May Contest - Extra Special Prize!

 

Celebrating a day without technical difficulties!  I've added an original Color Wheel Mandala that I painted for a recent online course on Skillshare.com/ChrisCarterArt to this month's contest prize!  The original ink and watercolor mandala is in addition to a plethora of art...

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Mixing Blacks and Browns with Three Primary Pigments

Earlier this week a student in the Color Wheel Mandala Class - Part II on Skillshare asked a very good question.  I realized the answer might be of interest to more than just Carol.   

In my latest (4th) mandala that I just posted, I was using Nickel Quin Yellow, Manganese Blue...

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Contour Drawing - Stone Teapot

 

Two years ago I purchased an ISKN tablet to capture digital versions of drawings to share with my students during workshops and to post as examples in the online courses I was just beginning to create.  I'm too in love with my fountain pen gliding across real paper in a sketchbook. ...

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Mini Classes!

 

There's now an additional way that you can experiment with and dig a bit deeper into the techniques I offer in the more extensive, multi-week online courses ...  Mini Courses! These shorter classes that focus on one technique at a time AND present a quick project for you to create with the...

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Notification of Updates

This morning I added to  Week 6 of Creating Dala Art an example of creating a Dala, from beginning to end, along with the thoughts that were running through my head as I made choices of design, colors, values and patterns.

The added lesson includes 27 illustrated steps! 

When I...

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Lessons from Mishaps

online courses tips Jul 11, 2019
 

Yesterday, while filming a demo for Creating Dala Art, I left one of the dalas too close to my water container. A large drop of water fell from my brush onto the example of transitioning a wash from one color to another. My heart sank.  I'd already lost an hour by filming with the camera set...

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Evolution of Dala Art

dala art online courses Jul 09, 2019

I've been gathering the information and sketches, accumulated over the last decade of honing color skills, to share in the newest course, Creating Dala Art. This is a delightful journey down memory lane, back to the time when mixing beautiful color ... or truthfully, any specific color at all ......

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What Would You Like To Know About Dala Art?

dala art online courses Jun 27, 2019
 

 

I'm on a roll creating the online Dala Art course, inspired to make it the best course you've ever taken, one that boosts your skills in ways you never thought possible.  I'm stay two steps ahead of those of you who have already begun the course.  I'm putting my reMarkable...

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