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Developing Your Own Cartoon Characters: How to Create a 'Turnaround'

DEVELOPING YOUR OWN CARTOON CHARACTERS: HOW TO CREATE A 'TURNAROUND'

I created these turnaround GIFS using Adobe Photoshop. I saved the layered PSDs so I can use them as animation assets later in Adobe...

Time Machine: adding modern people to old photos in Photoshop

TIME MACHINE: ADDING MODERN PEOPLE TO OLD PHOTOS IN PHOTOSHOP

I found this photograph from the 1950's in the historical archives in the basement of the Perth Amboy Public Library and took a photograph...

 
 
 
Geometric Still Life Drawing, High School Foundations of Art

GEOMETRIC STILL LIFE DRAWING, HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATIONS OF ART

Geometric still life Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids: Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step...

Candy Still Life: Prismacolor Colored Pencils and Denatured Alcohol

CANDY STILL LIFE: PRISMACOLOR COLORED PENCILS AND DENATURED ALCOHOL

My students started out by arranging their candy on a small blank index card. I required them to overlap the pieces of candy at least...

 
 
 
Turkey With Dressing

TURKEY WITH DRESSING

TURKEY WITH DRESSING:Instructions: Please download this image of a turkey. To download a full sized version,

THE HISTORY OF PERTH AMBOY NEW JERSEY

To learn about the KKK Riots of 1923 in Perth Amboy, see this documentary on Vimeo and read Stories From Perth Amboy by Katherine Massopust Here...

 
 
 
Butterfly Night 2016, Samuel E. Shull School

BUTTERFLY NIGHT 2016, SAMUEL E. SHULL SCHOOL

Join us in helping to save the monarch butterfly from extinction Help save the Monarch butterfly The monarch butterfly is in danger...

Liquid Watercolors Tutorial: Radial Balance Design

LIQUID WATERCOLORS TUTORIAL: RADIAL BALANCE DESIGN

I have wanted to experiment with liquid watercolors with my students for years but couldn't bring myself to justify ordering them when...

 
 
 
Drawing magnified leaves: Finding the details

DRAWING MAGNIFIED LEAVES: FINDING THE DETAILS

You have seen countless leaves in your lifetime but until you sit down and examine one and try to draw it accurately under a magnifying...

Fruit with Faces Photoshop Lesson

FRUIT WITH FACES PHOTOSHOP LESSON

Anyone can use the lasso tool to cut out facial features, paste them on top of a picture of a piece of fruit in Photoshop and try to...

 
 
 
Origami Paper Crane on Decorated Paper

ORIGAMI PAPER CRANE ON DECORATED PAPER

Spray Stenciling Leaves With Liquid Watercolors

SPRAY STENCILING LEAVES WITH LIQUID WATERCOLORS

Please join me in congratulating three of my bilingual 6th graders; Chantal Tejada Done, Alondra Reynoso and Gilma Espinoza Canas....

 
 
 
SOLE Witness: Responding to the Holocaust with shoe sculptures

SOLE WITNESS: RESPONDING TO THE HOLOCAUST WITH SHOE SCULPTURES

These are the shoes of victims of the Holocaust. The individuals who wore them were gassed to death and cremated at Auschwitz concentration...

Drawing a Dr. Seuss Inspired City Scape

DRAWING A DR. SEUSS INSPIRED CITY SCAPE

Solla Sollew by a 7th grade student Thursday March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday, also known as 'Read Across America' Day. Many schools...

 
 
 

DRAW A GEOMETRIC STILL LIFE BY PLAYING WITH BLOCKS

Geometric still life Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids: Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step...

Six Ways to make your artwork look three dimensional

SIX WAYS TO MAKE YOUR ARTWORK LOOK THREE DIMENSIONAL

The six ways to make your artwork look three dimensional 1) Overlapping (Objects in front partially hiding objects in back). To find...

 
 
 
Self-portraits: My two selves

SELF-PORTRAITS: MY TWO SELVES

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) painted this self portrait, while looking in a mirror, when he was only 15. What can you tell about the teenager...

THE ART OF STORYTELLING

Now that you know how to use the six ways to make your artwork look three-dimensional , how to draw people using correct proportions...

 
 
 
Tree of Life: Exploring line, shape, space, pattern and color with oil pastels and India ink

TREE OF LIFE: EXPLORING LINE, SHAPE, SPACE, PATTERN AND COLOR WITH OIL PASTELS AND INDIA INK

18" x 24" Tree of Life by an 8th grade studentOil Pastel and India Ink on Paper Stoclet Frieze, 1909, by Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt...

LEARNING HOW TO SHOOT VIDEO WITH THE DSLR CAMERA

How to shoot video using the Canon EOS RebelT51 DSLR Camera Panning and Tilting using a tripod One Point Perspective in Film Symmetry...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting "Road To Somewhere" by Contemporary...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting "Road To Somewhere" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

An imaginary landscape in red with the light of the Creator on the left, and a large spiral on the lower right. The road goes to somewhere-perhaps a place to dream. 16"x20... Read more ...

Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak

Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak

© Ivan Brodey Architects: Pushak Location: Dronningens gate 4, 0152 Oslo, Norway Area: 3000.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey Text description... Read more ...

AQUAMAN 41

AQUAMAN 41

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MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

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Flat in Black / HEIMA architects

Flat in Black / HEIMA architects

© Darius Petrulaitis Architects: HEIMA architects Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Lead Architects: Kristijonas Skirmantas Area: 80.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Darius... Read more ...

Bodyscape 12

Bodyscape 12

Seated female nude figure, close up body shapes. Read more ...

FARM, RANCH, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

FARM, RANCH, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

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Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

11"x11" Mixed Media on Paper/Available $150 Read more ...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This 12"x12"x1.25" Fine Art Print is available for $99.00 HERE Read more ...

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Happy Campers" ©2018 Niki Gulley8" x 16" textured oil painting Painted on location, I loved these colorful campers we came across at this “glamping” park, and I just had to... Read more ...