October 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Reflections



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.…

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Added by Jim Moyer on October 30, 2012 at 9:30 — 2 Comments

Manipulating reference photos

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…

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Added by Jim Moyer on October 24, 2012 at 4:30 — No Comments

What color is it

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…

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Added by Jim Moyer on October 21, 2012 at 2:00 — 2 Comments

Acrylic Painting Tips & Techniques DVD release

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…

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Added by Richard Rogers on October 10, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

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