Firstly, we need to be aware that it is not the beauty of the sitter that makes a good portrait. 6.6K subscribers. This video shows an art dealer talking about what makes a good painting. It displays skill and virtuosity. And that’s what

Ever wonder how experienced art world professionals separate out the best art from the rest? 2. So I asked them, "What makes good art?" As portrayed by Orpen, Churchill is revealed as a tortured soul, and to look at the portrait is to feel his torment. Of course ‘good’ in this context is very hard to define. Me too.

Hardly flattering, the image conveyed could not be further from the way most sitters would wish to be seen. It is pleasurable to look at. When it comes to painting characteristics, color is key to keep in mind. *** Brian Gross, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco: Art that is unique in conception and well executed. and quoting Andrew Wyeth as saying, "Some artist think every work they do is a work of art, I say keep working and you may produce a work of art," Brian (BrRice) started a fascinating debate on the Painting Forum.Here are some of the responses on the topic. As an example we can take the portrait of Charles II of Spain. At the end what makes a painting successful is that compositions, colors, and subject matter, all work harmoniously to deliver a unified and well-executed artwork that is pleasant to the viewer. 2.) Asking the deceptively simply question: "What makes painting a good work of art?" From my perspective, I suppose a good painting is one you can’t take your eye’s off, and from my perspective, it’s either due to the colours and images or because of the emotional reaction I might have to the painting. The Good News The good news is that all the paintings sold despite there being people in them, in fact one of the paintings, a street view of Croydon, had over 20 figures in it.

An experienced artist knows how to create a successful painting, no matter what situation or model he or she is presented with or the materials being worked with.

The I think it is on the whole a subjective judgement, and can have levels from fairly ok, quite good, very good, excellent.

It is nearly impossible to define what art is, so when we start discussing what makes an artwork impressive or worthy or good, we wade into complicated waters. Color makes a painting tranquil or vibrant, dramatic or stark. I was confident that this painting showed enough skill and potential that I could take the next step I was yearning to take, and so I framed it, joined the local art society and began … There are a couple of main elements that typically come together to make a painting successful. Because it is What Makes a Good Painting? 3. As humans we respond positively to good drawing skills. Tips on what makes a great painting, by an art dealer with twenty five years experience - YouTube. There must be ways for the viewer to get into the painting’s focal point, travel around and return to the focal point and not be shot out of the painting. 2. In his book “The Art Instinct,” Denis Dutton lists twelve criteria for what he considers “art,” but I would describe as “good art.” I’d summarize them as: 1. This is What makes art good on a grander scale is how extraordinary and profound the components of those experiences are.