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  • Color Theory Lesson: Using Black and White

    Color Theory Lesson: Using Black and White

    While it may seem logical that to lighten a color you add white to it and that to darken it you add black, this is an oversimplification. White reduces brightness so although it makes a color lighter, it removes its vibrancy. Black doesn’t so much add darkness as create murkiness (though there are instances in […]

  • 10 Acrylic Painting Tips for Beginners

    10 Acrylic Painting Tips for Beginners

    Acrylics are extremely versatile, fast-drying paints, and can be used straight from the tube like oils or thinned with water or a medium and used like watercolors. And a lot in-between. Here are a few tips to help you get started painting with acrylics. Tip 1: Keeping Acrylic Paints Workable Because acrylics dry so fast, squeeze only a little […]



    TURNING DRAWING GOALS INTO A REALITY How many times have your good intentions to draw failed? You buy a new book and become inspired by someone else’s journey. You visit an art store and beguiled by the shiny pencils and inviting paper, load up your shopping basket and leave the shop with your wallet lighter […]


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