Category: Painting

Still life painting: Nutella, Pumpkin and Madonna

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A fusion between traditional realistic painting and modernism! We present you this series of still life paintings, which are realized remaining loyal to the traditional realistic style, however with a dash of modernity. The headphones series by the Swedish artist Ricky Larsson. It all began when Ricky Larsson began to combine his three favorite things […]

Surrealism

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Fantasy merges into Reality! Surrealism unleashes our imagination and mixes it with reality. It is a world that uses realism to break away from it. This art movement received important impulses from the psychoanalysis developed by Siegmund Freud, which deals in particular with the interpretation of dreams and with the subconscious. Surrealism – what’s that? […]

Life drawing and painting

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Life drawing and painting: playing with the human proportions When life drawing and painting we concentrate intensively on the human body. Each and every person is unique, and the same is true for their bodies. Through the artistic staging and the interaction of light and shadow we can observe every single parts and characteristic of […]

Drawing and painting like the Old Masters

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Drawing and painting like the Old Masters at the Academy of Fine Art Germany The tradition of classical European realistic painting was completely lost in Germany. However, it has recently found its way back to Germany, thanks to the Academy of Fine Art Germany. The tradition passed down from one generation of artists to the […]

Realistic painting and drawing? How fascinating!

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Realistic painting and drawing? WOW! Being able to paint and draw realistically is probably the highest artistic and manual target humans can achieve. It is fascinating to look at a realistic work as a whole and, at the same time, at its details. At first, the entire painting is what impresses us, but then, only […]

Oil painting: Tips and Tricks for beginners

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Thanks to oil painting you can create amazing artworks Oil painting has many advantages over other materials such as acrylic. On this regard, you can take a look at our post: “Should I Use Acrylic or Oil Paint?”. In this article, we show you tips and tricks for oil painting. What makes oil painting so […]

Digital painting – Photoshop Realistic Paint Technique

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Digital Painting: painting and drawing in the digital world Our new teacher Tobias Nilsson is passionate about digital painting. For him, it is relaxing to sit in front of a computer and to create artworks with Photoshop following the traditional methods of classical painting, but giving them an additional modern character. Digital painting offers many […]

Realistic oil painting

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Realistic oil painting is my passion! It is fascinating to look at an oil painting that is an imitation of nature. Whether it is a still life, or a portrait, or a landscape or an historical event, we like to look at it and to lose ourselves in the feelings that the painting awakens in […]

Oil Painting – How to prepare a canvas

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You have a great idea in your head, and you want to turn it into an oil painting? We’ll show you how to do it professionally! Before it comes to the actual process of painting, you have to pay attention to the choice and preparation of some very important things. We recommend you buy a […]