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Matisse Painting Project -- In the Style of Matisse Painting Project
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to create a painting using flattened perspective as Matisse did.

February Monthly Painting Project -- Valentine Painting Project
Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

February Monthly Painting Project -- Valentine Painting Project
Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

February Monthly Painting Project -- Valentine Painting Project
Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

February Monthly Painting Project -- Valentine Painting Project
Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

February Monthly Painting Project -- Valentine Painting Project
Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

February Monthly Painting Project -- Valentine Painting Project
Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Holiday Card Painting Project -- Make Your Own Holiday Christmas Cards
There's nothing like receiving a card in the post to make you feel special -- and even more so when it's one made by a friend featuring their art.

Holiday Card Painting Project -- Make Your Own Holiday Christmas Cards
There's nothing like receiving a card in the post to make you feel special -- and even more so when it's one made by a friend featuring their art.

Holiday Card Painting Project -- Make Your Own Holiday Christmas Cards
There's nothing like receiving a card in the post to make you feel special -- and even more so when it's one made by a friend featuring their art.

Holiday Card Painting Project -- Make Your Own Holiday Christmas Cards
There's nothing like receiving a card in the post to make you feel special -- and even more so when it's one made by a friend featuring their art.

Holiday Card Painting Project -- Make Your Own Holiday Christmas Cards
There's nothing like receiving a card in the post to make you feel special -- and even more so when it's one made by a friend featuring their art.

Holiday Card Painting Project -- Make Your Own Holiday Christmas Cards
There's nothing like receiving a card in the post to make you feel special -- and even more so when it's one made by a friend featuring their art.

June Monthly Painting Project Instructions -- Water Drops Painting Project Instructions
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June Monthly Painting Project -- Painting Detail Water Drops
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June Monthly Painting Project -- Painting Detail Water Drops
June, painting project, water drops, detail

Painting Project -- Scribble Painting -- February Monthly Painting Project
Painting Project Scribble Painting: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh
Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh
Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh
Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh
Painting Project In the Style of Vincent van Gogh: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Abstracting an Urban Scene -- July and August 2008 Painting Project
The challenge of this project is to extract and convey the essence of an urban scene, producing a painting that is an abstraction.

Abstracting an Urban Scene -- July and August 2008 Painting Project
The challenge of this project is to extract and convey the essence of an urban scene, producing a painting that is an abstraction.

Abstracting an Urban Scene -- July and August 2008 Painting Project
The challenge of this project is to extract and convey the essence of an urban scene, producing a painting that is an abstraction.

Abstracting an Urban Scene -- July and August 2008 Painting Project
The challenge of this project is to extract and convey the essence of an urban scene, producing a painting that is an abstraction.

Abstracting an Urban Scene -- July and August 2008 Painting Project
The challenge of this project is to extract and convey the essence of an urban scene, producing a painting that is an abstraction.

Painting Project Flower Portrait or Flower Still Life
The objective of this painting project is to paint a portrait of an individual flower. Read the full instructions here.

Painting Project Flower Portrait or Flower Still Life
The objective of this painting project is to paint a portrait of an individual flower.

Painting Project Flower Portrait or Flower Still Life
The objective of this painting project is to paint a portrait of an individual flower.

Painting Project Flower Portrait or Flower Still Life
The objective of this painting project is to paint a portrait of an individual flower.

Painting Project Flower Portrait or Flower Still Life
The objective of this painting project is to paint a portrait of an individual flower.

Painting Project Flower Portrait or Flower Still Life
The objective of this painting project is to paint a portrait of an individual flower.

Art Journal Pages
Use this collection of free printable pages to start your creativity or art journal.

Painting Project Limited Color Palette -- Project instructions
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint with a limited palette consisting only of four colors. Read the instructions, then get painting.

Painting Project Limited Color Palette
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint with a limited palette consisting only of lemon yellow, phthalo blue, burnt sienna, and white.

Painting Project Limited Color Palette
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint with a limited palette consisting only of lemon yellow, phthalo blue, burnt sienna, and white.

Painting Project Limited Color Palette
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint with a limited palette consisting only of lemon yellow, phthalo blue, burnt sienna, and white.

