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Watercolor Lessons – Painting Black and Brown Hair

I love to share what I have discovered on my painting journey. My painting style can best be described as naturalistic realism. Many of my paintings include people in a pensive or thought provoking pose. Part of the feeling of reality is due to the way I use my watercolor. I am able to create paintings where the viewer of the painting can become lost inside the world within the frame.
I am often asked how to paint specific things. One of the most asked questions relates to painting hair. In this article I will share with you how I …

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Oil Painting Lessons – Where to Start?

So you’ve decided to start oil painting, but you’ve realized it’s a lot more complex than you once thought. Where do you go next? You find some oil painting lessons. Oil painting lessons are a great way to learn all the tips and tricks you need to know to start painting like a master.
Good lessons will cover the basics of drawing, composition, form, color, and the properties of oil paint itself.
The most important part of learning how to oil paint is actually learning how to draw! It seems silly, but if you can draw well, you already have …