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10 quotes about artists

DOLE BLUDGER ALERT: Beneath the dizzy adornments of art lies a deep expression of an attitude towards life. Artists are outsiders, from the fringes of society they tiptoe over our collective prayers. You know you have reached the summit of a mountain when you are exhausted and have magnificent views of beauty. By the age […]

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Online how not to draw and paint classes.

CONTRAST ALERT: Use contrast to create visual interest; contrast light/shade, warm/cool, bright/dull. Too much contrast is confusing, too little bland. Drawing is making marks represent something. The greatest freedom art endows is the freedom to be wrong. Art gives generalisations a good name. Complementary colours sit opposite one another in the traditional colour circle; when […]