Painting Project Limited Color Palette
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint with a limited palette consisting only of lemon yellow, phthalo blue, burnt sienna, and white.

Painting Project Limited Color Palette
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint with a limited palette consisting only of lemon yellow, phthalo blue, burnt sienna, and white.

June Painting Project Landscapes
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint a landscape with a strong composition.

June Painting Project Landscapes
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint a landscape with a strong composition.

June Painting Project Landscapes
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint a landscape with a strong composition.

June Painting Project Landscapes
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint a landscape with a strong composition.

November Painting Project: Using Color Expressively
The challenge of this painting project is use color to express as an emotional response to a subject rather than realistically.

November Painting Project: Using Color Expressively
The challenge of this painting project is use color to express as an emotional response to a subject rather than realistically.

November Painting Project: Using Color Expressively
The challenge of this painting project is use color to express as an emotional response to a subject rather than realistically.

November Painting Project: Using Color Expressively
The challenge of this painting project is use color to express as an emotional response to a subject rather than realistically.

November Painting Project Using Color Expressively -- Project Instructions
The challenge of this painting project is use color to express as an emotional response to a subject rather than realistically. Read the project instructions for more details.

October 2007 Painting Project Unexpected Angles
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to look at the world from a new point of view.

October 2007 Painting Project Unexpected Angles
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to look at the world from a new point of view.

October 2007 Painting Project Unexpected Angles
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to look at the world from a new point of view.

October 2007 Painting Project Unexpected Angles
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to look at the world from a new point of view.

May Painting Project Clouds and Cloudy Skies -- Project Instructions
May's project is about painting clouds and cloudy skies. Read what the project is about here.

Painting Project -- Clouds and Cloudy Skies
This project was about painting clouds and cloudy skies. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go yourself?

Painting Project -- Clouds and Cloudy Skies
This project was about painting clouds and cloudy skies. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go yourself?

Painting Project -- Clouds and Cloudy Skies
This project was about painting clouds and cloudy skies. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go yourself?

Free Printable Number Stencils 1
The first in my set of printable number stencils, which you're free to use in your craft projects.

April Tree Painting Project -- Paintings of Trees
This painting project was all about painting trees.

April Painting Project -- Painting Trees
April's project is on painting trees. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go?

April Painting Project -- Painting Trees
April's project is on painting trees. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go?

April Painting Project -- Painting Trees
April's project is on painting trees. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go?

April Painting Project -- Painting Trees
April's project is on painting trees. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go?

April Painting Project -- Painting Trees
April's project is on painting trees. Read what the project is about, take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project, then why not give it a go?

How to Take Reference Photographs for Paintings
Taking your own photos not only avoids copyright issues when using them for paintings, but also helps you get what you need. These tips will help you take useful reference photos.

How To Create Time for Painting
These tips will help you find time for yourself and your painting amidst the demands of daily life.

How to Set a Price For a Painting
There's no doubt figuring what price to set on a painting can be hard. Here are some factors to consider to help you decide.

How to Make Pastel Sticks From Broken Pastels
Don't throw away tiny bits or crumbs of broken pastels as you can use them to make some new sticks. It doesn't require any specialist equipment.

Giorgio Vasari and His Five Criteria for Judging Art -- Art Glossary Definition
Find out who Giorgio Vasari was, and why he's so significant in painting history and what we know about many Old Masters.

Canvas Edge Options
Find out what to do with the edges of a canvas if in order to look professional.

What's a Gallery-Wrap Canvas?
Find out what makes a canvas a gallery-wrap one, and why would you use it.

Overcome Fear of a Blank Canvas -- Painting Problem Solver
Find out what to do when being faced with a new, blank canvas paralyzes you with fear into inaction.

Student vs Artist's Quality Paints
When you start painting, should you use student paints or artist's quality paints? Here's what I think.

Acrylic Painting Problem Solver -- How Many Brushes Should I Use?
Find the answer to the question of how many brushes you should use when painting with acrylics.

Can You Mix Different Brands of Acrylic Paint?
An expert answer to the question whether it's okay to mix different brands of acrylic paints.

