how to turn photo into painting?
If you are a newbie who wants to start painting photos, here is quick guide for you:-
To paint a picture you will need to choose the painting medium. These are the 4 popular painting mediums to start with:-
1.Pencil sketch is old school but still most popular medium.The black & white sketches are made with graphite pencils. Pencil sketch can be drawn on paper,you can start drawing on Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Paper. You can refer below video to learn basics of pencil drawings.
2.Acrylic paint is a fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Acrylic painting can give a much brighter, more vivid colour than oil paints. It has been much used in modern art, and is cheaper than oil paint.Acrylic paint can be done on primed canvas so that paint stays on it for longer period of time. You can refer below video to learn acrylic painting
3.Oil painting is a traditional method used by artists.In oil painting, pigments colors are held together by the medium of oil.The main advantages of oil paints are their flexibility and depth of colour. They can be applied in many different ways on the canvas. You can refer below video to learn basics of oil painting
4.Charcoal is one of the oldest art materials ever used. Charcoal’s flakey texture enables artists to create a vast array of textures.It can done on charcoal paper. Canson Mi-Teintes, Canson Ingres, Strathmore 500 Series and Fabriano Tiziano are popular paper choices. You can refer below video to learn charcaol drawing.
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