Artist's Back to Basics

10 Teachers – 10 Ways to Paint

Greetings! In this article, I am going to present my experience of learning from different teachers.

When I first decided to go to art groups and/or courses, I chose them on two criteria. First, it had to be cheap, as I had a family to consider and bills to pay. Second, it had to be local.

Various Styles of Teaching

My introduction to painting was via a 3 day course with a teacher who falls into what I now call the “monkey see – monkey do” category. “Mix a little of this with a lot of that and hold your brush just so”. Of course, our end product never came anywhere near the demonstration. I came to realise, and suggested to others who were also a little disappointed with their final result, that we couldn’t expect to be as good

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