Technique Tuesdays: Positive & Negative Space

What is it? The concept of positive and negative space is a fairly simple one. The subject of a work of art occupies the positive space, while everything else is considered negative space. Nearly every piece of representational art contains positive and negative space. The way that artists make use of positive and negative space…

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Technique Tuesday: Painting from Photos

Happy Tuesday! Today’s post is part one of a mini-series of posts looking at the different methods artists use for reference when they’re working on a painting. Essentially, there are 5 ways an artist might paint: 1. From life (this applies to both plein air painting and indoor painting from a still-life set or a…

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