When I look at a landscape, I love for my eyes to travel around the painting taking in the depth and range that the artist has rendered.
I recently decided to try my hand at a photography project and found the perfect book to guide the way, Shooting With Soul by Alessandra Cave from Quarry Books.
Knowing the color wheel can really make a difference in your art work. By using colors that are next to each other on the color wheel you are able to create a mood for your piece. When you use opposite colors (also known as complimentary colors) on the color wheel, you are able to really make things "pop." Also, knowing what colors we can mix to make new colors can be very helpful.
We love the titles we find in our collection of vintage Walter T. Foster books: Still Life is Exciting. It's true though! There is an exhilirating art to putting together and drawing or painting a distinct still life. And since art is timeless, we're sharing some tips from the archives.
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