Tag Archives: Painting

Portrait and Landscape Painting With Acrylics

Portrait and Landscape Painting With Acrylics Step by Step instructional techniques on how to portrait and landscape paint. Learn to paint even if you have never painted before! With these lessons teaching yourself is easier than you think. Amaze yourself … Continue reading

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Create a Painting On My First Try? Yes, Please!

Artist Al Gury is known for his direct or alla prima painting knowledge. The oil painting, above, shows his decisive ability tocreate complex colors and shapes through successive layers. I love saying the phrase 'alla prima' but it's way harder … Continue reading

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Check Out the Artist Daily Facebook Painting of the Month

July is here and let's celebrate our freedom with some friggin' art. Come see the Facebook Painting of the Month and congratulate your fellow artist. And like the Artist Daily Facebook page if you haven't already. Enjoy the weekend! Artist … Continue reading

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Painting Portraits with Personality, Mood, and Character

Portrait of Ginevra di Benci by Leonardo da Vinci,1474-1476, oil painting on wood, 16.5 x 14.5. I've described the most important technical parts of my study of Da Vinci: line and anatomy. When I began to study how to paint, … Continue reading

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There’s No Better Way to Begin Painting

This is an underdrawing for Michael's large oil painting, Air (72 x 104). I really feel like I've grown so much during my time at Artist Daily, and in large part that is because of my exposure to the staff … Continue reading

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