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Art Blog By Goldstarwork, Artist Laura Wilson — Building a daily art habit

Where does inspiration for painting come from? How to use that Inspiration to make a painting. Being inspired by autumn, Oak leaf acrylic painting

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Where does inspiration for painting come from?  How to use that Inspiration to make a painting. Being inspired by autumn, Oak leaf acrylic painting

The great thing about painting is the more you paint the more you will be inspired. You will start to look at the world differently and nearly everything you see will make you think of how you can paint that. Inspiration can come from many places. Something as small as a reflection on a muddy puddle or as big as full-on mountain scenery.

Of cause, it also works the other way as well. The less you paint the less inspired you will feel and the fewer ideas you will see around you.  

I first saw a photo on Pinterest that took my fancy and from that image, I developed this autumn leaf over an abstract background painting. I didn't copy the photo, it was just the idea of it that sparked my imagination. From there a series of paintings was born.

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Day 30 Building a Daily Art Habit, Pros and Cons of doing 30 days of Painting

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Day 30 Building a Daily Art Habit, Pros and Cons of doing 30 days of Painting

Last day of building a daily art habit. Today I will tell you what worked and what didn't. I will discuss the successes and the failures. Painting done over the last 30 days Why should you have a daily art habit? You don't have to be a professional artist to benefit from a daily painting habit. If you want to improve your painting then painting daily will definitely help you to achieve that. They say Practice ,Practice , Practice is what you need. I agree to a point. I think it is also the quality of that practice that is...

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Day 29 Building a Daily Art Habit. 30 minute warm up paintings. transferring photocopy words to a canvas.

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Day 29 Building a Daily Art Habit. 30 minute warm up paintings. transferring photocopy words to a canvas.

Today on building a daily art habit I discuss the value of daily painting exercises. I do some more on the backgrounds of my teacup painting and for my apple painting. I will be trying to transfer some photocopy words on to my painted canvas. This is what I got done today. It felt like a weird mix of painting, but fun! Now what's the difference between doing painting everyday and doing a painting everyday. Well in this series I wanted to reestablish a habit of painting everyday but not necessarily doing a finished painting every single day. I briefly...

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Day 28 Building a Daily Art Habit, Playing with Crackle Medium and Finishing That Teacup.

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Day 28 Building a Daily Art Habit, Playing with Crackle Medium and Finishing That Teacup.

Today on 30 days of building a daily art habit. I am going to be playing with crackle medium for backgrounds for two paintings. I will be finishing that teacup I stared yesterday while waiting for paint to dry on my backgrounds. Close up of crackle I did Today. First off for the crackle medium. READ YOUR INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. I put that in big letters really more as a reminder to myself than anything. I get so excited to get going that I tend to just quickly scan the directions and wonder why things don't work later. Some crackle mediums...

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Day 27 Building a Daily Art Habit. Teacup Painting. Become a Better Artist. How to Learn from Painting Mistakes.

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Day 27 Building a Daily Art Habit. Teacup Painting. Become a Better Artist. How to Learn from Painting Mistakes.

On Day 27 of building a daily art habit I will be practising what I preached and learning from mistakes made in yesterday's painting. It's what you do with those painting mistakes that is important. This is a work in progress shot. I finished it on another day. How to learn from painting mistakes?  Today I will show you how I have started to learn from my art failure in day 25 & 26 blog. I decided I wanted to practice painting that teacup again. The teacup was the main thing I wanted to paint in yesterdays painting, but it...

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