Painting shadows

Learn how to add depth and drama to your paintings by mastering the art of painting shadows. Explore techniques and tips to enhance your artwork and bring it to life.
If you are just starting out in painting, one of the first areas I suggest you learn is how light and shadow work. It influences almost everything we do as artists - the colors we use, our compositions, our brushwork, how we render form and so on. It is also one of the few aspects of art which is not that subjective because it is based more on science. With light and shadow, you either have it right or wrong. There is usually no in-between. This is handy for artists as so many other aspects ... Painting & Drawing, Painting Techniques, Portraits, Art Lessons, Oil Painting Tips, Oil Painting Techniques, Oil Painting For Beginners, How To Paint, Teaching Art

If you are just starting out in painting, one of the first areas I suggest you learn is how light and shadow work. It influences almost everything we do as artists - the colors we use, our compositions, our brushwork, how we render form and so on. It is also one of the few aspects of art

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Kim Shrader
Claude Monet's Palette Art, Painting & Drawing, Run Through, Flight, Equipment, Post, Box, Options, Atelier

The artist palette is an essential piece of equipment for holding and mixing your paint. There are many different types of artist palettes you can choose from, such as the classic wooden palette, or more contemporary options like glass or disposable palettes. In this post, I will run through some of the different options so

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Aneta Hrádková
Painting Techniques, Art Techniques, Art, Ink, Oil Painting For Beginners, Oil Painting Techniques, Painting Edges, Paint Cans, Pintura

The way a shadow is painted can make a painting as easy as ruining it. Shadows should not be done at a last-minute after the fact, something totally separate from the main subject of the painting, but should be taken as seriously as anything else.There are many things to consider when it comes to painting shadows and it is not as easy as putting black paint on. Let's take a look at the tips and techniques painters use to create realistic shadows that are part of the final painting...

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Iselda Eloff