Venice Italy Artist Reference Photos -- Colors of Venice Italy Reference Photos
If ever there was a city made for artists then Venice Italy is it, as this collection of reference photos from Venice showing the city's colors shows.

Reference Photos for Artists: Clouds 1
Use this collection of reference photos of clouds for inspiration.

Reference Photos for Artists: Clouds
Ever changing and different every day, clouds merit a painting of their own, not being merely an element in a landscape. Use this collection of reference photos of clouds for inspiration.

Reference Photos for Artists: Clouds
Ever changing and different every day, clouds merit a painting of their own, not being merely an element in a landscape. Use this collection of reference photos of clouds for inspiration.

Reference Photos for Artists: Clouds
Ever changing and different every day, clouds merit a painting of their own, not being merely an element in a landscape. Use this collection of reference photos of clouds for inspiration.

Tone or Value in a Painting -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what tone or value is in painting, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Instructions for February 2010 Painting Project Expressive Portraits
This painting project challenges you to create a portrait or self-portrait in an expressive style. Here are the instructions.

February 2010 Painting Project Expressive Portraits
This painting project challenges you to create a portrait or self-portrait in an expressive style.

February 2010 Painting Project Expressive Portraits
This painting project challenges you to create a portrait or self-portrait in an expressive style.

February 2010 Painting Project Expressive Portraits
This painting project challenges you to create a portrait or self-portrait in an expressive style.

February 2010 Painting Project Expressive Portraits
This painting project challenges you to create a portrait or self-portrait in an expressive style.

Daily Art Ideas #1 Apple
If you're looking for painting ideas or something to paint daily, this collection is the place to start! An apple a day keeps the painting blues away...

Daily Art Ideas #3 - My Hands Are Tied
If you approach painting this saying both literally and figuratively, you'll end up with contrasting paintings.

Daily Art Ideas #4 - Glass Bottle
Clear glass or coloured, or perhaps both in a vase; test your skills either way as you progress with your painting a day.

Daily Art Ideas #5 Love is Like a Melody
A line from this classic poem by Robert Burns is the starting point for Day 5's painting.

Daily Art Ideas #7 Tree Rustled
The seventh in a month's worth of painting ideas, a challenge to paint more than the appearance of a tree.

Daily Art Ideas #8 - A Single Flower
It's an idea that never gets stale and can be used in so many ways, to focus on one flower only!

Daily Art Ideas #10 Spitting Mad
Use this expression as the basis for a painting!

Daily Art Ideas #9 - The Heart of a Flower
You're challenged to shift your focus onto part of a flower only for the Daily Painting #9.

Daily Art Ideas #14 - Start a Question
Change the question 'what shall I paint today' into the subject for the painting!

Aerial Perspective - Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the aerial perspective in a painting means, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Composition Class: Dynamic Lines
A simple change in composition can make a huge different in how dynamic a painting is, as these two versions of a painting show.

How to Work With Models For Figure or Life Painting
Tips on how to establish a good working relationship, whether you've got a professional model posing or a friend.

Photos from the Lucian Freud, Painter's Etchings Exhibition
A photo gallery from the MoMA exhibition on the paintings and etchings of the artist Lucian Freud.

Lucian Freud The Painter's Etchings Exhibition -- Self Portrait
A photo gallery from the MoMA exhibition on the paintings and etchings of the artist Lucian Freud.

Art Glossary Monet -- Who was the Impressionist Painter Claude Monet?
A brief introduction to the life and work of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet, with links to further resources on him.

Whistler Painting Project -- In the Style of Whistler's Nocturnes Painting Project
This painting project is to create a painting in the style of Whistler's Nocturne paintings, with a limited tonal range and soft detail.

Whistler Painting Project -- In the Style of Whistler's Nocturnes Painting Project
This painting project is to create a painting in the style of Whistler's Nocturne paintings, with a limited tonal range and soft detail.

Whistler Painting Project -- In the Style of Whistler's Nocturnes Painting Project
This painting project is to create a painting in the style of Whistler's Nocturne paintings, with a limited tonal range and soft detail.

Whistler Painting Project -- In the Style of Whistler's Nocturnes Painting Project
This painting project is to create a painting in the style of Whistler's Nocturne paintings, with a limited tonal range and soft detail.

