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It is no secret, I love the impressionist movement. But how exactly do you paint in an impressionist style? Many artists seem to use it as an excuse to paint sloppy (see my post here). But really, impressionism is just a relaxed form of realism in my opinion. Accuracy is still extremely important in impressionism. In this post, we will run through some tips to help you paint like an impressionist. #painting #color #drawpaintacademy
A well designed composition is the foundation of a good painting. Using leading lines, keeping your focal point out of the center, and establishing a good balance are the keystones to a successful composition. If you're a painter or artist of any style you'll want to snag these inspirational art tips! Save this pin and click through to read more!
How to Paint like Claude Monet. Like many other aspiring artists, when I started painting I was fascinated in creating paintings which looked like photographs. I tried to paint everything with meticulous detail. But Monet and many of the other Impressionists taught me that less is often more in a painting and that there is a subtle beauty in letting the imagination do some of the work. #drawpaintacademy
10 Landscape Painting Tips Perfect For Beginners. Landscape painting can be as simple or as complex as you want to make it. It is a fantastic subject for those just starting out with painting, but very few artists actually master the art of landscape painting. Whilst these tips are targeted at beginners, even advanced artists may find value in revisiting the basics. #drawpaintacademy
Tear paper towel in a random shape and using as a mask, using the stylus tool, a clean tip, and a light tapping motion, lightly sponge in sky with the shades of blue, peri, and pink ink. Move the paper towel down the card several times, changing the angle of the paper towel each time. Start with lightest color first, and progress to the darker colors. You are making random cloud shapes, so be sure to leave plenty of white space in the sky.