@instairinadragomir > Let go of control, Acrylic on canvas, 90*120 cm

In this collection, we’re sharing some of our favorite limited palette drawings and paintings from followers who tagged us on Instagram. Enjoy!

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@lucab_art > Kia portrait oil on canvas
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@instairinadragomir > For many years I’ve avoided the color blue. I was somehow afraid of its depth and seriousness.
However, things are constantly changing so now blue is my friend and I find it increasingly fascinating. I think this may be due to the fact that I’ve become more mature and willing for confrontations.
What’s your favourite colour?
Acrylic on canvas, 90*80 cm
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A 1.5 hour demo in grisaille on shellaced panel. I like how the yellow of the shellac plays against the coolness of the grisaille. Makes it almost look like gold leaf from afar. Materials: Brushes: @rosemarybrushes Paint: @gamblincolors @williamsburgoilpaints @winsorandnewton @mhoilpaints Surface: 8×10 Canvas . . . . #allaprima #oilpainting #artoninstagram #artofinstagram #visual_enjoyment_gallery #art_dailydose #sketch_dailydose #arts_promoter #drawinganatomyandart #creativeuprising #nawden #paintingsofinstagram #artistoninstagram #realismtoday #drawing_expression #boxer #figuredrawing #figurepainting #academicpainting #winsorandnewton #gamblin #croquiscafe #bluereview @realismtoday #paintanyway

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DORA 50 / 70 cm Fabriano black paper 160 gsm Colored Pencils VAN GOGH ( Titanium white , Cold grey light , Warm grey light ,Cold grey deep ,Warm grey deep , Ivory black ) DERWENT ( Chinese white , Cold grey , Warm grey ) STAEDTLER ( Lumocolor permanent , triplus fineliner ) Acrylic ( Titanium white , Silver ) #portraitwomen #hyperrealism #polishgirls #polishgirl #polishbeauty #womeninart #blackandwhiteartist #artstudio #blackandwhitearts #artskills #artplace #whitecolorpencilonblackpaper #myartwork #maturewomen #nicewomen #artportrait #arts #art #realistic_arts #realisticart #partnerships #artgallery #art_gallery #artmodels #goodheartedpeople #womenfrompoland #expensiveart #expensiveartwork

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Today’s article is sponsored by: Limited Palette Portraits art workshops with Jennifer Balkan


Video Length: 7 Hours, 36 Minutes

Important things you’ll learn from this video:

  • Explode four colors of paint into a zillion colors
  • Warm it up or cool it down — color temperature isn’t as hard as you think
  • Blend without blending. Jennifer shows you how to blend optically!
  • Jewel colors — a magical four-color palette to enhance your portraits
  • Some say, “Likeness rules.” Some say, “Not so much.” We’ve got an answer for you!
  • Simple abstract value patterns — the best way to ensure a great portrait!
  • Enhance, don’t replicate. Portrait painting is not photography!
  • The tools you can use to see your painting differently
  • Help nature along with more color — Jennifer’s got the recipe
  • The Impressionists knew a thing or two about color — now you’ll know too!
  • Broken color is not broken at all, it’s the secret to vibrant flesh tones
    see why!
  • How do you paint something black without black paint — revealed here!
  • Form shadows versus cast shadows — the difference may surprise you!
  • Most importantly, give your colorful paintings taste and elegance!

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Click HERE to learn more about painting portraits with a limited palette.


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