Oh, happy day! Acrylic painting is taking the art community by storm, and so our team is happy to share with you the newest and highly-awaited issue of Acrylic Artist magazine.
Focusing on details early in the process is a lot of fun, but it invariably turns out a drawing that doesn’t look right. You have to start big and work small, which is why most skilled artists always start their drawings with a block-in.
Sandra Angelo, a well-known instructor with Artists Network, has offered to share three ways that she likes to use colored paper to make her colored pencil paintings pop. See what she has to say, and consider which technique you might take advantage of in your next drawing.
Mary Ellen Johnson is a “precision realist” whose subject is all American, and yet also universal--it is food, delicious, memory-jolting, decadent food.
Artist Chris Cozen is back with an insightful explanation of how she uses acrylic glazes to transform abstract shapes into serene compositions.
Let’s face it. Bodypainting is fun. It’s fun to be the one holding the brush as well as to be the "canvas." I know. I’ve done both.
With 40 years of painting and teaching under his belt, Dean Nimmer has recently come out with a book that speaks to those of us who look at things a little more deeply than some. Creating Abstract Art: Ideas and Inspirations for Passionate Art-Making, includes exercises on abstract art for beginners (and those with...
If you were strolling along a river or canal in France on a lovely evening, you may have passed a landscape artist who was painting water--still, peaceful water. Ian Potts, who painted en plein air, found that watercolor best suited his needs, rather than oil.
With Johannes Vloothuis guiding the way, thousands of artists from around the world have learned how to paint. His teaching methods are geared toward those who are new to painting (maybe you or someone you know) and to those who are experienced. Starting as a mentor on WetCanvas.com, he now has instructional DVDs and...
Zentangle vs. Doodling: artist and author Trish Reinhart explains the difference.
Portrait artist Luana Luconi Winner knows the importance of capturing the uniqueness of one’s eyes, and how to do so with realism. Learn her techniques for drawing eyes here.