Phi Divine Proportion and the Golden Spiral Pleasing shapes, interesting coincidences, existential ramifications, and some mathematics reality… using this unique set of mathematical concepts can create an innate linear balance when used formally
The Stuff of Paint Watercolor: What it is. Traditional transparent watercolor is finely ground pigment in a water-soluble binder such as gum arabic. Gum arabic is water-soluble gum produced by a species of
Matting and Framing Your Work Matting your watercolors protects and enhances the look of your paintings by cleanly defining the image edges and isolating your image in a uniform neutral or complementary background.
More than words A step-by-step introduction to artistic journaling I’ve been asked repeatedly to conduct classes on creating journal art. However, the process is so easy that instead of classes I decided to
Andrew Wyeth’s reputation has centered around watercolors and egg tempera paintings such as “Christina’s World”. Painted in 1948 and later purchased by the Museum of Modern Art, this is one of the most
Design Principles and Elements: an aesthetic tapestry Look around you. Everything you see that is made by man is made by design. Our buildings, our transportation, our entertainment, the items we consume; everything
Popular Compositional Themes As a pastime, watercolor legend Edgar Whitney inventoried and cataloged successful painting compositions. He weighed the primary visual masses by size and value as well as arrangement and came up