The Painting Process

Collection by Ward Brewer

Ward Brewer
This is how to think about the face when you're painting it. Frederic Fiebig - Facial planes example Frederic Fiebig

Alsace-collections - Le réseau des collectionneurs Alsaciens - Tableaux Alsaciens


How to Make Skin Color in Oil Painting - Fine Art Blogger

Mixing skin tones in oil painting can be a tough task for most of the beginners in painting. Here let us discuss about the different aspects of mixing color

Albrecht Rissler's Drawing Landscape #sketchbook

Albrecht Rissler's Drawing Landscape

I have been always a pencil – all my life (Henry de Toulouse-Lautrec)

Joaquin Sorolla's "Flamenco Dancer"


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Love these colors and the brush strokes! Kathryn Townsend

Zangle Cove - SOLD

"Zangle Cove", 10 x 12 In, Oil on Museum Board This is another view out my window, with Dana Passage at the very left and Zangle Cove on the right. These studies from the back of my house are quickly painted and I'm trying not to give in to the habit of "fixing" them--I'm just leaving them alone.

Edward Hopper's NIGHTHAWKS sketches

Hopper Edward | Studies for Nighthawks: A Pair of Drawings (1942) | MutualArt

View Studies for Nighthawks: A Pair of Drawings (1942) By Edward Hopper; charcoal on paper; 4 x 7½ in. (10.2 x 19.1 cm.), 4½ x 8½ in. (11.4 x 21.6 cm.), 4 x 7 in. (10.2 x 17.8 cm.), 5 x 8½ in. (12.7 x 21.6 cm.); . Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt.

Working on the basics today in class, stressing a solid under painting and thin versus thick with almost no color. The darks are Raw Umber and Ultramarine Blue and the lights are the same with the addition of white. More info on my site...

Studio Blog

Aaron Westerberg is one of Southern California's los angeles' artists. He features figuratives, still lifes, and landscapes, and demonstrates in both pencil drawing as well as painting.

Salvator Mundi

Albrecht Dürer | Salvator Mundi | The Met

Along with the Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (The Met 14.40.633), the Salvator Mundi (Savior of the World) is one of two exceptional paintings by Albrecht Dürer in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum

Robert Ridgway, the Smithsonian’s first curator of birds, used color as a tool to help identify bird species. Unsatisfied with existing color standards, he created his own color dictionary for naturalists in 1886. His expanded edition of 1912 contains 1,115 named colors.  Robert Ridgway, Color Standards and Color Nomenclature, Washington, D.C., 1912

Matching Color

A Dutch manual about watercolor painting from 1670

The History of Color in Architectural Drawing: From Simple Sketches to Today's Renderings

How cultural and artistic shifts changed the way we visualize buildings