Winsor and Newton Paint Factory Tour
Photos from inside the Winsor and Newton paint factory in London, where watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints for artists were manufactured before production moved to France.

Painting Project: Amusement -- Reference Photo 1
A painting project with the theme 'amusement'. Check out the reference photos and description, then get painting!

Painting Project -- Summer Amusement
A painting project with the theme 'summer amusement'. Check out the reference photos and description, the finished paintings, and then get painting yourself!

Painting Project -- Summer Amusement
A painting project with the theme 'summer amusement'. Check out the reference photos and description, the finished paintings, and then get painting yourself!

Painting Project -- Summer Amusement
A painting project with the theme 'summer amusement'. Check out the reference photos and description, the finished paintings, and then get painting yourself!

Reference Photos for Artists: Seascapes and Waves
Want to paint seascapes or waves? Use this collection of beautiful photos for inspiration and reference.

Reference Photos for Artists: Cheetahs
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Artist's Reference Photos Barns -- Barn Photos to Use for Reference in Paintings
A collection of reference photos of barns for you to use when painting.

Reference Photos for Artists: Cheetahs
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Artist's Reference Photos Barns -- Barn Photo for Reference in Paintings
Part of a collection of reference photos of barns for you to use when painting.

Painting Stencils -- Free Cupcake Stencil for Crafts and Painting
From the collection of free crafts stencils to print, cut out, and paint for personal use.

Acrylics Color Chart -- Visual Color Chart of Acrylic Paints
Painting up a color chart gives you an at-a-glance visual reference for each color or pigment.

Free Pumpkin Stencils -- Diamond Eyes Pumpkin Stencil for Halloween
From the collection of free pumpkin stencils to print and cut out for Halloween.

Free Cat Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A collection of free cat stencils to print and cut out.

Painting Project Knife Painting -- Project Instructions
Instructions for the Knife Painting Project.

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits -- Project Instructions
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style rather than a realistic style.

Eraser Tips -- Tips on How to Clean an Eraser
Tips on how to easily clean an eraser when it becomes dirty.

Colour Mixing Tips -- Learn the Names of Colours
Colour mixing tips -- learning the names of colours

Grisaille -- Art Glossary Definition
A simple explanation of what the art term grisaille means in painting.

Gum Arabic -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what gum arabic is and what it's used for in fine art painting.

Granulation -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by granulation in a painting, and whether it's desirable or not.

Graphics Tablet -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a graphics tablet is and what you use it for.

What Gray Scale Means in Painting -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by the gray (or grey!) scale in a painting.

March Painting Project 2009: Essence of a Season Knife Painting
Challenge yourself with this painting project, the objective of which is to create a painting using a painting knife with the subject

March Painting Project 2009: Essence of a Season Knife Painting
Challenge yourself with this painting project, the objective of which is to create a painting using a painting knife with the subject

March Painting Project 2009: Essence of a Season Knife Painting
Challenge yourself with this painting project, the objective of which is to create a painting using a painting knife with the subject

March Painting Project 2009: Essence of a Season Knife Painting
Challenge yourself with this painting project, the objective of which is to create a painting using a painting knife with the subject

March Painting Project 2009: Essence of a Season Knife Painting
Challenge yourself with this painting project, the objective of which is to create a painting using a painting knife with the subject

Painting Project Knife Painting
The objective of this painting project is to create a impasto painting using a painting knife. T

Painting Project Knife Painting
The objective of this painting project is to create a impasto painting using a painting knife. T

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style (rather than a realistic style).

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style (rather than a realistic style).

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style (rather than a realistic style).

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style (rather than a realistic style).

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style (rather than a realistic style).

Painting Project Expressive Self-Portraits
Challenge yourself with this painting project to create a self-portrait in an expressive style (rather than a realistic style).

Painting Project Knife Painting
The objective of this painting project is to create a impasto painting using a painting knife. T

Painting Project Knife Painting
The objective of this painting project is to create a impasto painting using a painting knife. T

Painting Project Knife Painting
The objective of this painting project is to create a impasto painting using a painting knife. T

Free Craft Stencils
A collection of miscellaneous free craft stencils to print, cut out and paint for personal use.

