Wilson Bickford is a popular art instructor who is ready to shed some light on one of the oldest art mediums: oil.
There’s something romantic and alluring about paintings of boats. It takes an understand of boating culture to successfully pull off a seascape or boat painting, and that’s where Terry Harrison comes in.
Find drawing tips for urban sketching from Jake Spicer in this peek inside Draw: Teach Yourself How in 30 Lessons.
The month of January brings to mind new resolutions and goals for us all. Finding and utilizing drawing tips and exercises is one way to keep your new art commitments going, and Katherine Tyrrell has just the tool to help.
Vanessa Turner’s art is included in Art Journey Portraits and Figures, edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf. In it, Wolf interviews dozens of portrait artists who share their processes. Here’s what Turner had to say.
Wilson Bickford says that utilizing color is what brings joy to his painting experience. Here he explains the basic concepts of color theory.
Capturing the light falling on a subject is a challenge that artists have sought out for centuries. In order to convey the mood and atmosphere of light in the medium of pastel,we must learn how color communicates light’s temperature, and select our pigments accordingly.
My winter may be very different from your winter, depending on your climate, but I think there’s one thing we have in common--when the season comes to mind, so does the magic and beauty of snow. Janet Nunn, featured inWatercolor Artist magazine, says that because she lives on a mountain where snow is not...
Impressionist artist George Gallo wants you to learn not how to paint like him, but how to “paint like you.” Because Gallo has so much painting advice to offer, I’ve invited him to share his thoughts on Impressionist painting and art in general.
Sandra Angelo explains how to draw flowers and choose the best photo reference so you can have a strong start on your own flower drawing.
Experimenting and practicing are elements that can’t be ignored. Lucky for us, though, Chris Saper shares her results and methods in Classic Portrait Painting in Oils: Keys to Mastering Diverse Skin Tones. Here's a peek at what she has to say.