Should I Use Acrylic or Oil Paint?

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Opinions diverge when it comes to whether is better to use oil or acrylic paints. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. We’ll show you the differences so that you can get rid of all the prejudices you may have against oil painting and start using them. Many people believe that painting with oils is more […]

How to Paint a Still Life?

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Before we talk about how to paint a still life, let´s talk about what still life is. When you think about still life you think about the paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries, in which the painter composed flowers, fruits, venisons, poultry, fishes, sweet things, utensils, copper dishes, books, musical instruments, glasses or silverware […]

How to create 3D drawings

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Many people are thrilled when they see a three-dimensional drawing To learn the most important principles, it is better to start with a simple drawing exercise. Take a pencil of thickness 2b, a kneadable eraser, and a white drawing paper. In order to draw a 3D picture, you need to be familiar with tonalities. Now […]

Become an architect by learning professional drawing

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If you concern yourself with the meaning of the word architect, you will find that it is connected to ‘foundation’, ‘art’ and ‘craft’. It’s obvious that an architect needs to be a creative person. But which skills does someone need exactly to be successful in the field of creativity and art? Of course, you will […]

Pablo Ruiz Picasso

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Pablo Ruiz Picasso – Born on October 25th, 1881, deceased on April 8th, 1973 at age 91 He is known as one of the most important artists of the 20th century. He stands as a role model and incarnation of modern art, more than any other artist. Besides being a painter, illustrator and sculptor he was […]

Can you learn professional drawing or painting or do you need a special talent?

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In general, it is possible to learn almost anything. Just like with sports, music, reading and writing, you need fundamental knowledge of the basic rules and a lot of training to be successful. Having talent surely can be helpful. But what exactly is talent? Wikipedia speaks of “outstanding aptitude”, which is the ability to “do a certain […]