I just finished this oil painting and my first attempt at reflection and though it is quite a challenge the effort was a great learning tool and will defiantly do more. Thanks for looking.…Continue
A couple of weeks back I took a photo editing class and this opened up a brand new way to work with my reference photos.
As you can see one of the many things I learned was the ability to take an elephant from a standing position in this photo of the elephant (The white areas) to a walking position giving the painting much more…Continue
Added by Jim Moyer on October 24, 2012 at 4:30 — No Comments
What color is it, When I start a new painting from a photo, especially my still life projects, I generally get the temperature by using Irfan View (always free) photo editor I crop an area to see what my colors are going to be by creating a white area within the photo. Now with the color picker I click on areas of the photo and using a…Continue
This month I have articles in the Australian Artist and International Artist magazines to coincide with the release of the first two titles in the Acrylic Painting Tips & Techniques series. These 10 minute DVDs have been produced for, and are available through International Artist magazine and Australian Artist magazines. There are six DVDs in the series and they…Continue
Added by Richard Rogers on October 10, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments