Richeson Easel Extravaganza Day 15

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE DAILY REMINDERS: Manhattan Easel Designed by a portrait painter, the Manhattan’s top carriage is designed to tilt forward and backward, and slide up and down. It features a double fold-out painting tray with a melamine paint-mixing surface and two large stainless steel canisters for solvents. Closed, the tray is 30″...

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Drawings With Depth

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.

Calendar Sweeps SINGLE DAY TEMPLATE

DAY 1 NOV 1ST Manhattan Easel Designed by a portrait painter, the Manhattan’s top carriage is designed to tilt forward and backward, and slide up and down. It features a double fold-out painting tray with a melamine paint-mixing surface and two large stainless steel canisters for solvents. Close, the tray is 30″ wide, open...

Artist’s Network Summer Sweepstakes 2015 Winners

Running June 1-30, 2015, this sweepstakes gave away daily prizes in the Artist’s Network Summer Sweepstakes. Leilani R. of Carson, CA, you’re the Grand Prize Winner! You could be the lucky Winner of the Grand Prize Giveaway for the Summer Sweepstakes! All Summer Sweepstakes entries up to this point will count toward the $500 Gift Certificate Grand...

Landscape Art: Oil Painting Tips

Landscape Art: Oil Painting Tips for Beginners

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...

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How to Paint Gardens in Pastel: Impressionist Landscape Art

Learn How to Paint Gardens in Pastel Pastels are great for creating Impressionistic landscape art, reminiscent of Monet’s garden pictures. If you’re a fan of the Impressionist style, which is characterized by an emphasis on visual strokes and light and shadow, and want to learn some of the pastel painting techniques for creating a...

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Touchable Textures in Colored Pencil

In colored pencil, underpainting involves first tinting the paper surface with the subject’s light, underlying color. To do this, you apply solvent or water. This is a technique that doesn’t destroy the tooth of the paper, so you can create, with subsequent layers in colored pencil, visually tactile textures and other effects—from the illusion...