Painting Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Painting Problem Solver -- Rose Dore Color Matching
A suggestion for color matching Rose Dore, in the visual guide to common problems encountered when painting, and solutions where possible. Page 20.

How to Paint Circles
See how to paint perfect circles successfully, in my Visual Painting Problem Solver. Page 12.

Oil Paint Brush Cleaning -- DIY Container for Easy Oil Paint Brush Cleaning
A suggestion for how to make a container for cleaning your oil paint brushes and reusing/recycling the turps. Page 21.

How to Use Masking Tape to Paint a Straight Line
If you want to paint a long straight line, two pieces of masking tape make the job easier, as I show here. Page 3.

Answers to Common Painting Problems
This photo gallery of common painting problems should help you find the solution to your artistic problem.

Answers to Common Painting Problems
This photo gallery of common painting problems should help you find the solution to your artistic problem.

Painting Problem Solver -- Glazing
A visual guide to common problems encountered when painting, and solutions where possible. Page 6.

Painting Problem Solver -- Leftover Color
A visual guide to common problems encountered when painting, and solutions where possible. Page 7.

Painting Problem Solver -- Splattering
A visual guide to common problems encountered when painting, and solutions where possible. Page 5.

Painting Varnish Problem Solver -- Problem with Fingerprints in Varnish
A visual guide to common problems encountered when painting, and solutions where possible. Page 8.

Painting Problem Solver -- Irrelevant Texture
A visual guide to common problems encountered when painting, and solutions where possible. Page 9.

Art Word Search Puzzles: Colours
Have fun with this word search puzzles containing colours and colour-related terms. Page 3.

Art Word Search Puzzles: No 1
Have fun with this collection of word search puzzles containing art and painting terms.

Art Word Search Puzzles: No 2
Have fun with this collection of word search puzzles containing art and painting terms. Page 2.

Printable Art Word Search Puzzles
Have fun with this collection of word search puzzles containing art and painting terms.

Finger Painting -- Creative Fun With Kids
Don't believe it's only for children, finger painting can be great fun for adults too!

Impressionism and Photography
How the invention of photography changed painting and helped give rise to Impressionism

How to Decide What to Paint
There are so many things to paint. These 3 tips will help you narrow down your choices and decide what to paint.

Painting Poetry -- A Month of Ideas
A month's worth of ideas for paintings inspired by poetry.

Plein Air Painting - Taking Your Paints Outside
If you're wanting to go paint on location (or, in art jargon to go plein air painting), these practical tips will help you get the most from the experience.

Canvas Keys: What Are They For?
Why you get those little bits of wood or plastic with a canvas, known as canvas keys or canvas wedges.

Loving Vincent: Bringing van Gogh's Paintings to Life
The paintings of beloved artist Vincent van Gogh come to life in this remarkable painted animated movie, Loving Vincent.

A Painting a Day
Doing a painting a day will help your painting skills and career in unimaginable ways, and now is the time to start!

How to Keep an Art Learning Log
Find out what you need for an art learning log, what form it should take, and what you should put in it.

How to Paint a Garden
A flower garden can provide an endless source of inspiration for painting. Get out your paints and take advantage of its constantly changing beauty!

How to Paint like a Fauve
Use the bright colors and energetic marks of the Fauves

A Checklist for Determining When Your Painting is Finished
Making a checklist will help you look critically at your painting and decide whether it is finished

Watercolor Techniques: Overlaying Washes (Glazing)
Learn how to control the value of your watercolor painting and create new colors by using the technique of glazing, or overlaying washes.

Quotes from "Art and Fear"
In this gem of a book,

"Botticelli to Braque"
At the de Young Museum in San Francisco through May 2015 and then traveling to Ft. Worth, TX, and Sydney, Australia, this is a must-see exhibit!

How the Meaning of "Studio" Has Evolved
The studio, the sacred space of painters, comes in many forms. Read how the studio has evolved with changing times.

Color Problem Solver: How Do I Mix Greens?
Trying to mix greens but not getting vibrant colors? Find the solution to mixing great green in this Color Mixing Problem Solver.

An Illicit Affair with Hot Wax Encaustic Painting
Artist Judi Morales Gibson shares her joy in discovering encaustic painting.

The Colors of Snow
There is more to snow than white. Here are some observations about the colors in snow and a suggested palette.

Turn Your Paintings into Notecards or Greeting Cards
Turning your paintings into notecards will bring you some extra cash, publicity, and may even increase sales of your original artwork!

Painting the Landscape in Series
The landscape is a perfect subject for painting in series since the effects of light and time are constantly changing it in subtle and dramatic ways.

Learn About Internet Art Scams
Learn about internet art scams that prey on artists eager to sell work, and find out what to do when you receive one of these scam emails.

Is Acrylic Paint the Best Choice for You?
Want to start painting but not sure what paint to use? Find out what the advantages and disadvantages of painting with acrylics are here.

