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Get Smart: 10 Art Tips from the Pros + a Drawing Competition for Kids!

Need some tips for getting creative (and staying healthy) with the kids this summer? Take a hint from our very own Adrienne Wright, Val Jones, Patricia Kreiser, and Virginia Law, who were recently featured in the Get Smart Newsletter, put out by the CDC. 60 more words



Wondering how the lines stay white in my paintings? Drawing gum! It dries blue and acts as a resist, keeping the areas white while I continue to paint. 14 more words

“I wish to paint in such a manner as if I were photographing dreams.”

Zdzislaw Beksiński


Spring time poetry inspired watercolours, Hills Road Adult Ed. 11 May 2015

These watercolour paintings were inspired by Spring time themed writing or poetry.

With thanks to: Irene, George, Geoffrey, Fernando, Kelly, Tina and Catherine.

Beautiful paintings and really carefully mixed colours and the use of techniques, for example the wet on wet on the yellow and purple in the petals of the pansies. 42 more words

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How to Paint an Old Barn: Steps 5-8

Here are the next steps in painting the above old barn painting (I decided to show the finished product first!)

Step 5: Adding More Details  255 more words

Oil Painting