How to develop your artistic style?

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The question “How do I find my own artistic style?” is probably the question, fledgling artists ask themselves the most. Certain people have a natural affinity for certain activities. There are people, who are talented in mathematics and there are gifted musicians, but no one will be good at something if he/she does not practice. […]

Do you have to be talented to be an artist?

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What does talent mean? Those who love the works of an artist often tend to call the artist “talented”. But what does talent actually mean, and why is this term being used in such an inflationary way, especially in art? How talented do you have to be to be an artist? “I can´t even draw […]

Drawing From Life or a Photo: Which Is Better?

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Drawing models is a method that has been tested for centuries, used to improve the artist own drawing skills. Drawing from life or photo? Drawing models really trains the eye and is one of the most difficult artistic disciplines. Since the model may move and can be seen from any angle, it is much more […]

Sight-size method

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Sight-size refers to a method in which artists position themselves and the easel in such a way that they can paint the subject in exactly the size that it appears in their sight. Sight Size Tutorial Sight-size refers to a method in which you position yourself and the easel in such a way that you can […]

Growing dissatisfaction among German art students – Interview

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After six semesters at a German art university, Marius L. abandoned his studies to enroll in a private art academy, but where does the dissatisfaction of German art students come from? Marius, a gifted young artist, is now taking part in our flexible study program. He was ready to give us a short interview, in […]

Learn life drawing and painting

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Life drawing and painting are about representing the human body in all its shapes and forms. The representation of the naked body is a difficult but, at the same time, enormously important artistic task. You get to know the proportions and the anatomy of the human body and how to portray them. In addition, you […]

Learn to paint: varnish

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Varnish was traditionally applied to protect paintings from dust, dirt, smoke, etc. The varnish provides a non-porous, protective layer that is removable for conservation purposes; it serves its aesthetic purpose whilst also providing protection. If you like our videos, then subscribe to our Youtube channel.

Creativeworld 2017 – Winsor & Newton

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This video is the last one of the series of short interviews we made at the Creativeworld exhibition 2017. Miriam from Winsor & Newton is going to show us a very unique brush and an interesting color.

Creativeworld 2017 – Golden Artist Colors

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We had a very interesting interview with Bill Hartman of Golden Artist Colors at the Creativeworld 2017. In this video, Bill explains why Golden Artist Color has decided to promote and sell this modern watercolor “QoR” (Quality of Result) formulated with a synthetic binder called Aquazol.