Is Watercolor Paint the Right Choice for You?
Want to start painting but not sure what paint to use? Find out what the advantages and disadvantages of painting with watercolors are here.

How to Decide What Paint to Use When Painting
Want to start painting but not sure what paint to use? Here's help on deciding how to choose between the most popular types of paint used.

Is Oil Paint the Right Choice for You?
Want to start painting but not sure what paint to use? Find out what the advantages and disadvantages of painting with oils are here.

3 Ways to Make a Painting Look More Realistic
Don't despair if you can't get your paintings to look realistic enough, here are some tips on how to achieve greater realism.

Art Gifts for Teens (and Adults)
These art gifts are sure to inspire the creative teen in your life.

Beginners to Painting: 15 Commonly Asked Questions
If you're completely new to painting, with lots of desire but also questions, this is the place to find some answers.

Beginners to Painting: 15 Commonly Asked Questions
If you're completely new to painting, with lots of desire but also questions, this is the place to find some answers.

How to Use Glazing for Color Mixing in a Painting
If you want to find information on glazing in a painting or how to paint glazes, this is the place to look.

7 Techniques for Creating a Painting
A look at the different ways you can create a painting, with a photo showing an example of each.

Learn How to Paint With Tips and Tutorials
Get the expert help, tips and tutorials you need to learn to paint, along with regular painting projects to motivate you.

Free Art Projects and Tutorials
Find inspiration and try new things with these free art projects, and develop your artistic skills by working through the tutorials.

Gouache Painting Techniques -- Using Gouache and Colored Pencil
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create the various effects and styles of painting shown in this visual index, including this mixed media piece combining gouache with coloured pencil. Page 14.

Painting Technique -- Over-Drawing a Watercolor with Pencil
Drawing over a watercolor painting once it's dry is a useful technique for adding fine detail. Page 4.

Painting Techniques -- Water-Soluble Ink Pen with a Brush
Discover how expressive working with a water-soluble ink pen and brush can be in this visual index of painting techniques. Page 3.

Free Pear Diamonds Card Art Worksheet
A printable template for painting a pear diamond design card. Page 13.

Art Worksheet Color Mixing
A free printable art worksheet for a painting tutorial on color mixing. Page 4.

Art Worksheet Expressive -- Printable Art Worksheet for Expressive Brush Strokes Tutorial
A free printable art worksheet for a painting tutorial on expressive brush strokes. Page 8.

Linocut Art Worksheet -- Christmas Tree Design
A printable art worksheet for creating a linocut Christmas tree. Page 12.

Free Abstract Art Worksheet for a Mondrian-Style Painting
Use this free art worksheet to paint your own geometric abstract in the style of Mondrian. Rectangles, squares, blue, red, white, and black are what you need. Page 11.

How to Critique and Understand Paintings
If you want to learn how to critique paintings or are an absolute beginner when it comes to understanding paintings, my easy-to-understand explanations will help you.

Fine Art Painting Techniques -- Glazing Colors
Find out what the fine art painting technique of glazing looks like, the effect it creates and how to do it. Page 6.

Fine Art Painting Techniques Visual Index
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create the various effects and styles of painting shown in this visual index.

Fine Art Painting Techniques -- Salt and Watercolor Painting Technique
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create various effects and styles of painting. Page 5.

Fine Art Painting Techniques Drips and Glazing
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create various effects and styles of painting, in this instance drips and glazing. Page 7.

Free Art Worksheet for Reduction Linocut Print Tree Design
A printable art worksheet for creating a two-color reduction linocut print of a tree. Page 16.

Free Worksheet for Lino Print of Van Gogh's Bedroom
A printable art worksheet for creating a lino print version of Van Gogh's bedroom painting. Page 15.

Sea Blues Painting Techniques -- Find Out What Technique Was Used for the Sea Blues in this Painting
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create the sea blues in this painting. Page 9.

Blending Colors -- Fine Art Painting Techniques Blending Colors
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create various effects and styles of painting. In this instance, it was blending. Page 10.

Art Technique Water-Soluble Pen and Brush
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create various effects and styles of painting, in this instance a water-soluble pen plus water on a brush. Page 2.

Art Technique Spattering -- How to Do Art Techniques Spattering
Find out what the spattering art technique is, and what effect it creates. Page 12.

Art Techniques Water Soluble Graphite or Pencil
Learn about different art techniques with this photo gallery showing examples, including this one on using water soluble pencil or graphite. Page 13.

Gravity Painting -- Use Flow Improver and Gravity to Drip Paint
See how you can use gravity to create interesting mark making in a painting. Page 8.

Fine Art Painting Techniques Visual Index
Find out what fine art painting technique was used to create the various effects and styles of painting shown in this visual index.

Negative Space Art Worksheet
A free, printable art worksheet that will help you understand and use negative space. Page 7.

