This is the place or beginners to gather and ask questions, seek feedback, and share their thoughts and experiences. Experienced artists willing to provide encouragement and share what they know are also welcome here.
Latest Activity: May 16
Hello and Welcome to the Beginners Group!
If you are a beginner and would like to share your art, you can either post in the Show & Tell thread or start your own discussion.
If you are a beginner and would like some advice on a specific work-in-progress, you can either post in the WIP thread or start your own discussion.
Experienced Artists--please don't share your artwork in this group unless you are using it to answer a beginner's question.
Just two simple rules:
Thanks for joining & have fun!
I would like to hear some tips on how to make my art more symmetrical. It seems as if one side comes out exactly as I want it but duplicating it on the opposite side is almost imposable. Any suggestions? Thank you.READ MORE
I want to spend every minute of my day creating art. I wish I could. In reality, I spend about 2 evenings a week in my "studio". In my head, I'm always looking, planning, thinking about what I want to create next, so the mental part is much more…READ MORE
I have always liked to use my imagination and not use any reference pictures or anything, i have felt it would be almost "cheating" in a way to use reference.But to be honest there are like 1 million poses and i would never be able to just learn…READ MORE
This is an unfinished piece using acrylic on canvas. I want the lines to stand out, can I use a Sharpie? I would paint them, but I want them clean and crisp. Also, will there be any issues with varnishing it in relation to using a Sharpie on the…READ MORE
Does anyone else have problems adding photos to posts? I have tried to use the help provided, but it doesn't seem to work for me. I use an iPad, is there a different way to do it for iPad users? Thanks!
I have become addicted to PBS painting shows. One weekend a few weeks ago I saw one that "Wyland" did I had to record it and stop several times. there is no way I could keep up with him.anyway here is the result.…READ MORE
I just realized i have been using "Student grade" paints as opposed to pro grade. I am far from a pro but i do want to give myself the best chance i can. Is there a big difference in student grade and would someone like me even notice the…READ MORE
Hi all, I am a young artist with so many art supplies and stuff but not many ideas. I like abstract art but I am not very good at it. If anyone has any tips or any ideas for me that would be awesome. I think I want to start making some ATCs.READ MORE