Printable Free Pumpkin Stencils to Cut Out for Halloween
A collection of free pumpkin stencils to print and cut out for Halloween designed exclusively for About.com by your Painting Guide.

Free Cat Stencils to Print and Cut Out
Have some kitty-related creativity with my collection of free cat stencils, which are designed to be easy to print and cut out for personal use.

Pigment -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what pigment is, as it relates to painting and art.

Art Provenance -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by the provenance of an artwork or painting, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Physical Mix Color -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a physical mix when talking about color mixing.

Atelier -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what an atelier is, in a fine arts context, and where the word comes from.

Acrylic -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what acrylic is in a fine art context, and what the ingredients of this type of paint are.

Abstract Art -- Definition of this Painting Style
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the painting style 'abstract' means, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Reference Photos for Artists Still Life -- Still Life Photo with Apples
A photo from the collection of artist's reference photos of various still life objects and set up, that you're free to use to paint from, or for inspiration.

Painting Project Still Life with Red -- Project Instructions
The challenge of this painting project is to create a still life painting dominated by something red. Read the instructions, then get painting!

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit -- Project instructions
Read the instructions for this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

July Monthly Painting Project Abstracting Nature -- Project Instructions
Read the instructions for July's painting project, which is on abstracting nature.

Painting Project Still Life with Red
The challenge of this painting project is to create a still life painting dominated by something red.

Painting Project Still Life with Red
The challenge of this painting project is to create a still life painting dominated by something red.

Painting Project Still Life with Red
The challenge of this painting project is to create a still life painting dominated by something red.

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit
Challenge yourself with this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit
Challenge yourself with this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit
Challenge yourself with this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit
Challenge yourself with this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit
Challenge yourself with this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

August Painting Project Still Life with Fruit
Challenge yourself with this painting project, which is to paint a still life featuring fruit.

July 2007 Monthly Painting Project -- Abstracting Nature Painting Project
July 2007 Monthly Painting Project: Read what this painting project is all about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

July 2007 Monthly Painting Project -- Abstracting Nature Painting Project
July 2007 Monthly Painting Project: Read what this painting project is all about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

July 2007 Monthly Painting Project -- Abstracting Nature Painting Project
July 2007 Monthly Painting Project: Read what this painting project is all about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

July 2007 Monthly Painting Project -- Abstracting Nature Painting Project
July 2007 Monthly Painting Project: Read what this painting project is all about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Famous Night Watch Painting by Rembrandt
Find out why Rembrandt's Night Watch painting is so famous, when and why he painted it.

Winsor and Newton Paint Factory Tour -- Making Watercolor Paint
Photo from a tour inside the Winsor and Newton paint factory, where watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints for artists are manufactured.

Dry Brush -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the dry brush painting technique involves.

Painting Problem Solver -- What is 'Punk' or Tree Mushroom?
Find out what 'punk' or tree mushroom is in this Painting Problem Solver.

Sugar Skull Halloween Face Painting Designs -- Photo Gallery of Halloween Face Painting Sugar Skull Design
Get ideas and inspiration for face painting in this photo gallery of Halloween face painting designs.

Face Painting Designs -- Rainbow Butterfly Painting Design
Get ideas and inspiration for face painting in this photo gallery of face painting designs, such as this rainbow butterfly design.

Brush Tote -- How to Make a Brush Tote
A useful tip on how to make a brush tote from an old plastic coffee container.

Gesso Texture Painting Tip -- Creating Texture in Gesso for a Painting
A tip on how to save paint by creating texture in the gesso or primer.

Oil Paint Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what oil paint is, and its properties, in a fine art context.

Optical Mix -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by an optical mix in painting, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Velatura -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by the painting technique velatura, and how it differs from glazing, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Viewpoint -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a viewpoint means in an arts context, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Varnish -- Art Glossary Definition Varnish
An easy-to-understand explanation of what varnish is, and how it's used in painting.

Hue -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a hue in a painting is, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Kitsch -- Art Glossary Definition
An explanation of what

Naive Painting Style -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a Na´ve painting style.

