Learn why copper, a medium that particularly appealed to collectors in the 16th and 17th centuries, has been rediscovered by artists today.
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Would you like to try abstract painting for the first time or paint with a little more skill or inspiration? If so, turn to ArtWeb for some timely advice.
It’s a fascinating question for new and experienced oil painters alike: What surface, or ‘support’ to use the popular painters’ parlance, should you actually be painting on when you work with oils? You probably won’t be taken aback when told…
A brief guide on the techniques, materials and history of Chinese traditional painting.
Learn about 5 techniques that will help you to get more out of acrylic painting, with the help of ArtWeb.
The title of this blog post may give the impression that I am about to give you a definitive rundown of all of the things that you should be aware of before you attempt to paint with oils — and…
It’s fair to say that the male nude in art has undergone something of a chequered history.
Acrylic is the painting medium that many of those who casually dabble in the discipline are most familiar with—and for good reason.
As a drawing and painting medium, ink has been available to us for as long as almost any alternative.
Is white a mere neutral or ‘base’ colour for artists, or is it the colour – one of the most literally illuminating of all? It’s not a question that has necessarily been asked as often as it should have been…