Mistakes in Paintings

Common painting mistakes are arrangement, perspective and tones of colors.

Paintings Mistakes that are Common

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Painting mistakes – Find out what is wrong with your painting

Common painting mistakes are often mistakes in perspective, arrangement and tones of colors.
On this page is a list of notes and images showing examples of common mistakes in landscape paintings – look for mistakes that you might have with your paintings and read more about how to correct these common mistakes in landscape paintings.
Find images and notes showing common painting mistakes

  • The horizon line
  • Arrangement
  • Perspective
  • Tones of colors
  • Not enough paint
  • Wrong type of canvas
  • Some images are of actual students paintings and showing the corrections needed.
    Horizon line is an issue which some art students cannot comprehend horizon in painting

    Click on the image and learn more about the horizon line.

    Horizon line with painting boats is also mentioned.
    ‘More to come soon’


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    1. I love this. Where can i see more of theae mistakes and corrections ? .thank you Len

      1. At present I am building a new home a have very little time for oother work – sorry

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