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Artist Joyce Meier

AUSTRALIAN ARTIST Joyce Meier The Art Blog: Occasionally I find an artist that really inspires me to keep painting. Well here it is. This just raised the bar on when I will retire from painting. Joyce Meier couldn’t imagine doing anything else, and neither can I. So here’s to reaching my new goal of 94 […]

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[Artist Kyle Lambert] Beyonce

Beyoncé  Artist: Kyle Lambert iPad Painting Brushes App for the iPad This iPad finger painting of Beyoncé was my first serious attempt at painting with an iPad. It took 8 hours to complete in June 2010, only weeks after I purchased my first iPad. It was painted in the Brushes iPad app and exported as […]

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[Drawing Ideas] Great Composition

Learn to See the Negative Shapes or Space   Your Drawings Go from Good to Great!   As humans, we are so conditioned to focus on the object in front of us. As artists, it is important to see the spaces between and around the objects. These spaces are important and hold relative location and […]

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Artists : 08-10-11

Finger Painting on the Apple iPad from the live model • Artist David Jon Kassan [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OLP4nbAVA4?rel=0]   David Kassan ” A quick Apple ipad live fingerpainting demo that I streamed live from my Brooklyn studioon Monday June 21st. 2010, The model sat for 3 hours as I painted and answered questions on how I […]

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Drawings by Jacobson

Drawings – Windows Series Fine art prints from the popular “Windows Series” drawings. These fine art drawings are a sampling of figure drawings by artist Jackie Jacobson and are all in private and corporate collections.  The original drawings were done in the studio from live models by Jackie Jacobson. The women with hats group are […]

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8 Books You Should Own

Do you teach? That’s a question I’m asked weekly. My answer: Only on my blog. But…I learned some of what I know from these artists and their books. Each one is a great teacher! Why did these books make my favorite list?  If you’re wanting to make art…read on. If you wanting  to awaken the lost artist within…read on. If you’re making art…read on. […]

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Video Demo – Digital Painting on Layers

Non-Destructive Painting Today’s video lesson is about adding to an exisiting completed drawing or painting. You’ll still having the original piece without any changes. Layer painting is the process. Corel Painter 11  is the painting program. Sit back and watch artist Jackie Jacobson demonstrate the process she uses with Corel Painter 11. Meet the Artist …Jackie Jacobson Sit […]

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Drawing from the Model – 60 Minutes

Weekly Life Figure Drawing Series Meet Model PB Sketching Process – 60 minutes Pose I start with a 15 minute block-in quick sketch. Art Materials Used The Paper: White charcoal paper. When doing traditional drawing I use Canson Ingres paper with a laid finish. ( I was trained in the old masters style and that was their paper […]

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Drawing From the Model -Quick Sketches

Weekly Life Figure Drawing Series Meet Model S Quick Sketching – Short Poses I have chosen Pose #6 for todays drawings. They are all short poses, from 1 to 10 minutes. Quick sketching is the warm up process. Usually done on newsprint paper, the model does a series of one minute poses for a 20 […]

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Video Demo- Digital Oil Painting | corel painter

Corel Painter  Oil Painting   Today’s video demonstrates the brushes, paint and surface used in digitally painting with oils paints in Corel Painter. The brushes shown in the video were used by artist Jackie Jacobson in the above Painting of Sophia. After you watch the video, come back to the Sophia painting above, and check out […]

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Drawing from the Model – Self Portrait

Weekly Live Model Series The model didn’t show today This is a frequent occurrence at figure drawing sessions. You’re all setup and ready to draw. The model is a no show. What to do. Grab a hand, wall, or any other mirror. Go for it. You always have a model available. Today I’ll show you […]

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Digital Painting Demo – Get Started with Corel Painter 11

Meet the Artist …Jackie Jacobson Jackie’s painting The painting is done directly on the 21″ Wacom® Cintique monitor. Drawing and painting is done on the monitor using a digital pen. The digital studio is equipped with several digital pens, with nibs for different drawing and painting purposes. But it is the Corel® Painter 11 program that […]

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Drawing from the Model…The Windows Series

  Drawings from the Model The series titled “Windows” are views through a window. The models are wearing these elaborate hats in all 12 pieces of the series. My objective was to capture the emotion that I could see in their eyes, as I examined both external beauty and internal feelings.   Working with live  models, each drawing […]

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Drawing from the Model – Session 1

      Have you ever attended a Life Drawing Workshop? Drawing from the model is a weekly ritual for most figure and portrait artist.  I invite you to be part of this journey. Come into my studio, meet the model and look over my shoulder.  A new model or new pose each week, and a look into […]

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Sketchnotes

THIS IS BLOG WEEK   Did you ever think of taking notes and making those notes into a piece of art? I love to draw, so this really caught my attention. I found his blog and these incredible notes by John Uhri. This is a sample of one of the sketchnotes that he took at the […]

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