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Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks

Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks From bold to abstract to geometric patterns — explore all the results you can get when batik painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks. The post Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks appeared first on Artists Network. Source: #Art Materials Batik Painting with Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks Read More »

Adobe’s New Color Picker is Made Just for Artists

Adobe’s New Color Picker is Made Just for Artists

Adobe’s New Color Picker is Made Just for Artists A Playful Palette Brought to You by Adobe Masha Shugrina demonstrates “painting recoloring” by editing each painting’s palette history and applying the color changes to the strokes. This will also change related palettes. For example, changing the castle’s color will also change its reflection, because these palettes are linked. Digital palettes always sound promising in theory. However, three Adobe researchers — Masha Shugrina, Jingwan Lu and ... Read More »

Intaglio Printmaking Made Simple | Here Are The 5 Key Processes

Intaglio Printmaking Made Simple | Here Are The 5 Key Processes

Intaglio Printmaking Made Simple | Here Are The 5 Key Processes Often, when viewing an exhibition of prints, we’ll look at the labels and discover the names of printing media we don’t fully understand. What’s the difference between a drypoint and an aquatint? Between a monotype and a monoprint? Between a lithograph and a linocut?   Venice by Stephen Parrish, ca. 1885, etching   For starters, there are four traditional printmaking categories: relief (which includes such ... Read More »

Drawing Materials and Methods: 5 Tips from Top Artists

Drawing Materials and Methods: 5 Tips from Top Artists

How does a light source affect the translucence of an object? Which eraser is right for your drawing? We’ve got the answers to these questions and other key drawings topics from top artists. Here are 5 drawing tips sure to take your skills up a notch. Enjoy! 1. Pay Attention to Light When Drawing Transulent Objects Illustration by Margaret Davidson.   Translucent objects are tricky to draw because their appearance changes depending on whether the ... Read More »

Syed Haider Raza: As Seen Through The Stretched Terrains of Time And Tide

Syed Haider Raza: As Seen Through The Stretched Terrains of Time And Tide

23rd July this year, marked the first death anniversary of S.H Raza; a painter whose imagination celebrated colors, ideologies, and abstraction on canvas. Raza was one of the first painters to initiate the Progressive art movement in pre-independence India, along with greats like Hussain, Souza and Bakre and Ara. After his demise last year, a lot has been said and shared about S.H Raza. To do justice to this article, I visited two exhibitions in Delhi, ... Read More »

These 6 Watercolor Hacks Will Make You and Your Wallet Happy

These 6 Watercolor Hacks Will Make You and Your Wallet Happy

Watercolor Painting Hacks Savvy Artists Will Love Do you love taking time out to focus on your creativity, but you are on a budget? Save time, save money and give an old item new purpose with these six watercolor hacks! Because easier and more efficient are qualities everyone could use in their painting routine. 1. Backyard Mark-Makers If texture plays any role in your watercolor painting, you probably own some not-so-traditional art tools. Dawn Beedell, ... Read More »

Art Machines: Viscosity Test

When you get the opportunity to go behind the scenes with paint-makers and manufacturers–you take it! Explore Winsor & Newton’s “Art Machines,” which pull back the curtain to reveal the company’s unique investment in craftsmanship, research and development of premium paints. Leading the Resistance Let’s look at how paint viscosity is tested by Winsor & Newton to ensure outstanding consistency in every batch. It’s a chance to go behind the scenes at their London laboratory ... Read More »

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