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The Top 90 Art Terms in Plain English

In this post, I cover the top 90 art terms that are most relevant to drawing, painting, and photography. There are many terms that are unique to art. You’ll encounter new words and phrases when learning about art through books, magazines, and workshops. If you don’t understand what they mean, it will be difficult to follow the discussion. Some of …

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How to Photograph Art: Solutions to Common Problems

Introduction Below are the solutions to the most common problems that I see artists encountering when photographing their own artwork. Being able to take accurate photos of your artwork is very important. It’s the photographs of your paintings that are what makes the first impression on collectors, jurors, and art lovers. As an artist, you should strive to improve your …

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7 Photoshop Tips for Adjusting Photos of Paintings

It takes a long time to become proficient with Photoshop. As an artist you probably don’t have much time for learning it. It contains a lot of features that you’ll never use and it takes time to find the relevant information. So I came up with a short list of tips and tricks to help get you started. I frequently …