I often use a harmonic symmetry armature to check and refine my compositions and as a guide for drawing my composition onto a canvas. Here, I explain with text and video, what it is; and why and how I use harmonic symmetry.
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From concept to finished painting, in this oil painting demo, Michael Lynn Adams explains why and how he captures a peony’s soft, luminous texture by placing it on hundred-year-old art books.
From concept to finished painting, in this oil painting demo, Michael Lynn Adams explains why and how he captures its soft, luminous texture and intoxicating aroma by placing it on hundred-year-old art books.
We picked the lemons, put them on a wooden tray lit by the sun from our kitchen window. The plan was to make margaritas, but as often happens in my life, this fleeting moment inspired me to make art.
Step-by-step oil painting tutorial. I walk you through my process of painting White Roses.
I painted Plums after harvesting them at a friend’s farm. This tutorial takes you step-by-step through my process of painting, Plums.
Michael Lynn Adams shares how Richard Schmid’s color chart exercise saved his art career.