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Painting Tip #1: A Simple Way to Improve a Sky Painting

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For an artist there is nothing better than having good paintings on hand, ready to sell. And turning an old painting into a better one will make you happier than finding money in an old coat pocket....

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Painting Tip #2: Simplify the Landscape

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This is an older plein air painting that I reworked in the studio. I simplified the composition and added a few sheep for added interest....

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Painting Tip #3: Add Light to a Painting to Make it More Interesting

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Some revisions are made to a plein air painting of a fishing boat....

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Painting Tip #4: Move the Center of Interest

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In this blog post I discuss the concept of a center of interest and the way it can be used to improve a painting....

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Painting Tip #5: Let the Paint Transform the Landscape

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This painting was inspired by a blog post by the artist Anne Kullaf and the work of Philadelphia artist Mashiul Chowdhury...

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