Free Tone and Value Art Worksheet
A free art worksheet to use to complete a painting exercise on creating tonal scales in various colors. Page 2.

Art Worksheets -- Painting Reflections in Watercolor
A free art worksheet to use with the painting tutorial on painting reflections in watercolor. Page 9.

Free Art Worksheet for Painting a Christmas Card
A free art worksheet to create an ink and watercolor Christmas card. Page 14.

Primary Colors Art Worksheet -- Color Triangle for Primary Colors
A free art worksheet for a color theory lesson on primary and secondary colors using a color triangle. Page 3.

Art Worksheet for Painting Basic Shapes: Sphere
A free art worksheet to print out for for a lesson in painting basic shapes, in this instance a sphere. Page 5.

Art Worksheets for Painting Basic Shapes: Sphere Blank
A free art worksheet to print out for for a lesson in painting basic shapes, in this instance a sphere. Page 6.

Free Worksheets for an Art Journal
A collection of free art worksheet to print out for an art creativity journal. Page 17.

Free Worksheet for Simple Op Art Painting
A printable art worksheet for creating a simple Op Art Painting. Page 10.

Free Printable Art Worksheets
A collection of free art worksheets to use to complete various painting and art tutorials and exercises.

Free Printable Art Worksheets
A collection of free art worksheets to use to complete various painting and art tutorials and exercises.

Painting Tutorials: Grey Scale Art Worksheet
A free art worksheet to use to complete a painting exercise on creating a tone or value grey scale successfully.

Art Beginners -- Start to Learn How to Paint and About Art
If you're an absolute beginner when it comes to painting and art, knowing simply that you'd love to give it a try, then this is the place to start to learn.

Art Styles from Realism to Abstract Painting
Take a look at this easy-to-understand explanation of many of the different art styles and -isms in painting that exist, from realism to abstraction.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Declaring the Painting Finished
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. This is the last step, knowing when to stop and declare the painting finished.

Zebra Wildlife Painting Step-by-Step Demonstration
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Defining the Dark
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, the dark area of the composition is established.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Checking the Composition
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, the composition is checked and refined.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Working Back in With White
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, white is used to work back into the composition.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Adding Stripes
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, stripes are added across the whole body and face.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Fixing the Ears (and Eye)
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, the ears are fixed.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Reworking the Face
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, the face is radically reworked.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Reworking the Face Again
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, the face is reworked again.

Zebra Wildlife Painting: Initial Blocking-In
Watch the development of a painting of a zebra in this 10 step wildlife painting demonstration. In this step, the blocking-in of the stripes is started.

Horse Painting Watercolor Step-by-Step Demo
In this step by step demo equine artist Patricia Vaz Dias explains how she paints an Arab stallion from start to finish.

An Introduction Lino Printing
Find out what lino printing is and what's involved in making linoprints in this step-by-step tutorial.

Types of Lino for Printing
An explanation of the different types of lino available for lino printing.

Tools for Cutting Lino Prints
A look at the cutting tools you need for lino printing.

Linocut Tool Blades
See how to fit the blade into a linocut tool handle.

Cutting Lino for Printing
What to expect when you cut a piece of lino for the first time.

Mark Making with Linocuts Using Different Blades
Learn how using different lino print blades can create a range of mark making in your print.

Introduction to Lino Printing - Lino Print Supplies
Find out what art supplies you need for successful lino printing.

Single-Color Lino Print
Learn how to make single-color lino prints.

Reduction Linocuts - How to Make an Elimination Print
Find out what a reduction linocut is, and how to make one. Page nine of a series.

Art Project Lino Printing
The challenge of this creative project is go give lino printing a try!

How to Make a Christmas Tree Linocut Print
A step-by-step tutorial on how to cut a Christmas tree linocut print suitable for making cards etc, including a free printable linocut design.

Easy Monotype Printmaking
Making a monotype needn't be complicated, nor involve special equipment or paint. Learn how to make an monotype print in this easy, step-by-step tutorial.

What is Mixed Media Painting? -- Art Glossary Definition
An easy-to-understand explanation of what a mixed media painting is about, plus a project to join.

Mixed Media Painting Projects
Join in our painting projects where the challenge is to work with mixed media, to combine different types of paint and pencils in one painting.

How to Make Monotypes with Oil Paint Sticks
Oil paint sticks are a great tool for making monotypes. Find out how easy a technique it is in this step-by-step tutorial.

Oil Painting Supplies List
If you're thinking of starting to paint with oils, you'll obviously need some art supplies. To make it easier, I've put together a shopping list of the essential oil painting supplies to get you going.

Oil Painting Supplies List
If you're thinking of starting to paint with oils, you'll obviously need some art supplies. To make it easier, I've put together a shopping list of the essential oil painting supplies to get you going.

