Core Topics


Framing Resources and information about matting and framing belong in this area. Composition This section is for information regarding Composition and Design. Materials Please post any issues or advice about art materials in this section. General Drawing This section is for "all things drawing." Color This is the place for discussing and sharing resources about color. General Painting This section is for "all things painting."
About the Core Topics category [Core Topics] (1)
Surface smoothness [Materials] (15)
Making Choices with Second Star to the Right [Composition] (2)
Why Learn to Draw When You Can Trace? by David Jamieson of Vitruvian Studios [General Drawing] (1)
ColorWell Munsell Explorer and Paint Finder [Color] (1)
Chiaroscuro vs. the 'Contour Method' [General Painting] (7)
Easel and Palette Lights ( 2 ) [Materials] (25)
Getting to the Point (The Pencil Point that Is...) ( 2 ) [Materials] (21)
Still life Compositional tweaks [Composition] (7)
The "Secret" to Rembrandt's Impasto Unveiled [Materials] (1)
To oil out or not? [General Painting] (11)
Perception and the Ever-Elusive Ellipse [General Drawing] (1)
Lint and Dust [Materials] (6)
Pantone 2019 Color of the Year - Living Coral [Color] (1)
Frightfully pointy pencils [General Drawing] (4)
SNAG-ging a Representation [General Painting] (7)
Material Myths, FAQs, and Common Misconceptions from MITRA PART II [Materials] (1)
Material Myths, FAQs, and Common Misconceptions from MITRA PART I [Materials] (1)
Oil Color Palettes throughout History [General Painting] (1)
The Color of Art Pigment Database [Color] (1)
DRAWING:VIDEO:Addressing a Paper Burnish with Sandpaper [General Drawing] (1)
Paint Seams and the Aggregate Problem [General Painting] (1)
Regarding Leading Lines [Composition] (1)
Drying times, Lights, and An issue with Retouch Varnish [Materials] (1)
Brushwork with Gregory Manchess (Muddy Colors) [General Painting] (1)
Griz and Norm Tuesday Tips [General Drawing] (1)
Brushes for Varnishing [Materials] (6)
Liquin Original versus Liquin Fine Detail [Materials] (2)
Utrecht Cadmium Free Colors [Materials] (2)
Sizing up a few Sight-Size Issues Part II [General Drawing] (4)