If Elvis was a bird would he be a tufted titmouse?
We’ll be covering 3 Steps to Beautiful Botanical Watercolor painting in this three step Zoom workshop.
The magic of hummingbirds provides for great artistic inspiration.
Click the links for a look back at the main reds used by most artists, for a bit of history and a few tips. Wallet Friendly Fire-engine Red Expensive Wormy Insect Red The Invisible Color of Harmonious War Incredible Inedible Yellow-reds The Rosy Red Sisters The Queen’s Red
Colorful Fridays is recapping the colors covered. Here are the main shades of green on most artist’s palettes: Mossy Knife Sharpening Green Fruity Green Berry, Berry Grass Green Shady Green
“Artists are in some sense neurologist, studying the brain with techniques unique to them.” Semir Zeki* One writer sees the future of science as the incorporation of the arts into science. Jonathan Lehrer wrote an article titled, The Future of Science..is Art, detailing the many ways science and the process of discovery has come aboutContinue reading “The Future of Art …Is Science”
“But, luckily, he kept his wits and his purple crayon.” From Harold and the Purple Crayon (1955) (from Sensationalcolor.com) If you want to know more about this deep rich clear purple, look to the artists. Only the artists have an appreciation for this purest purple. Dioxazine Purple is a mainstay for today’s flower and natureContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Two Carl, Keep Calm Purple”
“The day is coming where a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” Paul Cezanne (from The Painter’s Keys) A look at another story on the sad state of the financial situations of art museums brings on more speculation as to how they have gotten into this position. Today’s story is on theContinue reading “Rat Party Messes”
“A black cat crossing your path signifies that the cat is going somewhere.” Groucho Marx Artists are divided on the use of black in painting. Many artists prefer to mix black from complementary colors believing this mix to have more depth than actual black from a tube. Some artists use no black at all. RembrandtContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Basically Black”
“If you see a tree as blue, then make it blue.” Paul Gauguin (from Sensational Color) Phthalo Blue is anything but a soft, peaceful calming blue. Phthalo Blue will knock the socks off of any mix it comes in contact with. Phthalo Blue is not for the feeble hearted. Generally blues are thought to beContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Blow Out Blue”