How to Make and Paint Christmas Cards
If you'd like to make your own Christmas cards this year, here are various painting techniques you can use to create beautiful cards.

A Month of Painting a Day Ideas
Enough painting ideas for a whole month, to help and inspire you to create a painting every single day!

A Month of Painting a Day Ideas
Enough painting ideas for a whole month, to help and inspire you to create a painting every single day!

Learn a New Hobby
If you're thinking it's time to take up a hobby or start a new one, here's a list of ideas, with links to the information you need to learn all about how to get started.

A Month of Painting a Day Ideas
Enough painting ideas for a whole month, to help and inspire you to create a painting every single day!

How to Find Original Painting Ideas
If you haven't got painting ideas, then all the technical skills in the world will do you no good. This list tells you where to find painting ideas and how to develop them into your own, original paintings.

Painting a Series
What makes a group of paintings a series and why would you paint a series?

Heat Series Painting: The Original
Take a look at a painting that jumpstarted a whole series.

Heat Series Painting: The Little Trees
The third in a series of paintings entitled

Heat Series Painting: Up Close
The fourth in a series of paintings entitled

Heat Series Painting: No Kissing
The fifth painting in a series of paintings entitled

Heat Series Painting: A Commission
The sixth painting in a series of paintings entitled

Heat Series Painting: Reversing the Background
The seventh painting in a series of paintings entitled

Heat Series Painting: Adding Texture
The eighth painting in a series of paintings entitled

Heat Series Painting: Group
A group of paintings from the painting series entitled

How to Create Depth in a Landscape Painting
If you're struggling to get a realistic sense of depth or distance in your landscape painting, these techniques will help.

How to Use the Horizon Line to Create Depth in a Landscape Painting
Never underestimate the importance of where you've placed the horizon line in a landscape painting. It's crucial to the viewer perceiving depth and distance in the painting.

Road Perspective in a Landscape Painting
An easy way to create an illusion of distance in a landscape painting is to have a road that gets thinner and thinner. A simple and effective illusion.

Canvas Format and the Perception of Depth in a Painting
Have you ever considered how the format of your canvas impacts on the perception of depth in your painting?

Andy Goldsworthy Cairn at Penpont, Scotland: Dark Rain Clouds
A series of photos taken at Andy Goldsworthy's cairn at Penpont, Scotland, this one with looming rain clouds

Andy Goldsworthy Cairn at Penpont, Scotland: The Sentinel
A series of photos taken at Andy Goldsworthy's cairn at Penpont, Scotland.

Andy Goldsworthy Cairn at Penpont, Scotland: My Personal Experience
A series of photos taken at Andy Goldsworthy's cairn at Penpont, Scotland. This one is of me at the cairn.

Andy Goldsworthy Cairn at Penpont, Scotland: In the Sunshine 2
A series of photos taken at Andy Goldsworthy's cairn at Penpont, Scotland, showing how it changes in the light.

Andy Goldsworthy Cairn at Penpont, Scotland: In the Sunshine 1
A series of photos taken at Andy Goldsworthy's cairn at Penpont, Scotland, this one when the sun came out.

Andy Goldsworthy Landscape Artist - Cairn at Penpont Scotland
A series of photos taken at the cairn created by landscape artist Andy Goldsworthy cairn at Penpont in Scotland.

How to Create a Realistic Tree Painting
Learn how to how to paint a realistic tree with green foliage, such as an oak tree, in this step-by-step painting demo.

Deciding on a Format for Your Landscape Painting
A look at the decisions you need to make when planning landscape paintings, before you even put a brush into some paint.

Landscape Paintings -- Time of Day and Season
A look at the decisions you need to make when planning landscape paintings, before you even put a brush into some paint.

Sea Painting and How to Paint the Sea
Tips on how to paint the sea, understanding what you're looking at, the colors to use and how to deal with an ever-moving subject.

Colors for Sea Painting
There's quite a range of paint colors suitable for painting the sea, so how do you decide which to use?

A Plein Air Sea Painting
A small plein air painting of the sea is a way to focus your observation on location.

Understanding Sea Foam to Paint It
A lot of the difficulty with sea painting comes from the fact that it's constantly moving. But understanding the elements, such as the different types of sea foam, helps simplify what you're looking at.

Sea Painting -- Angle of the Waves
When painting the sea, you need to decide what angle you're going to select for the way the waves approach the shore.

Sea Painting -- Reflections on the Waves
When painting waves by observation rather than from imagination, look to see how much reflection there is in the wave.

Sea Painting -- Shadows on the Waves
The principles about direction of light and the corresponding shadows that are cast also apply to waves.

Tree Painting Colors -- Paint Colors for Realistic Tree Painting
Learn how to how to paint a realistic tree with green foliage, such as an oak tree, in this step-by-step painting demo.

Tree Painting Background -- Painting the Background for a Tree
Learn how to how to paint a realistic tree with green foliage, such as an oak tree, in this step-by-step painting demo.

