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Art

Resources

 

On my resource page, I hope you find an art supply, art technique, or artist link that can help you on your art journey. Several of my fellow artists that are linked here have helped change my art career not only providing invaluable information but also through their caring and encouragement. 


 

Life Book Emphemera Link:

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Pinterest Inspiration Boards

 

Prepping Before You Paint

 
 
 

Face and Hands Proportion Tutorials/References

 

Are you new at drawing faces or just looking for a refresher reference?

I have included a page with two free videos by popular YouTube Artists and also reference material to help you with face and hand proportions.

 

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Favorite Art Tools

These are available from your local art store.

I also use Marabu Art Products, Cheap Joes, and Tim Holtz.

 
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Brayers - use to spread paint, and create texture, if not cleaned.

 
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Craft Mats - use as a palette, easy to clean, and roll up for storage.

 
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Stabilo-All Pencil - great to outline and creating shadows, moves with water.

 
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Distressed Inks by Tim Holtz - water soluble and unique layering when gesso applied over. 

 
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Liquitex Basic Paints - perfect on the budget and excellent for transparent layering. 


Image References

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Image Ephemera - Copyright free images. This link is provided by artist Angela Kennedy; she maintains a board on her Facebook page that you can join.

Also check out her beautiful art at this link...

Artist Angela Kennedy.

 

 

I am a member of this caring group of artists whose goal is to create and share their art of healing, compassion, love, and encouragement with world.

Several times a month there are live art auctions where you can view, buy, and help support with uplifting comments. If you are an art lover, I would love to have you join our community.

 

Inspiration By Fellow Artist

Artist: Tamara Laporte

Artist Tamara Laporte is the creator of the year long art course, Life Book. Her beautiful caring spirit and giving art style has changed my life. Once I completed Life Book I began to like myself again and have fun when I created.

Artist Tamara Laporte is the creator of the year long art course, Life Book. Her beautiful caring spirit and giving art style has changed my life. Once I completed Life Book I began to like myself again and have fun when I created.

Artist: Emma Petitt

Artist Emma Petitt, has an amazing freedom of creation. She is encouraging and sharing of her creative process. I learn from her to be bold, brave, and confident when applying brush strokes. Bigger brushes and mark making are our friends!

Artist Emma Petitt, has an amazing freedom of creation. She is encouraging and sharing of her creative process. I learn from her to be bold, brave, and confident when applying brush strokes. Bigger brushes and mark making are our friends!

 

Artist: Ivy Newport

Artist: Kara Bullock

Artist Kara Bullock has inspired me to paint the human face and form. Check out her Let's Face It, which is a year long workshop.

Artist Kara Bullock has inspired me to paint the human face and form. Check out her Let's Face It, which is a year long workshop.

Artist Ivy Newport is so inspiring. She is gracious with her free classes, which is where I learned encaustic. And for a shot of creative flow, check out her paid classes as well.

Artist Ivy Newport is so inspiring. She is gracious with her free classes, which is where I learned encaustic. And for a shot of creative flow, check out her paid classes as well.