Tag Archives: Edges

Painting with layers in Artrage

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USING LAYERS: be experimental! There are many ways to use Layers. And you don’t need to use them at all if you don’t want to… New Layers: If you make a New Layer in Artrage you will find you can … Continue reading

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Free drawing with Artrage

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The Mindset

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The Mind of the Artist. Visual artists, working in any medium (even an iPad!) tend to think in terms of shapes, lines, colours and textures, tones. Some use spatial qualities. Artists can observe this way in the real world or  … Continue reading

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Observing Still Life closely…. to draw what you see…

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Set up a simple still life….you only have a small iPad screen. As a learner you are going to draw that particular group of objects in front of you as they are. In my case it was that pear in … Continue reading

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Drawing Still Life

Still Life Painting has a long history… from the detailed complexity of the Dutch painters in the 16th Century to artists like Chardin in the !8th and Cezanne in the 19th/20th Century. Every still life painting has a drawing behind … Continue reading

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Drawing traditionally and for fun

Drawing is perhaps the basis of all visual art: we can draw with many types of media, pencils, pens, charcoal, your finger etc. You can also draw and block in shapes with a brush, a roller, or a palette knife … Continue reading

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