How to Paint Branches on a Tree
Learn how to how to paint a realistic tree with green foliage, such as an oak tree, in this step-by-step painting demo.

Tree Painting -- Start Painting the Leaves on the Tree
Learn how to how to paint a realistic tree with green foliage, such as an oak tree, in this step-by-step painting demo.

Tree Painting -- How to Create a Realistic Tree Painting
Learn how to how to paint a realistic tree with green foliage, such as an oak tree, in this step-by-step painting demo.

Planning Landscape Paintings
A look at the decisions you need to make when planning landscape paintings, before you even put a brush into some paint.

Plein Air Painting Supplies Checklists
Fancy going outside to paint on location? These checklists will help you decide what painting supplies you'll need when out plein air painting.

How to Paint Trees
If you're looking for tips on how to paint realistic trees, look no further. In this article I share some

Painting the Tree Trunk, Leaves, and What Colors to Use
One of the fundamentals to successfully painting realistic trees is learning to recognize the characteristic shapes of different parts of the tree, and knowing what colors to use.

Tree Painting Demo -- Landscape Painting Quiver Tree Step by Step
Landscape Painting: A step-by-step demonstration of painting a quiver tree.

Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 2 Blocking in Shapes
Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 2 Blocking in Shapes

Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 3 Blocking in Color
Blocking in color on the quiver tree painting demo.

Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 4 Adding Detail
Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 4 Adding Detail

Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 5 Adding Foliage
Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 5 Adding Foliage

Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 6 The Finished Painting
Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 6 The Finished Painting

Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 7 A Smaller Version
Landscape Painting: Quiver Tree Step 7 A Smaller Version

Plein Air Painting Watercolor Checklist
A checklist of the art materials you need for watercolor painting on location, or plein air painting.

Plein Air Painting Pastel Checklist
A checklist of the art materials you need for pastel painting on location, or plein air painting.

Personal Plein Air Painting Kit
An annotated photo showing what I usually take with me when I go out into the landscape to observe, sketch, and paint.

Recognize the Shapes of Trees For Realistic Paintings
One of the fundamentals to successfully painting realistic trees is learning to recognize the characteristic shapes of different species.

Plein Air Painting Acrylics Checklist
A checklist of the art materials you need for acrylic painting on location, or plein air painting.

Plein Air Painting Oils Checklist
A checklist of the art materials you need for oil painting on location, or plein air painting.

Tree Painting Mistakes
Learn how to greatly improve your landscape paintings by avoiding these common errors often made when painting trees and leafy shrubs.

Lucian Freud Portraits: Exhibition Review
My thoughts on seeing the exhibition of portraits by the famous painter Lucian Freud, which opened at the National Portrait Gallery in London in February 2012.

Exhibition Catalog Freud Portraits
Depending on which edition you buy, the exhibition catalogs for the 2012 Lucian Freud Portraits show differs.

Seeing Lucian Freud's Artistic Development
My thoughts on seeing an exhibition that enabled you to follow the artistic development of the famous painter Lucien Freud, from his early style to his late.

Seeing Lucian Freud's Last, Unfinished Painting
My thoughts on seeing the last painting that great artist Lucian Freud was still working on the fortnight before he died.

Size of Lucian Freud Portraits
My thoughts on why it's important to go to exhibitions, to see the paintings actual size rather than only as reproductions. In this instance, the Lucian Freud Portraits Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Details in Lucian Freud Portrait Paintings
My thoughts on why it's important to go to exhibitions, so you get to see details of paintings, the close-up view you don't get from photos. In this instance, the Lucian Freud Portraits Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Floor Stencils -- Free Floor Stencils to Print and Cut Out -- Stencils for Floors and Floor Cloths
A floor stencil from the collection of free floor stencils to print and cut out, suitable for using on floors and floor cloths.

Floor Stencils -- Free Floor Stencils to Print and Cut Out -- Stencils for Floors and Floor Cloths
A floor stencil from the collection of free floor stencils to print and cut out, suitable for using on floors and floor cloths. Page 2.

Floor Stencils -- Free Floor Stencils to Print and Cut Out -- Stencils for Floors and Floor Cloths
A floor stencil from the collection of free floor stencils to print and cut out, suitable for using on floors and floor cloths. Page 3.

Floor Stencils -- Free Floor Stencils to Print and Cut Out -- Stencils for Floors and Floor Cloths
A floor stencil from the collection of free floor stencils to print and cut out, suitable for using on floors and floor cloths. Page 4.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Easter Basket
A free printable stencil of an Easter basket from the collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 2.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Rabbit 1
A collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 10.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Rabbit 2
A collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 11.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Sheep
A collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 12.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Lamb
A lamb stencil from the collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 4.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Easter Bunny 2
A collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 13.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Pair of Easter Bunnies
A collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 3.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Easter Bunny 1
A collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Colorful Easter Egg
A suggestion of how to decorate the basic Easter Egg stencil from the collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 9.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Stripey Easter Egg
Add stripes to the Easter Egg stencil in the collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 7.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Zigzag Easter Egg
A suggestion of how to decorate the basic Easter Egg stencil from the collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 8.