Ferrule -- Art Glossary Definition
An explanation of exactly what bit of a paint brush a ferrule is, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Flat Color in a Painting -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a flat color in a painting.

Fresco -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a fresco is, from the About.com Art Glossary. (Hint: it's both an artwork and a technique.)

Fugitive Color -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a fugitive paint color (and it's nothing to do with criminals!).

Drypoint -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the term

What is Decoupage? - Art Glossary Definition Decoupage
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the art form known as decoupage entails.

Derivative Art -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by Derivative Art, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Drawing -- Art Glossary Definition Drawing
A definition of the term

Undertone -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is mean by the undertone of a paint color, and why it's important in color mixing.

Upcraft -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the term upcraft means, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Shade -- Art Glossary Definition
An explanation of what a shade means in an arts context, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Spread -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a 'spread', a term often used in children's books illustration.

Self-Portrait -- Art Glossary Definition Self-Portrait
An explanation of what a self-portrait is in a fine-arts context.

Sketch -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is mean by a sketch in a fine arts context.

Spattering, Splattering or Flyspecking Art Glossary Definition
An explanation of what is meant by the painting technique known as spattering, sometimes called flyspecking or splattering.

What is a Painting Study -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a

Painting Style -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by the style of a painting or an artist, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Thumbnail Sketch -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a thumbnail, or thumbnail sketch, is, and why it's useful for painters, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Mother Color - Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by the mother color of a painting, and how you use it, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Wet-on-Wet Painting -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what working wet-on-wet or wet-in-wet means in a painting, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Wet-on-Dry -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what it means to work wet-on-dry in a painting, from the About.com Art Terms Glossary.

Watercolor Pan -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a watercolor pan is from the About.com art glossary.

Rodin -- Art Glossary Auguste Rodin
An explanation of who the French artist Auguste Rodin was, and his importance.

Rag Paper -- Art Glossary Definition
Find out what rag paper is and how it differsfrom 'normal' paper in the About.com Art Glossary.

Remodernism -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the art movement or group Remodernism is about, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Payne's Grey -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the color Payne's Grey is and who invented it, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Palette Knife -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a palette knife, and what would you use it for when painting, from the About.com Art Glossary. Plus links to related articles.

Pastels Art Glossary Definition
An explanation of what pastels are, in a fine-arts context.

Pointillism and Divisionism -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by the painting technique or style called Pointillism or Divisionism. Or in non-art speak, the little dots style.

Liquin -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the oil painting medium Liquin is and why you might use it, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Limited Palette -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by an artist using a limited palette.

Lightfastness -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by lightfastness in paint colors or pigments, and how it is measured.

Painting Knife -- Art Glossary Definition
Find out just what a painting knife is, and what you would use it for, in the About.com Art Glossary.

Palette -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by a palette, in a fine arts context.

Cool or Cold Paint Colors -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what is meant by cool or cold colors, and why you would use them in a painting.

Collage and papier collé -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a collage and papier collÚ are, from the About.com Art Glossary.

Abstract Art -- Which Way Up Does Abstract Art Go
How do you know which way to hang a piece of abstract art? Is this a painting of rain, or fire? Does it matter?

Figure Painting Tips -- Painting Human Hair
A tip on how to paint realistic human hair

Review of International Artist Magazine
I think International Artist magazine will inspire every artist, whether you're a beginner or practicing professional. Read why in my review.

Review of Anatomy for the Artist by Sarah Simblet
A review of Anatomy for the Artist, a photographic anatomy book by Sarah Simblet

Camera Lucida -- Review of a Camera Lucida from The Camera Lucida Company
A review of a modern camera lucida from The Camera Lucida Company. It's an optical instrument for artists which is creates reflects an object onto a piece of paper which you can then trace.

Painting tips -- Making Varnish Less Glossy
A painting tip on how to reduce how glossy a varnish is.

Negative Space -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what the art term negative space means, with links to examples and a worksheet.

Acrylic Painting Videos -- Pouring Acrylic Paint Video
Watch how artist Helen Janow Miqueo paints by pouring acrylics onto a canvas rather than using a brush.

Sumi-e Video Demo of a Sunflower Painting
Watch a sunflower being painted in sumi-e style.

