Self portraits – why do artists do them?

Self portraits – why do artists do them?

I screamed inwardly… A question that has been on my mind for many years has been – Why do artists do self portraits? I thought this may be an interesting subject to look at since I had to do a self portrait when I was at college studying graphic design/...
Oil Paints & Mediums

Oil Paints & Mediums

Other oils and mediums In her last post Jane looked at what an artist starting out with oil painting might need to begin. Here she reviews the alternative ranges of paint and medium available at Gadsby’s. Qualities and types of oil paints For the beginner Jane...
Life drawing

Life drawing

Life drawing is a great way to draw the human body in any of its various shapes and positions using any media. There are different degrees of representation that may range from highly detailed, anatomically correct to loose and expressive sketches. Equipment...

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