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A Year of Islamic Geometry: Blogs Wrap-Up

In this blog post, you can find a recap of all my blogs about Islamic geometry with links to every one of them which makes it so pinnable.

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This is the place where I share EVERYTHING I know about Islamic geometric patterns: tools and supplies you need, books to read, drawing tips, painting tricks, how to look cool while avoiding a mental breakdown (oops, maybe I shouldn't have said that)...

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How to Choose the Best Watercolour Paper

As a watercolour artist it is important to choose the right watercolour paper. Your paper should be able to withstand multiple washes, be non-yellowing, sufficient in weight and consistent in its texture….

How to Choose the Best Watercolour Paper

PAINTING

3 Watercolor Tips for Beginners

Want to create some watercolor paintings? Then be sure to read these essential watercolor tips for beginners before you get started!

3 Watercolor Tips for Beginners

PAINTING

How to Fix Watercolor Mistakes

Contrary to what you think it is entirely possible to fix watercolor mistakes. Even lost causes can be rescued, using different techniques. Here are…

How to Fix Watercolor Mistakes

HOW TO

3 Common Watercolor Mistakes

Just starting out with watercolor? let’s take a look at 3 common watercolor mistakes beginners do and what we can do to fix them.

3 Common Watercolor Mistakes

PAINTING

3 Painting Ideas For Geometric Designs

Below you’ll find detailed descriptions of 3 painting ideas for geometric designs. The same pattern can look totally different with these styles.

3 Painting Ideas For Geometric Designs

PAINTING

How to Choose Your Color Palette

One of the most important elements of a great piece of art is color. Learn how to choose your color palette with 3 simple and innovative methods.

How to Choose Your Color Palette

PAINTING

Is Watercolour Paint Quality Important?

Depending on the kinds of pigments used and how they’re processed and formulated, watercolour paint quality can range from…

Is Watercolour Paint Quality Important?

PAINTING

Watercolour Paint Characteristics

There are 4 basic watercolour paint characteristics every artist should know about. 1. Transparency and opacity 2. Staining and non-staining …

Watercolour Paint Characteristics

PAINTING

Different Types of Paint for Art

      Choosing your medium between the different types of paint can be overwhelming at times. Especially when you are a beginner, you don’t know what the difference between the various paint types is, you don’t know which one is perfect for you. You don’t even know if painting is something you want to […]

Different Types of Paint for Art

PAINTING

Colour Theory: the Ultimate Guide

Color theory is the set of rules and guidelines which artist use to communicate their feelings and vision of the world. Learn how to…

Colour Theory: the Ultimate Guide

PAINTING

Draw Geometric Constructions Using Colours

Geometric constructions drawing can be so much fun but also get very complicated. Trying to draw them using colours can actually help you learn better and…

Draw Geometric Constructions Using Colours

ART TOPICS

Are You Afraid of Painting?

Have you ever thought that you are avoiding to use colours just because you are afraid of painting? Fear of making mistakes, of being judged, of ruining something.

Are You Afraid of Painting?

ART TOPICS

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