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10 Helpful Tips for Encaustic Painting from Cathy Nichols

Encaustic is one of the oldest artistic mediums in the world. Mixed-media artist Cathy Nichols enjoys creating bright, lively encaustic paintings, and has provided ten helpful tips for all artists interested in painting with hot wax.Enjoy this mini lesson from Cathy’s Encaustic Painting Techniques video download on Mark Making and Color.
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4 Tips for Colored Pencil Artists

Recent years have seen colored pencils taken up by an increasing number of artists, and work created with colored pencil sits in elite private collections and museums. Whether you’re a seasoned colored pencil artist or someone looking to dip their toe into these waters for the first time, Drawing magazine and Artist’s Network have what you need to get the most out of your colored pencil drawings.
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Creativity Inspiration

Artists United

The Network team has made the transition to working from home in order to keep everyone safer against the spread of COVID-19, but we’re still here to support your creativity, provide community, and celebrate the therapeutic power of art.We will be bringing you a variety of content to keep you positive and motivated–from how to make great art at home and breaking through creative blocks, to tips for making time for art every day, roundups of online inspiration destinations, and more.
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Techniques and Tips

Painting Flowers Step by Step: White Tulips

The conventional way of painting white flowers is to paint the negative space surrounding the flower. The other technique is to treat a white flower like any other flower, only with much less paint, letting the white of the paper represent the brightest hues. The principal idea in the latter method is to paint the lines that imply the shape and let the white of the paper represent the flower.
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