Our painting studio, where we teach oil painting, needs some sort of system to catch brush-cleaning waste.
To make a collage that will last for years, you need to use a glue that's up to the job. Collage artist Jonathan Talbot gives his recommendations and tips.
Colored pencil artist Gary Greene demonstrates how to render an orchid step by step, using underpainting with solvents and burnishing.
Jaye Schlesinger paints still lifes in oil that feature the modern-day symbols of brand names, logos and consumer products so we can see them with new eyes and gain a better understanding of ourselves.
Watercolor artists who take their craft seriously will know the different classification of the paints and how to exploit them. In my last tutorial I indicated the differences in the watercolor paper. Now we will analyze what goes on the paper and how these pigments behave for watercolor painting. Classification of Pigments Used for Watercolor...
You already know that there’s a plethora of techniques for using acrylic paint. The medium has to go onto something, though, and so it’s no surprise that one common question is: “What can you use acrylic paint on?” Never fear–as always, we have the answers for you. Michael Skalka addresses this in the newest...
This all-in-one guide provides beginners with some basic information on how to paint with acrylics including acrylic painting techniques and tools. Learn more with this handbook!
Learn more about drawing with markers and ink with this guide that contains information from different types of markers to using dip pens to drawing techniques.
Striking. Powerful. Thought-provoking. As I browsed through the seventh edition of Strokes of Genius: The Best of Drawing, I found myself pausing on every page to take it all in--the details, the colors and the depth of the drawings.
I love new year’s resolutions, and as I start thinking about the ones that I’m going to tackle for 2015 (and what art supplies to put on my Christmas wish lists), I’m turning my focus toward trying out new mediums. I love my acrylics, but I’m a big believer in branching out, and after...