Watercolor Painting Video -- How to Paint a Rose in Watercolor
A video demonstration of how to paint a rose in watercolor.

Oil Painting Video -- Still Life Video Painting Demonstration by Jerry Fresia
In this painting video contemporary Impressionist Jerry Fresia demonstrates the painting method he uses.

Acrylic Painting Video -- Acrylic Painting Video Demonstration
Watch an acrylic painting by Painting a Day artist Robert Bissett being created, from start to finish, in this short painting video.

Build a Rack for Storing Your Paintings
If you've got a little bit of space in a corner of your studio, you could build yourself a rack for storing your paintings vertically.

Watercolor Painting Video Demo of a Landscape
Watch a watercolor painting of the famous Uluru or Ayers Rock in Australia being created, from start to finish. I particularly like the fact that you can see what the artist is doing with their brush on the palette.

How to See if Watercolor will be Lighter After Drying
Find out how to overcome the problem of watercolor colors drying too light, creating an insipid painting, and how to match wet watercolors to dry.

Copyright for Artists FAQ - How to Protect Photos of Your Paintings
Find out what can you do to protect photos of your paintings that you've put on your website in this Copyright for Artists FAQ.

Freezing Oil Paint -- Oil Painting Problem Solver
An expert answer to the question whether freezing oil paint is okay or if it damages the paint.

Painting Video -- Still Life with Brushes on Sink Painting Video
A painting video demo of a still life featuring a jar with brushes sitting on a sink.

List of Famous Artists Birthdays in April
Check the list to see if you share a April birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for an idea for a painting, how about working in the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

List of Famous Artists Birthdays in April
Check the list to see if you share a April birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for an idea for a painting, how about working in the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

List of Famous Artists Birthdays in April
Check the list to see if you share a April birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for an idea for a painting, how about working in the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

February Famous Artists Birthdays
Check the list to see if you share a February birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for daily painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

February Famous Artists Birthdays
Check the list to see if you share a February birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for daily painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

February Famous Artists Birthdays
Check the list to see if you share a February birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for daily painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Famous Artists Birthdays in July
Check the list to see if you share a July birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Famous Artists Birthdays in July
Check the list to see if you share a July birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Famous Artists Birthdays in July
Check the list to see if you share a July birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Famous Artists Birthdays in August
Check the list to see if you share a August birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for daily painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Famous Artists Birthdays in August
Check the list to see if you share a August birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for daily painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Famous Artists Birthdays in August
Check the list to see if you share a August birthday with a famous artist. Or, if you're looking for daily painting ideas, why not use the style of an artist whose birthday it is today?

Picasso Challenging the Past -- Picasso Exhibition at the National Gallery in London
A few highlights of the paintings included in the Picasso, Challenging the Past exhibition at the National Gallery in London.

Chair Painting Projects -- Still Life with Chair Painting Project
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to create a still life painting featuring a chair.

Mixed Media Project Instructions -- Read the Instructions of the Mixed Media Painting Project
Challenge yourself with this painting project, to create a painting using at least two mediums.

February Monthly Painting Project Valentine's Instructions
February Painting Project -- Valentine's: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Christmas Card Painting Project Instructions -- Make Your Own Christmas Cards Project Instructions
This project challenges you to make your own Christmas cards to send out, rather than buying some.

Painting Project Scribble -- Scribble Monthly Painting Project
Painting Project Scribble Painting: Read what the project is about and take a look at the various paintings sent in for this painting project.

Cézanne's Card Players Painting -- Metropolitan Museum of Art Cézanne's Card Players
A few images from the CÚzanne's Card Players exhibition held at the Courtauld in London, and Metropolitan Museum in New York.

Art Exhibition Van Gogh Letters -- Van Gogh Letters Exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
A few highlights from the exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam featuring 120 of Van Gogh's letters alongside the works he was writing about.

Free Dog Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A lovable character from the collection of free dog stencils to print and cut out.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Entrance
The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington is America's showcase of portraiture, with some 57,000 square feet of exhibition space.

Art Journal Pages -- Printable Art Journal Pages for Painting Ideas
Use this free printable page for recording your painting ideas in your creativity or art journal.

