Life drawing and painting

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Life drawing and painting: playing with the human proportions When life drawing and painting we concentrate intensively on the human body. Each and every person is unique, and the same is true for their bodies. Through the artistic staging and the interaction of light and shadow we can observe every single parts and characteristic of […]

Charcoal cast drawing

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Plaster cast drawing The room is dark, the cast is illuminated. An exciting game of light and shadow is taking place on the white plaster cast… Cast drawing is a new challenge and it will improve the skills and abilities of our students. They will learn to look differently at things and to measure proportions […]

Drawing and painting like the Old Masters

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Drawing and painting like the Old Masters at the Academy of Fine Art Germany The tradition of classical European realistic painting was completely lost in Germany. However, it has recently found its way back to Germany, thanks to the Academy of Fine Art Germany. The tradition passed down from one generation of artists to the […]

Realistic painting and drawing? How fascinating!

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Realistic painting and drawing? WOW! Being able to paint and draw realistically is probably the highest artistic and manual target humans can achieve. It is fascinating to look at a realistic work as a whole and, at the same time, at its details. At first, the entire painting is what impresses us, but then, only […]

Oil painting: Tips and Tricks for beginners

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Thanks to oil painting you can create amazing artworks Oil painting has many advantages over other materials such as acrylic. On this regard, you can take a look at our post: “Should I Use Acrylic or Oil Paint?”. In this article, we show you tips and tricks for oil painting. What makes oil painting so […]

Digital painting – Photoshop Realistic Paint Technique

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Digital Painting: painting and drawing in the digital world Our new teacher Tobias Nilsson is passionate about digital painting. For him, it is relaxing to sit in front of a computer and to create artworks with Photoshop following the traditional methods of classical painting, but giving them an additional modern character. Digital painting offers many […]

How to draw in 3D?

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3D effect – How to make it look real Today we´ll show you how to draw a 3D ball! Our teacher, Ricky Larsson, recorded himself while drawing a 3-dimensional sphere. We hope you´ll enjoy watching and drawing this 3D ball. For more tutorials, you can subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Do you want to learn […]

Self-portraits in art – selfies have actually been around since ancient times

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Self-portraits or contemporary selfies are indispensable to the contemporary world. Self-portraits have become inflationary as a result of photography, especially thanks to social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The world of stars and starlets uses the selfie to entertain the fans. So we often see self-portraits from everyday life, which make us feel […]

Realistic oil painting

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Realistic oil painting is my passion! It is fascinating to look at an oil painting that is an imitation of nature. Whether it is a still life, or a portrait, or a landscape or an historical event, we like to look at it and to lose ourselves in the feelings that the painting awakens in […]