How to Paint the Caravaggio’s Basket of Fruit

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In tackling Caravaggio’s Basket of Fruit, my goal was to create a copy that was as close as possible to the original, in size, technique and materials. So before I started I did a bit of research. What follows is what I found, both from the analysis made directly on the painting and from personal experimentation.
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Autumn Landscape with River

Autumn Landscape with River

This is a painting I did that I’ve copied from a photo I got from the web. I’d like to share with you how I’ve approached this work, step by step.

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How to Paint Water Drops

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In this article we're going to look at how to paint water drops. … [Continue reading]

How to build your own Mahl Stick

The Mahl Stick is an essential tool for the professional painter. In this article you will learn how to build your own Mahl Stick. … [Continue reading]

How to mix colors

Are you a beginner and having trouble understanding which colors to use for your palette? You always have doubts on how to mix colors to achieve the desired color? When you mix colors you always get muddy colors? … [Continue reading]

4 Basic Palette for Color Mixing


Are you a beginner painter and you do not know which colors to buy? Are you always confused whenever you have to choose the colors to paint your subject? The following article will show you which colors to use in your painting and how to build your … [Continue reading]