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Draw a Horses Face in 3 Steps

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of petting a horse, it’ll come as no surprise that this majestic animal is such a popular drawing subject. In the United States, they’re a common sight in city parades, racetracks, and farms. In my rural neighborhood, I can count five homesteads that have horses, and I never get tired of seeing them when I drive or walk by.
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Techniques and Tips

Draw with Your Brush

White Radiance by Scott Royston,2007, oil on canvas, 14 x 11.When Scott Royston sets his sights on flowers for one of his still life painting compositions, he isn’t drawn to tiny buds or small bouquets but expressive flora in full bloom. His next steps make up an impromptu oil painting lesson that I want to share with you.
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Drawing

Advice for Using Intense Color

Autumn Art Colors That Are Powerful But Not OverwhelmingI’ve always loved the varied and intense colors of fall. With the season just starting, I realized it is the perfect time to share with you this stunning oil painting by artist Bob Rohm entitled Morning Color.It’s a wonderful example of how intense your art colors can be.
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Drawing

How to Draw Expressive Faces

Express Yourself Through ArtWhen I was a kid, my mom always cut coupons on Sunday morning. I’d sit beside her and do the same. However, I’d flip through magazines and newspapers and cut out pictures I liked or lettering I thought was neat.I never gave up my artsy coupon clipping habit because it’s a great way to pull inspirational images into my orbit.
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Drawing

Intuition, Emotion and Expressiveness in Watercolor

Stir the Emotions!Thomas Schaller’s watercolor paintings alone are enough to stir emotion in the viewer. But add to that his journey, and you’ll have a new level of appreciation for what he brings to the table.Schaller is one of our featured artist-instructors, and his story inspires me to want to paint, explore and mostly live an artful life.
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Art History

Happy Birthday, Frida. This Celeb Costumes For You.

Celebrities Honor Frida Kahlo with Updo’s, Mustaches and MonkeysJuly 6th marks Frida Kahlo‘s birth, and this anniversary puts the famed Mexican artist at 110. During her lifetime, Kahlo’s style was as much of note as her art, perhaps because so often one leveraged the other.Kahlo created 55 self-portraits (close to a third of her total painting output), and each showcased her powerful individualism, the pride she had in her heritage and her desire to conceal certain parts of her body and reveal others.
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