Free Easter Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Easter Egg
An Easter egg stencil from the collection of free Easter stencils to print and cut out. Page 5.

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

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

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Printable Face Painting Stencils Lips
A stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 9.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Printable Face Painting Stencils
A collection of free, printable face painting stencils for you to cut out and use when face painting.. Page 11.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Printable Face Painting Stencils Ribbon
A stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 10.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencils Heart
A heart stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 8.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Heart 2
Another heart stencil from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils. Page 8.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Heart 3
A collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 4.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencil Lightning Bolt
A lightning bolt stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 4.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencils Checkmark Tick
A stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 6.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Printable Face Painting Stencils Cloud
A cloud stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 7.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencils Cupcake
A cupcake stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 5.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencils Moon
A moon stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 2.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencil Star
A star stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Face Painting Stencils Sun
A sun stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 3.

Face Painting Stencils
A collection of free, printable stencils for you to cut out and use when face painting..

Free Flower Stencils to Print and Cut Out
Have some creative fun with my collection of flower stencils, which you're free to use for your personal craft projects.

Daisy Border Stencil -- Free Daisy Border Flower Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free flower stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 6.

Free Daffodil Flower Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil of a daffodil from my collection of flower stencils, which you're free to print and cut out for personal use. Page 2.

Free Daisy Flower Stencil
A stencil from my collection of free flower stencils, all designed to be easy to print and cut out for personal arts and crafts projects. Page 5.

Flower Pot Stencil -- Free Flower Pot Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free flower stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 7.

Flower Pot Stencil 2 -- Free Flower Pot Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free flower stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 8.

Free Rose Flower Stencil
A stencil from my collection of free flower stencils, all designed to be easy to print and cut out for personal use. Page 3.

Free Wheat Stalk Stencil
A stencil from my collection of free flower stencils, designed to be simple to print and cut out, for use with personal projects. Page 4.

Free Sunflower Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from my collection of free flower stencils, designed to be easy to print and cut out for personal use.

Face Painting Stencils -- Free Printable Face Painting Stencils Cross
A cross stencil from the collection of free, printable face painting stencils. Page 12.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Hearts
A free heart stencil from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 2.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Lips 2
A set of kissable lips from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 9.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: "Be My Valentine"
A stencil from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 5.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Hearts
Heart stencil from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 6.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: "I Love You"
One of a collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 3.

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: Lips
A stencil of lips from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out
Have some creative fun this Valentine's Day with my collection of free printable stencils. All you still need is some red paint!

Free Valentine's Day Stencils to Print and Cut Out: A Rose
A rose stencil from the collection of free Valentine's Day stencils to print and cut out. Page 7.

Free Angel Stencil -- Printable Free Angel Stencil
An angel stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 34.

Free Baubel Stencil -- Printable Free Baubel with Bow Stencil
A baubel with bow stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 4.

Free Candle Stencil -- Printable Free Candle Stencil
A candle stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 2.

Free Candle with Bow Stencil -- Printable Free Candle with Bow Stencil
A candle stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 3.

Free Christmas Tree Stencil -- Printable Free Christmas Tree Stencil
A Christmas tree stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 9.

Free Father Christmas Stencil -- Printable Free Father Christmas Stencil
A Father Christmas stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use.

Free Reindeer Stencil -- Printable Free Reindeer Stencil 2
A reindeer stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 23.

Free Reindeer Stencil -- Printable Free Reindeer Stencil
A reindeer stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 22.

Free Santa Sleigh Stencil -- Printable Free Santa Sleigh Stencil
A Santa sleigh stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 21.

Free Candy Cane Stencil -- Printable Candy Cane Stencil
A candy cane stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 14.

Free Gingerbread Man Stencil -- Printable Free Gingerbread Man Stencil
A gingerbread man stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 15.

Free Santa Stencil -- Printable Free Santa Stencil
A Santa stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 20.

Shepherd Christmas Stencil -- Free Shepherd Christmas Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A shepherd stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 40.

Christmas Tree Stencil -- Free Christmas Tree Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A Christmas tree stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 8.

Holly Wreath Christmas Stencil -- Free Christmas Holly Wreath Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A holly stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 13.

Christmas Star Stencil -- Free Christmas Star Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil of a Christmas star, from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 7.

Holly Christmas Stencil -- Free Christmas Holly Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A holly stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 12.

Christmas Tree Stencil 2 -- Free Christmas Tree Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A Christmas tree stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 10.

Cow Stencil -- Free Cow Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A cow stencil from the collection of free stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 42.

