There is something quite magical about painting outdoors. I feel comfortably secluded with nature having an almost spiritual connection when I paint a landscape. Landscape painting is a passion of mine. I would like to share some tips and techniques that I have become accustomed to using over the years.
Art Lesson: Learn About Color Schemes for Your Next Painting
Much research and experimentation has been done on color and how it can effect a persons mood and behavior. Certain colors can calm a person, while others can stimulate excitement or cheerfulness. That being said, you may want to think carefully on the type of color scheme you choose for your next painting.
One way to draw animals is through the assemblage of different shapes. There are a number of different animal types out there, and so to learn how to draw a high amount of common animals will usually require the mastering of several different drawing techniques. If you use shapes only, then you can learn how different animals are put together and gain a strong understanding of how many animals are built.