Artist Arleta Pech demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve clear, glowing colors in your oil paintings with multiple transparent glazes.
Making a few wise pigment choices can lead to an expansive color collection.
An exclusive preview of "Watercolor 365: Daily Tips, Tricks and Techniques," including one of author Leslie Redhead's studio secrets!
Watercolor artist Carol Evans shares how to focus your observational skills on four unique areas when painting still water in watercolor.
Master basic drawing techniques and tips for drawing in charcoal. Then put your skills to the test to draw an eye-catching still life in just five steps.
Editor of The Artist’s Magazine, Maureen Bloomfield, shares her speech she gave at the 150th Anniversary celebration of the American Watercolor Society.
Learn the basics of two-point perspective by constructing a simple house together step by step. We’ll imagine the house is on a little hill and we’re viewing it from somewhere down the hill; that is, our eye level is below the house. The structure is turned so that it’s in two-point perspective—we can see...
This all-in-one guide provides beginners with some basic information on how to paint with acrylics, including painting techniques and tools.
It’s all fun and games to joke about being a procrastinator, but overthinking some things, such as how to paint a subject, can be a serious roadblock.
Welcome to your chance to win a set of quality drawing pencils from Caran d’Ache! To celebrate this special offer, we’re sharing the following free excerpt from Drawing for the Absolute Beginner by Mark and Mary Willenbrink. Featured is a step-by-step landscape drawing lesson on composition. In the comments below, tell us: If you...
Experimenting with new painting mediums, even for a short period of time, can be fun and inspiring, and expand how you use your current medium once you return to it.