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Painting Tutorials: Learn How to Paint with Oils, Acrylics, Pastels and Watercolors

As a watercolorist, I’ve been painting since the mid ’80′s. New techniques come and go but here’s one. . . read more

Welcome to the fifth article in my series on the classical painting method known as the Flemish Method. Used by 16th and 17th. . . read more

Welcome to the fourth article in my latest series describing the classic Flemish Method of painting.

If you haven't done so already, you'll probably want to read each of the previous articles in this series (listed in order below) so that you're all caught up.

So far we've covered:

How to . . . read more

I’m a watercolorist and have been painting since the mid 80′s. One of the hardest concepts to grasp as a beginner was. . . read more

Today I’ll be continues my current series exploring the Flemish method of painting. In my first article, I demonstrated how. . . read more

In my first article describing the Flemish method of painting, I talked about the first step of the process, including the drawing, inking, and the imprimatura. Today, I'll describe the umber layers (steps 2 and 3). For reference, here are all seven steps: 1. An imprimatura 2. First umber layer 3. Second. . . read more

The method of painting I’ll be describing in this series is based on the methods of Flemish Masters of the 16th and 17th. . . read more

Welcome back to EmptyEasel everyone! This Saturday we’re helping to give away a ton of FREE downloadable copies of. . . read more

One amazing feature of the pastel medium is the contrast you can get using its brilliant colors against a neutral or dark background. Want to capture the mystery of a picturesque night scene? Pastels are a great way to go!

Here is a step-by-step guide for anyone who’d like to create a night-themed painting with soft pastels.

Step 1: Compose your sketch

As. . . read more

Welcome back to another FREE eGuide Saturday here at EmptyEasel! Today, four very talented artists have come together to share. . . read more

Buying art materials can get pricey—and soft pastels are no exception—but if you’re looking for ways to save some. . . read more




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