Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) In a previous blog post, we explained 3 ways that artists can benefit from blogging. Basically: A blog provides exposure for you and your work. A blog provides insight into your working process. A blog facilitates connections between you and your fan base.…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) The Statue of Liberty is a massive sculpture located in New York Harbor. It was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and is a gift to the United States from France. Dedicated in 1886, it has become an icon of liberty and freedom and a recognized…Details
Pencils are the most basic art tool used by nearly every medium. For example: Painters use pencils to draft quick thumbnail sketches in their journals, and many use pencils to outline the composition on their canvas. Sculptors frequently brainstorm ideas in pencil, carefully considering each angle of the sculpture in their sketchbooks in order to…Details
Would you love to spend as much time as possible working on your art, instead of working a full-time job? For most artists, making a living from their art seems like an impossible dream that only a lucky few get the luxury to experience. But these days, being a full-time artist is within reach of…Details
The Many Different Hues of Blue.
The Many Different Hues of Blue.
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) In previous blog posts, we examined the many different shades of blue and studied the vibrant variations of yellow. In this post, let’s take a closer look at a color that also boasts just as many wide-ranging hues: the secondary color green. When painting…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) In springtime, many types of flowers are in full bloom. This renewal of plant life is accompanied with magnificent colored assortments of blooms, and intense fragrances. Beautiful collection of flowering patterns captures this mood. Daisies, tulips, lilies, roses, magnolias, chrysanthemums, amaryllises, crocuses, and sunflowers…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Jan van Eyck (c.1395-1441) was a Flemish painter who is now considered one of the leading Northern European artists of the 15th century. Van Eyck’s precise date of birth is unknown, and little is known too about his childhood. The earliest surviving record dates…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) It is well-documented that art-making can have a healing effect, especially for those suffering from emotional or physical pain. Making art allows people of all ages and all levels of ability to express themselves visually, in a way that transcends the limitations of verbal…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Many of us have fond memories of building sand castles at the beach when we were children; overturning buckets of sand to create towers, digging out moats, and sticking seashells into the damp castle walls. Even though we weren’t consciously aware of it at…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Before the invention of photography, artists had to work from real life. How did that affect artists’ working habits? The necessity of working from life meant that in order to paint a portrait, the sitter had to pose for hours, days, weeks, and sometimes…Details