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.
What draws you into your favorite pieces of art? Is it the use of color? The composition, perhaps? For Julie Gilbert Pollard, it’s the texture of the paint itself, specifically, for watercolor and oil painting.
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Wilson Bickford is a popular art instructor who is ready to shed some light on one of the oldest art mediums: oil.
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Today’s feature is about the imaginative watercolor art of Julia Sorrell, as seen in Watercolor Artist magazine.
Learn how to draw a dog for a beautiful painting of a Golden Retriever in this step-by-step painting demonstration.
Scumbling (a colored pencil technique) offers control and very smooth, even application where you don’t see any strokes. Learn more in this free article!
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.
Artist Chris Cozen takes you behind the scenes of how she creates mixed-media art with interesting surfaces.
Digital painting is a relatively new way to create art, and it’s only going to continue to gain momentum as technology advances and artists find new ways to explore digital art tools and techniques.