Core Topics


Framing Resources and information about matting and framing belong in this area. General Painting This section is for "all things painting." General Drawing This section is for "all things drawing." Composition This section is for information regarding Composition and Design. Color This is the place for discussing and sharing resources about color. Materials Please post any issues or advice about art materials in this section.
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About the Core Topics category 1 February 5, 2017
VIDEO:Developing those "Detail Brush" Skills 2 June 11, 2019
Large scale paintings 5 June 11, 2019
Brush Cleaner Particulates 13 June 10, 2019
Does Size Matter? (Should I Compose Big or Small Artworks) 21 June 10, 2019
Painting Oils on top of Acrylic 7 June 6, 2019
VIDEO:The Source Of Purple | The Worst Jobs in History:The Royals 3 June 6, 2019
Dynamic Symmetry—A Criticism by Edwin M. Blake (The Art Bulletin 1921) Part 2 1 May 28, 2019
Dynamic Symmetry—A Criticism by Edwin M. Blake (The Art Bulletin 1921) Part 1 1 May 28, 2019
Stylus option: The Pin Vise 3 May 21, 2019
The palette of a madman 10 May 12, 2019
Surface smoothness 23 April 18, 2019
The Science of Color Explained by Art via Invaluable 1 April 14, 2019
From Palette to Canvas - Color in "Context" 2 April 3, 2019
How Important is Precise Colour Selection? 7 March 20, 2019
20 Artists, from Photo to Final (David Palumbo via Muddy Colors) 1 March 18, 2019
ColorWell Munsell Explorer and Paint Finder 5 March 5, 2019
Learn How Color Theory Can Push Your Creativity to the Next Level (via My Modern Met) 1 March 5, 2019
Making Choices with Second Star to the Right 2 February 18, 2019
Why Learn to Draw When You Can Trace? by David Jamieson of Vitruvian Studios 1 February 18, 2019
Chiaroscuro vs. the 'Contour Method' 7 February 17, 2019
Easel and Palette Lights 25 February 15, 2019
Getting to the Point (The Pencil Point that Is...) 21 February 11, 2019
Still life Compositional tweaks 7 February 5, 2019
The "Secret" to Rembrandt's Impasto Unveiled 1 January 30, 2019
To oil out or not? 11 January 19, 2019
Perception and the Ever-Elusive Ellipse 1 January 11, 2019
Lint and Dust 6 January 8, 2019
Pantone 2019 Color of the Year - Living Coral 1 January 2, 2019
Frightfully pointy pencils 4 December 31, 2018