July August 2008 Painting Project Abstracting an Urban Scene
The challenge of this project is to extract and convey the essence of an urban scene, producing a painting that is an abstraction.

June Painting Project Landscapes Instructions
Challenge yourself with this painting project to paint a landscape with a strong composition. Read the instructions, then get painting!

All Types of Paint / Painting Mediums
Links for the various types of paints including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, gourd art, encaustic painting, face and body painting, fabric painting, and digital art.

Art and Painting Blogs: About.com Painting Guide Art Blog Favorites
There are an incredible number of blogs out there... the intention of this collection is to share ones I enjoy, dealing with art, painting, and creativity.

Instructions March Monthly Painting Project Big Brush Painting
The instructions for the March Painting Project, Big Brush Painting.

Famous Paintings Famous Artists -- Famous Christ on the Cross Painting by Salvador Dali
A gallery of famous paintings by famous artists to inspire you and to help you expand your knowledge of great paintings, such as Dali's painting of Christ on the cross.

Famous Paintings Famous Artists -- Henri Matisse The Dance
A gallery of famous paintings by famous artists to inspire you and to help you expand your knowledge of great paintings, such as Henri Matisse's Red Studio.

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

January 2010 Painting Project Chromatic Black
January's projects always have a color mixing focus, and this one focuses on chromatic black.

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Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Famous Painters Famous Paintings Vincent van Gogh
A gallery of paintings by famous artists to inspire you and to help you expand art knowledge and explore new painting techniques. This one by Vincent van Gogh is from when he was first influenced by the Impressionists.

Painting Exhibition The Unknown Monet -- Monet Exhibition Water Lily Oil Painting
A photo gallery of works in The Unknown Monet Exhibition, which showcased his pastels and sketchbooks, as well as showing how he did preparatory studies for his oil paintings.

Painting Exhibition The Unknown Monet -- Monet Exhibition Sketch for Water Lily Painting
A photo gallery of works in The Unknown Monet Exhibition, which showcased his pastels and sketchbooks, as well as showing how he did preparatory studies for his oil paintings.

Painting Exhibition The Unknown Monet -- Monet Exhibition Pastel of Waterloo bridge
A photo gallery of works in The Unknown Monet Exhibition, which showcased his pastels and sketchbooks, as well as showing how he did preparatory studies for his oil paintings.

Painting Exhibition The Unknown Monet -- Monet Exhibition Étretat, the Needle Rock
A photo gallery of works in The Unknown Monet Exhibition, which showcased his pastels and sketchbooks, as well as showing how he did preparatory studies for his oil paintings.

Painting Exhibition The Unknown Monet -- Monet Exhibition Bank of the Seine
A photo gallery of works in The Unknown Monet Exhibition, which showcased his pastels and sketchbooks, as well as showing how he did preparatory studies for his oil paintings.

Painting Exhibition The Unknown Monet -- Monet Exhibition Water View of Rouen
A photo gallery of works in The Unknown Monet Exhibition, which showcased his pastels and sketchbooks, as well as showing how he did preparatory studies for his oil paintings.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 1
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 2
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 3
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 4
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 5
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 6
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 7
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 8
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 0
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils 9
A set of free printable number stencils.

Number Stencils -- Free Printable Number Stencils
A set of free printable number stencils.

Acrylics Color Chart -- Visual Color Chart of Acrylic Paints
Painting up a color chart gives you an at-a-glance visual reference for each color or pigment.

Watercolor Paint Color Chart -- Visual Color Chart in Watercolor
Painting up a color chart gives you an at-a-glance visual reference for each color or pigment.

Color Mixing Chart -- Watercolor Color Mixing Chart
A color chart mixing two colors.

Painting Tips
An ever-growing collection of helpful painting tips for all mediums, including oils, acrylics, and watercolours, plus tips on composition, painting animals and people, and on renewing your creativity.

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
Add your own painting to the gallery for this painting project

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
Add your own painting to the gallery for this painting project

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting Project -- Add Your Painting to the Project Gallery
If you complete this painting project, why not add your painting to the project gallery?

Painting - User Submitted Videos
An index of User Submitted Videos for the Painting guide site.