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    success as well as how to create successful watercolor paintings. You do need certain tools and skills to accomplish these tasks. Some expertise is essential for success. Learn to nurture the process of creativity and when to let it rest in your mind until it's ready to fly free. Then not only will you be stating your feelings, expressing your creativity and simply contributing to the world of art, but showing the world your creative confidence. Here are 7 keys to help you create successful watercolor paintings. * Buy quality supplies - you must have caliber paints,…

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    Our teacher was a relatively famous local watercolor artist, was in the middle of an attempt at teaching us professional watercolor techniques. Our class was an hour and a half long and we had the last lunch period from 12:30 to 1. A class room of eight hungry and severely bored seventeen-year-olds, deciding to “make things interesting”. So one of peer’s outright asked our teacher if he had ever smoked pot. The room, predictably, came to a standstill. I had seen this guy been told to leave the…

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    Painting Process Essay Are you feeling crafty, and want to get a little messy? Painting sounds like fun, but you are not particularly artistic. The ability to make something extremely creative isn’t required to make a piece of art that will look marvelous. Having all the right materials and tools available before you begin is most important for making a work of art. Not much is needed to make a masterpiece from paint. Pretty much anything that you are comfortable with be painted on is a…

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    around the country, the South was still in turmoil. The confusion in the South, arose from the abolition of slavery in 1865. Many former slaves faced an uncertainty in regards to their future in this country. Going from being completely dependent on their owners to being in total control of their own decisions. Many of them had no other choice but to continue to work in the same positions they did before they were free and continued to suffer mistreatment. Formal Analysis Color Palette…

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    1956 in Philadelphia, PA. (EB Lewis Artistrator, n.d.). According to his biography he learned from an early age that he had artistic abilities as he watched and learned from his two uncles who were artists themselves. Beginning in late elementary, Lewis began studying at Saturday Morning Temple University School of Art League, then went on to study at Temple University Tyler School of Art where he majored in graphic design and illustration, along with art education. This is when he began to…

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    Alice Schille an impressionist was born in Columbus in 1869. She was considered to be "one of America 's primary women watercolorist". Schille attended to the Columbus Art School (now known as the Columbus College of Art & Design) in 1887. Her work was influenced by progressive art movements. In her paintings she portrayed still-lives, landscapes and gardens, mothers and children, market and harbor scenes. Schille died in 1955 and is buried in Green Lawn Cemetery. In 1992, she was inducted into…

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    it is play time. get your magnet out and have fun. GLUE PAINTING Apparently food coloring or liquid water colors and glue mix superbly. All you need is a variety of food coloring, liquid watercolors, toothpick, glue and a small plastic tray. On the plastic tray, pour out a generous amount of white glue and few drops of food coloring or the liquid watercolors. Give the children the toothpick to use to swirl the drops of color around the glue. Do not let the colors get too mixed up. Finally let…

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    I visited the Tampa museum of art and discovered some very interesting and beautiful works of art. My favorite painting I came across was Lupins and Foxgloves on Indian Creek, Painted by Carolyn Brady in 1988. It was placed on the museum as a gift from the Bank of Tampa, in memory of Judith R Blanchard. It’s a watercolor painting on just plain paper. Depicting both land and sea shows how artists perceive and portray the natural world around them. From romantic depictions of the American…

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    In the Metropolitan Museum of Art, two paintings are exhibited taking place in the 1800s. These artists have similarities and differences viewpoints of the environment in their painting and it helps people get a glance of what the 1800s were like. The first painting was by a man named George Caleb Bingham. Bingham was born March 20, 1811, Augusta County, Virginia to Mary Amend and Henry Vest Bingham and died July 7, 1879, in Kansas City, Missouri. Bingham was a self taught artist. He’s…

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    beautiful oil and watercolor works. Though he struggled financially during his life like most artists do, he is now widely recognized as one of the most acclaimed watercolor artists ever. Additionally, there was even a commemorative postage stamp issued in his honor after his passing. Winslow Homer’s young life, his artistic career, and specifically his famous watercolor works help to show his life and his legacy. Born on February 24, 1836, Homer revealed his budding artistic talent at a young…

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