Paint the Rainbow: Exploring Color Theory in Painting
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Paint the Rainbow: Exploring Color Theory in Painting

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While the sheer spectrum of colors available to painters might seem infinite and complex, there’s actually a definite and, at its core, fairly simple order…

Tips for Painting Skin Tones in Acrylic
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Tips for Painting Skin Tones in Acrylic

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Painting skin tones in acrylic can be tricky. But why? In part, it’s inherent to the medium: the fact that acrylic paint dries darker than it…

How to Paint Lips
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How to Paint Lips

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No two set of lips are alike. But, that doesn’t mean they have to be hard to draw and paint! Despite how different lips may…

Mixed Media: Combining Watercolor and Acrylic in Painting
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Mixed Media: Combining Watercolor and Acrylic in Painting

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Acrylic and watercolor might seem as if they orbit in different artistic solar systems. Each is suited to very different styles of painting.Acrylic is a…

How to Paint Wood Grain in Just 3 Steps
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How to Paint Wood Grain in Just 3 Steps

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Wood texture is found everywhere. It’s a warm, comforting texture with a lot of interesting characteristics. And, it can be fun to paint if…

Like Buttering Bread: A Simple How-To for Palette Knife Painting
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Like Buttering Bread: A Simple How-To for Palette Knife Painting

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Do you like icing cupcakes? Think buttering bread is no sweat? Well, then you’ll probably enjoy palette knife painting and master the technique…

William Morris: The Most Celebrated Designer of the Arts & Crafts Movement
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William Morris: The Most Celebrated Designer of the Arts & Crafts Movement

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Elegant swirls of vines, flowers, and leaves in perfect symmetry, William Morris’ iconic patterns are instantly recognizable. Designed during the 1800's, Morris’ woodblock-printed…

How Design Thinking Adds Value to Innovation
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How Design Thinking Adds Value to Innovation

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Successful companies are always looking for new ways to compete in the marketplace. One approach, which has taken the corporate world by storm,…