Lamb Stencil -- Free Lamb Stencil to Print and Cut Out for Christmas
A collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 43.

Reindeer Stencil -- Free Christmas Reindeer Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A reindeer stencil from my collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 19.

Angel Stencil -- Free Christmas Angel Stencil to Print and Cut Out
An angel stencil from my collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 35.

Christmas Sheep Stencil -- Free Christmas Sheep Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A sheep stencil from collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 41.

Snowflake Stencils -- Free Christmas Snowflake Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowflake stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 25.

Free Christmas Snowflake Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowflake stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 26.

Snowflake Stencil 3 -- Free Christmas Designs to Print and Cut Out
A snowflake stencil from the collection of free Christmas designs to print and cut out for personal use. Page 27.

Snowflake Stencil 4 -- Free Christmas Snowflake Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowflake stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 28.

Snowflake Stencil 5 -- Free Christmas Snowflake Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowflake stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 29.

Snowflake Stencil 6 -- Free Christmas Snowflake Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowflake stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 30.

Snowman Stencils -- Free Snowman Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowman stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 16.

Snowman Stencils -- Free Snowman Stencils to Print and Cut Out
A snowman stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 17.

Snowman Stencil -- Free Snowman with Scarf Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A snowman stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 18.

Merry Christmas Stencil -- Free Word Stencil Merry Christmas
From the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 31.

Free Christmas Bell Stencil 2 -- Printable Free Christmas Bell Stencil 2
From the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 5.

Free Christmas Bell Stencil 2 -- Printable Free Christmas Bell Stencil 2
From the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 33.

Free Christmas Bell Stencil -- Printable Free Christmas Bell Stencil
From the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 32.

Free Bow Stencil -- Printable Free Bow Stencil
An bow stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 24.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 18 Using a Rolling Pin
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 18.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 19 Using a Wooden Spoon
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 19.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 2 Sand Your Plate
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 2.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 22 Touching Up the Print
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 22.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 24 The Prints
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 24.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 25 The Final Result
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 25.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 3 Mark the Outlines of Your Paper
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 3.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 4 Guidance Marks
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 4.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 5 Mark the Edges of the Reference
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 5.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 6 Tape the Reference Picture
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 6.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 7 Start Drawing
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 7.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 8 Add Paint
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 8.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 9 First Down is the Clearest
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 9.

Christmas Stocking Stencil -- Free Christmas Stocking Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 6.

Wise Man 3 Stencil -- Free Christmas Wise Man Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 37.

Wise Man 2 Stencil -- Free Christmas Wise Man Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 38.

Wise Man Stencil -- Free Christmas Wise Man Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 36.

Wise Men Stencil -- Free Three Wise Men Christmas Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 39.

Free Printable Christmas Stencils
Have some seasonal creativity with my collection of free Christmas stencils, ready to print and cut out for personal projects.

Free Printable Christmas Stencils
Have some seasonal creativity with my collection of free Christmas stencils, ready to print and cut out for personal projects.

Star Stencil -- Free Star Stencil to Print and Cut Out
A star stencil from the collection of free Christmas stencils to print and cut out for personal use. Page 11.

Free Printable Christmas Stencils
Have some seasonal creativity with my collection of free Christmas stencils, ready to print and cut out for personal projects.

Figure Studies for Figure Painting -- Digital Figure Painting
A digital painting done from a tonal figure study.

Tonal Study for Figure Painting -- Tone in Figures
This figure tonal study is done in charcoal, using a plastic eraser to work back into the charcoal. Page 2.

Monotype Print Supplies -- Supplies to Make a Monotype Print
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 10 Check Your Progress
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 10.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 11 Reverse Side of the Plate
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 11.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 12 Preview of the Print
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 12.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 13 Wet the Paper
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 13.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 14 Blot the Paper
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 14.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 15 Lay Down the Paper
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 15.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 16 Don't Move the Paper
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 16.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print Using a Brayer
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 17.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 20 Peek at the Print
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 20.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 21 Pull a Print
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Learn how to create a monotype print in this step-by-step tutorial. Page 21.

Monotype Print -- How to Make a Monotype Print -- Step 23 Make a Ghost Print
Monotype prints are created by painting an image onto a sheet of glass or metal and then putting a sheet of paper over this to create the print. Every monotype print is unique. Page 23.

How to Make a Monotype Print or Monoprints
See how to make your own monotype prints or monoprints in this detailed, illustrated tutorial.

How to Make a Monotype Print or Monoprints
See how to make your own monotype prints or monoprints in this detailed, illustrated tutorial.

How to Make a Monotype Print or Monoprints
See how to make your own monotype prints or monoprints in this detailed, illustrated tutorial.

Figure Painting -- Tone Figure Study
A figure study using only tone, no line. Page 6.

Figure Painting -- Figure Study Using Watercolor Pencils
A figure painting done using watercolor pencils. Page 5.

