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Skin Tones

Hi ALL!! I would like to know how to paint realistic skin tones in acrylics. I have attached  a couple of pictures for a guidance. I just k…

Started by Wayne Llewellyn

11 Aug 21, 2013
Reply by Carla Cryptic

Hyperrealism family portrait

Attempts at hyperrealism for a commission piece in charcoal

Started by John Steele

0 Jul 24, 2013

New Here

Hobby artist who is still growing and evolving as an artist.

Started by Chanda Monk

3 May 25, 2013
Reply by Tj Voelker

Guacamole WIP

This is a step by step project in colored pencils, in a realist technique of a still life subject.(For the theory part see "What is a WIP a…

Started by Elena Malec

33 Mar 22, 2013
Reply by Margaret Hamm (Maggie)

Hi everyone

I have been drawing for several years but now instead of just drawing for fun I am getting serious. I plan to go to college and get an art…

Started by Brittany Curry

6 Feb 25, 2013
Reply by bushra faisal

Stuck between two worlds of art

In the last few  months I have been taking Acrylic classes, I felt I needed some 'color' in my life.  I've had some success but now find I…

Started by Wanda Sue Bailey

3 Nov 20, 2012
Reply by Tina Hickman


Hi all you pastelists out there. I have started this pastel painting but have spoilt it with the left foot. I think it's too big. Could any…

Started by freda sidaravicius

2 Sep 11, 2012
Reply by Christina Mcclintock

Scratch Board Art

This is a picture I did of a tiger in scratch board. I really enjoyed this piece.

Started by karen flood

2 Aug 13, 2012
Reply by Melanie L. Wood

Best paper for colored pencil drawing

Hello all! I mostly work in colored pencil and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions as to what  type of paper use? The problem I a…

Started by Julie Weiss

5 May 27, 2012
Reply by Allen R. Palmer

Polymere varnish on acrylic paint

After months of working on a large painting that is very dark, (a night time scene) I brushed on a coat of acrylic gloss varnish. The conta…

Started by Justine Javes

3 Apr 24, 2012
Reply by Stephen Edwards



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