Jackie Kamin and Sherrie McGraw once again enjoy a discussion to share some best practices on painting and drawing mediums to use to best capture your subject. Watch the video below or read the transcription to get their tips.
Jacqueline Kamin/ Oil showing beautiful paint qualityPaul Murray/ Pastel as... Read More
Sherrie McGraw/ Tang Horse in an inspired set up
Raw set up
Inspirational light on objects
David A Leffel/ Painting of same rug as part of a visual concep
David A Leffel/ Inspired by evening light in Des Montes
The most important way to find inspiration for a painting is to be open to... Read More
Listen in and watch as Sherrie McGraw, world-renowned artist and Drawing eCourse and art instructor, as well as Jacqueline Kamin, prestigious artist & instructor, give tips on the best art studio color for your wall to feel right at home and paint with great technique!
Sherrie's Art Studio Paint Color
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Jackie and Sherrie's discuss the best art studio light for painting and drawing to best optimize the experience. Listen in and watch as the provide valuable art tips for your craft!
Hi Sherrie, good afternoon.
How are you? You’re in your new place?
I'm in my new place, here we are... Read More
Watch Stacy Kamin as she discusses how the coronavirus quarantine and lock down has given her plenty of time to paint. She gives you a quick review of how to paint from sketches of a church in Spain. Stacy explains how she will paint from sketches. ... Read More
Finding Inspiration for a Painting
The most important requirement is the desire to paint. The best way to get started is have a collection of resources and references, like photos, sketches and other artists’ work that you admire. This can be inspirational when looking for ideas. Keep a sketchbook for... Read More
Painting Surfaces, Canvas, Boards
In a conversation between Jackie Kamin and Sherrie McGraw, we find out the different painting surfaces that they prefer.
Jackie: Hi Sherrie! Could you tell us what is the best painting surface to work on?
Sherrie: Hi Jackie! For smaller sizes, I prefer smooth boards to paint on. My... Read More
Shadow shapes and light is an important part of creating the illusion of three dimension on a flat surface. The problem of creating form from flat shapes is at the heart of the history of realism in art. A shadow needs to follow the shape of an object... Read More
How can I make corrections on my painting without causing muddy or chalky color?
Muddy and chalky color problem: “Where I run into trouble …. a painting is a series of corrections…..when I correct, the paint gets contaminated. It begins to look over-worked or milky. And if I work on... Read More
How do I prime a raw linen canvas?
This blog will explain priming raw linen and how to oil prime a raw linen canvas. This age-old archival method of priming a canvas for painting in oils creates a smooth surface that far surpasses what is available commercially. If you have... Read More