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My featured articles provide deep dives into certain art topics. You can expect a new article every fortnight. Subscribe to my newsletter to be notified. You can also find a convenient list of everything I have published on this page. If you ever want to learn more, you might be interested in my Painting Academy.

Berthe Morisot, Woman at Her Toilette, 1870-80
A Closer Look at Woman at Her Toilette by Berthe Morisot
By Dan Scott | August 5, 2022 | 38 Comments
Ferdinand du Puigaudeau, Sailboats at Sunset
The Ultimate Guide to Painting the Sky
By Dan Scott | July 4, 2022 | 61 Comments
Monet Poplars
A Closer Look at Claude Monet’s Poplars Series
By Dan Scott | May 24, 2022 | 19 Comments
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Two Sisters (On the Terrace), 1881
How to Paint Like Pierre-Auguste Renoir
By Dan Scott | April 14, 2022 | 56 Comments
Aert van der Neer, Moonlit Landscape With Bridge, c.1640
12 Famous Night Paintings and Why They Work
By Dan Scott | March 28, 2022 | 38 Comments
Ivan Aivazovsky, Ship
Ivan Aivazovsky – “King of the Sea”
By Dan Scott | March 24, 2022 | 56 Comments
Dan Scott, Noosa, Rocky Shore, 2022
How to Name Your Artwork
By Dan Scott | January 28, 2022 | 61 Comments
Dan Scott, Minnippi, Green, Contrast, 2021, 700W
7 Tips for High-Contrast Paintings
By Dan Scott | January 14, 2022 | 53 Comments
Marie Denise Villers, Marie Joséphine Charlotte du Val d’Ognes, 1801 (Detail 1)
A Closer Look at Marie Joséphine Charlotte du Val d’Ognes by Marie Denise Villers
By Dan Scott | January 5, 2022 | 46 Comments
Tree Series, Overcast, Elora and Chontele
How to Paint Overlapping Objects
By Dan Scott | December 6, 2021 | 98 Comments
Paul Cézanne, Gardanne, 1885-92 (European Masterpieces Exhibition)
A Closer Look at Gardanne by Paul Cézanne
By Dan Scott | November 9, 2021 | 39 Comments
Vincent van Gogh, The Flowering Orchard (2)
European Masterpieces – Monet, van Gogh, Rubens, Velázquez, and More
By Dan Scott | October 22, 2021 | 69 Comments
Dan Scott, Childhood Painting (2)
Throwback to My Childhood Paintings
By Dan Scott | October 11, 2021 | 139 Comments
Claude Monet, Haystack, 1891
Claude Monet – Master of Color and Light
By Dan Scott | September 20, 2021 | 60 Comments
Vincent van Gogh, Garden Coin With Butterflies, 1887 (Movement)
A Closer Look at Vincent van Gogh’s Grass and Butterflies
By Dan Scott | July 30, 2021 | 57 Comments
Robert Henri, One of the Children of Dooagh, 1924
A Comprehensive Guide To Composition For Artists
By Dan Scott | June 30, 2021 | 32 Comments
Leon Holmes, Choc Caramel Cream
Interview With Award-Winning Australian Artist Leon Holmes
By Dan Scott | June 3, 2021 | 40 Comments
Gordon Coutts, Waiting, 1896
A Closer Look at Waiting by Gordon Coutts
By Dan Scott | May 24, 2021 | 49 Comments
How to Create Prints of Your Art (2)
How to Create and Sell Prints of Your Art
By Dan Scott | May 18, 2021 | 31 Comments
Thomas Cole, Clouds, 1838
Paintings That Break the Composition Rules
By Dan Scott | April 26, 2021 | 63 Comments
Vincent Van Gogh, Café Terrace at Night, 1888
A Closer Look at Vincent van Gogh’s Café Terrace at Night
By Dan Scott | March 26, 2021 | 84 Comments
Erin Hanson, Aspen Forest, 2020
Interview With “Open Impressionism” Artist Erin Hanson
By Dan Scott | March 8, 2021 | 84 Comments
Dan Scott, Early Sunrise, Caloundra, 2020
How to Paint the Illusion of Detail
By Dan Scott | February 26, 2021 | 68 Comments
Claude Monet, Woman With a Parasol, 1875
A Closer Look at Woman With a Parasol by Claude Monet
By Dan Scott | January 12, 2021 | 52 Comments
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