Figure Painting -- Ink and Wash
Using ink or pen to capture the pose of the figure and then adding color or wash later can be very effective. Page 9.

Figure Painting -- Pastel Figure Painting
A figure painting done using three pastels of different values or tones. Page 4.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 10.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 19.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 11.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 12.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 13.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 14.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 15.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 16.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 17.

Figure Sketches for Figure Painting -- Sketching for Painting Figures
Figure painting definitely a subject where regular sketching pays off. This is one from a collection of figure sketches providing examples. Page 18.

Figure Painting -- Scribble Pastel
Figure painting is definitely a subject where regular practise pays off. This one is a scribble pastel, done rapidly with different colors. Page 7.

Figure Painting -- Scribble Pastel
Figure painting is definitely a subject where regular practise pays off. This is another scribble pastel, done rapidly with different colors. Page 8.

Preparing for Figure Painting -- Figure Studies for Figure Painting
Figure painting definitely a subject where painting regular studies and sketching pays off. This photo gallery provides examples of work done as preparation for figure painting.

Preparing for Figure Painting -- Figure Studies for Figure Painting
Figure painting definitely a subject where painting regular studies and sketching pays off. This photo gallery provides examples of work done as preparation for figure painting.

Figure Painting -- Big Brush Figure Painting
Figure painting with an ovesized or big brush is one way to ensure that you don't get too tight or stuck into the details. Page 3.

How to Paint Skin Tones - Realistic and Expressionist
An in-depth look at how to paint skin tones (both realistic and expressionist), what pigment colors to use, and how to mix suitable colours.

Create a Value or Tonal Scale for Painting Skin Tones
It's helpful to paint up a tonal or value scale of skin colors for quick reference.

Using Expressionist Skin Tones
A figure or portrait doesn't have to be painted in realistic colors. Using unrealistic colors in an expressionist way can create dramatic paintings.

Glazing Skin Tones
Glazing is an excellent technique for creating skin tones that have depth and a glow to them.

Creating Skin Tones with Pastels
Pastels are a fabulous medium for building up glowing skin tones.

How to Paint Smooth Skin Tones in Oils
How to paint smooth skin tones, to even out blotches of color in skin tones.

Painting Skin Tones Using a Limited Palette
You may have more success painting realistic skin tones if you use a limited palette rather than lots of colors.

How to Develop a Unique Painting from an Idea
Discover how to create a painting that's uniquely yours, working from the initial idea to the finished piece using a technique I call CSI for Art.

How to Develop Painting Concepts and Ideas
Tips on how to develop your own painting concepts and ideas for art.

Develop Your Own Unique Painting Ideas
How to develop your own, unique painting from an idea, from initial concept stage to final painting.

Put Your Creativity into Your Painting Ideas
How to develop a unique painting from an idea, from concept stage to final painting.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Moon Face
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Spider 2
A stencil from the collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Claw Hand
A ghost stencil from the collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Headless Ghost
A headless ghost from my collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Wand
A wand stencil from my collection of free printables for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils - Skeleton
A skeleton stencil from my collection of free Halloween printable stencils.

Free Halloween Devil Stencil
A Halloween Devil from this free set of stencils to print and cut out.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Swarm of Bats
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Pumpkin Stencil
A pumpkin stencil from the collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Pumpkin Stencil 2
A pumpkin stencil from the collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Free Witch Stencil
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Free Witch on Broom Stencil
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Cat Stencil
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Scaredy Cat Stencil
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Lightning Bolt Stencil
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

More Printable Free Halloween Stencils
Another collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Raven
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Free Halloween Stencils -- Spider
A collection of free printable stencils for Halloween.

Painting Clouds Wet-on-Wet Using Acrylic or Oil Paints
A step-by-step tutorial explaining how to paint clouds working wet-on-wet using acrylics or oil paints.

Painting Clouds Wet -on-Wet Using Acrylic or Oil Paints -- Judging How Much to Blend the Paint
A step-by-step demonstration of painting clouds working wet-on-wet, using acrylics or oil paints.

Painting Clouds Wet -on-Wet Using Acrylic or Oil Paints -- Blending and Adding
A step-by-step demo of painting clouds working wet-on-wet, using acrylics or oil paints.

Painting Clouds Wet -on-Wet Using Acrylic or Oil Paints -- What Colors to Use for Painting Clouds
A step-by-step demonstration on how to paint clouds while working wet-on-wet, using acrylics or oil paints.

Decorative Painting Photo Album -- Tray Painting
Photos of decorative painting projects submitted by About.com Painting readers. Page 11.

Decorative Painting Photo Album -- Tray Painting
Photos of decorative painting projects submitted by About.com Painting readers. Page 10.

Decorative Painting Photo Album -- Daisy Painted Table
Photos of decorative painting projects created by About.com Painting readers. Page 3.