In this excerpt from "Painted Blossoms," Iris Scott explains a fun and experimental way to master the art of mixing color for successful paintings.
Can you add a little vodka to your paint so that it doesn’t freeze when you’re urban sketching and painting en plein air? Find out here.
Kelly Hoernig, author of Colored Pencil Collage: Nature Drawing and Painting for Mixed Media, explains some basic colored pencil techniques in this exclusive excerpt.
View two of the exceptional watercolor paintings from Splash 16: The Best of Watercolor, Exploring Texture, and read what the artists have to say about their work.
To crop out the excess and narrow the visuals down to something that can be recreated in an acrylic painting is quite the feat, and Patti Mollica has accomplished it.
There’s something to be said for subtlety, whether it comes to a hint of garlic in a delicious Italian dish, a trace of perfume lightly dashed on one’s neck, or the suggestion from a flirtatious smile that leaves you wondering, “Did he/she just smile at me?” Art can have the same effect and--like any...
The landscapes you’ve experienced in your lifetime may or may not have included farmland. And your history will dictate what you feel when you view a landscape watercolor painting such as Barn with Tractor by Laurin McCracken.
Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller, on his working method, greatest challenge and the most interesting thing about the way he works.
Want to make beautiful abstract art? Debora Stewart offers advice on (and inspiration for) making abstract flowers.
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Thomas Schaller's watercolor paintings alone are enough to stir emotion in the viewer, but add to that his journey and you’ll have a new level of appreciation.