Art by Carol May is all about sharing my joy and passion for painting.
It's my pleasure to paint the things around us, everything from flowers, birds and butterflies to landscapes and seascapes. Enjoy beautiful artwork in your home.
Learning the basic fundamentals of painting made me a better painter. Let me share what I have learned over the years of painting. It's a joy sharing my knowledge with budding artists.
Practice and learn while you paint through the tutorials. Then use the same methods to paint your own creations. Choose either watercolor or oil painting tutorials.
Butterflies delight our senses with their beautiful colors and free
lifestyle. There are birds and lots of other critters to paint, like the sea
When I was learning how to paint, landscapes were my subjects. Now butterflies, hummingbirds and flowers show up very often in my artwork.
The wonderful gifts of God are everywhere. There are so many things to paint, mountains, ocean and buildings like old country barns.
It was a pleasure growing up in the country. Barns were a big part of the scenery. So, on a trip to Connecticut, these barns were the subject of a classic painting.
When the paintings started running out of the spare bedroom, something had to be done! Art by Carol May was born to share the joy of painting with others.
You may purchase original paintings or prints for your own home.
Painting has been my passion for many years, so most of my original paintings are in new homes. But Fine Art America does a wonderful job of reproducing my paintings in many different formats.
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The painting fundamentals are what create eye-catching paintings.
Awe-inspiring paintings all have something in common, the basic fundamentals.
Take advantage of my years of experience and learn what makes a good painting.
Four basic painting fundamentals are used in successful paintings: composition, values, a focal point and color.
Use the basics of art to create your own masterpieces. They are easy to learn.
Values are the backbone of good painting.
A focal point draws in the viewers.
Good composition rules are easy to learn!
What does it mean when an artist says alla prima, glazing or frisket? Learn the art lingo, so you know what artists are talking about.
The step-by-step painting tutorials explain the materials, what colors to use and the painting steps from start to finish.
Each step is carefully detailed, so you can practice painting the steps.
Then you can use the same steps to paint your own favorite subjects.
Paint three different flowers; Iris, Echinacea and poppies.
Three giraffe tutorials, each with a different painting style.
Learn to paint a hummingbird with watercolor.
It's a joy to share my painting secrets. Glean from my step-by-step explanation in each painting.
Steps for painting a red or multicolored rose
Painting an ocean wave is not hard, it's fun!
Tips and steps on how to start with oil painting.