How to Paint Photorealism: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Paint Your Own Photorealistic Paintings — Art is Fun
This free in-depth guide explains how to paint photorealism in acrylics - full of important and useful information for aspiring Photorealist artists!
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Dream Catchers | Middle School Art | Crayon, wet on wet watercolor technique that creates sensational dream catchers using a drip effect. Step-by-step art lesson tutorial included!
Art Lesson: Arcimboldo Style Self-Portraits
The students learned about Arcimboldo, were exposed to and inspired by his work, and then tried to create a composite head of their own. This project proved to be fun, strange, and challenging for the students. The students were encouraged not just to "fill" their head with items, but to try to make their features out of certain shapes or placement of items.
Monochromatic Portrait Paintings
My seventh grade rounded out the semester creating acrylic portrait paintings on 11" x 14" stretched canvas. Just like in the Chuck Close inspired portraits from first semester, I took each student's digital photo to start. This time, the students went to the library computers and used Photoshop to change their photo to b&w, crop it in a pleasing or interesting way, and then use the "Posterize" filter to reduce their photo to about 5 or 6 values (which refers to the lightness or darkness of…
Chuck Close Style Self-Portraits
Students in middle school created these self-portraits in the style of American artist Chuck Close. We began by working from a ...
Watercolor Animals with 5th and 6th Grade
With all the fancy projects an art teacher can find on Pinterest, sometimes it’s good to go back to the basics. Simple drawing and painting of familiar subjects. This week my students drew …
What an awesome new art journal page by Gwen Lafleur Studios! She's using Swirl and Text and Texture Explore stencils by Seth Apter of The Altered Page and her own Ornamental Compass Screen stencil!