Mixing Flesh Tones Painting flesh tones is one of the challenges of portrait painting. In all honesty cannot be achieved by using tubes of flesh tint and portrait pink. Skin is not the same colour all over. Skin has nuances  of colour and light and shade, so mixing flesh tones is always the best policy. […]

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One of the things that distinguishes one artist from another is their palette – the colours they use to create their paintings. It is often a good idea to limit your palette to just a few colours, I would suggest five. The reason is twofold, one you really have to learn and be creative with […]

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This is part 2 of my art tutorial on How to Paint a Landscape. This time I am focusing on the use of scale to create depth in the landscape painting. This combined with the fact that colours get lighter as they go into the background creates distance in the landscape. I explain how this […]

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