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    USING ART PROJECTORS to ENLARGE DRAWINGS : How to Use Opaque Projects to Draw or Trace Images Onto a Wall, Canvas, or Paper

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    Art Projector Tips and Techniques

    Art Projector Tips and Techniques

    Using a projector is not "cheating!" (Was Leonardo da Vinci a master artist? Did he cheat with his projector?) The art is in the painting, and we believe, most importantly, the paint blending to achieve the right shade of color (but that is another rant of ours'...) Art projection has been used in fine art painting since the Renaissance. Art projectors have an almost endless array of uses and applications.

    Common Uses/Applications For Projectors

    Common Uses/Applications For Projectors

    Art projection has been used in fine art painting since the Renaissance. The earliest form of the camera obscura pinhole viewing system, used to project and visualize images, dates back to the 1500s. You'll also learn the basics of how to use a projector and common tips and applications to jump start your creativity.

    Creating Successful Portraits with Projectors

    Creating Successful Portraits with Projectors

    From Photo to Sketch in MinutesWhen photography first came onto the scene many artists thought it would signal the death of painting, but the reality is that photography plays a vital part in painting. Many artists paint from photographs and this is where a projector can be of significant help too.Some artists mistakenly believe that using a projector is cheating. Nothing could be further from the truth...

    How to Draw Portraits With an Opaque Projector

    How to Draw Portraits With an Opaque Projector

    Portraiture is a specialized aspect of art. It involves the ability to maintain a likeness to the subject while still incorporating the technical elements of art

    How to Use An Art Projector

    How to Use An Art Projector

    An art projector is a handy tool for artists of all skill levels. Photorealist painters traditionally used an art projector to enlarge and transfer the image from their small photo onto a large canvas. In addition to projectors, there are also 2 other methods you can use: the grid method and transfer paper. How do you decide which of these 3 methods is easiest for you? Read through these pages to compare and contrast the different methods and processes, starting with the almighty projector.

    How to Use a Projector to Enlarge Art

    How to Use a Projector to Enlarge Art

    Using a projector to enlarge artwork saves time and effort over the usual grid method, and results are generally much more accurate. The projection method is most useful if the end-result will be 16"x20" or larger - any smaller, and the details may be blurry and difficult to duplicate, so the grid method would work better for smaller projects.

    How to Paint a Mural with a Projector

    How to Paint a Mural with a Projector

    Ready to think outside the canvas? A wall is a masterpiece waiting to happen when you follow these simple steps.

    How to Draw Portraits With an Art Projector

    How to Draw Portraits With an Art Projector

    There are two schools of thought about whether an artist should use an art projector or other similar devices to help create art. Art projectors, when use correctly, can help an artist lay out a piece of art. When creating a portrait, it is very helpful to get the placement of the eyes, ears, and nose. An art projector can help with that, and also help get an accurate shape of the face.

    Using a High-Quality Art Projector to Enlarge Details in Your Drawings

    Using a High-Quality Art Projector to Enlarge Details in Your Drawings

    Use an art projector for creating an outline from small photos and produce more realistic drawings.

    Choosing an Art Projector - Projectors are available in all types, shapes, costs and makes. Recognizing the need for a projector and making the right choice is a very important decision for today's busy artist, crafter or designer. The right projector can greatly increase and improve productivity and creativity. With so many projectors on the market, the decision can be a difficult one. Here are some considerations to make your choice the right one:

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