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Painting Tips from the Artist

Tips to help you with your paintings
There is hardly anything that compares to the satisfaction of producing a successful and inspiring painting. However, there are times when the desired result seems to be out of reach. What is truly frustrating is that one can struggle for years, only to find that the solution is quite simple. Rather than try to reinvent the wheel, it makes more sense to learn from others who have been there. Success is more impressive than being "self taught."

Hopefully, the following articles will provide some useful information that will help you to raise your painting techniques to a new level.

A Color Wheel Variation
A different way to look at color mixing.

Dark Colors Don't Have To Be Ugly
How to make dark colors with brilliant and vibrant hues.

Composition and Design
How to build a pleasing and stable composition with little effort.

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