“Whether I’m painting an abstract or realistic landscape, my goal is to convey the same sense of wonder and beauty that I experienced while on location,” says Karlyn Holman in Watercolor Artist (February).
Award-winning artist Janie Gildow loves colored pencil, but she doesn’t stop there--Gildow combines it with other media to create unique effects.
I hope you don’t mind if I veer slightly off the path of traditional painting and drawing instruction today and share with you some collage advice from ArtistsNetwork.com’s sister site, ClothPaperScissors.com, “where mixed-media artists come to play.”
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Stencils are a gift from above for some of us, and Mary Beth Shaw knows not only the value of their use, but also how to teach it to others. Shaw is the author of Stencil Girl: Mixed-Media Techniques for Making and Using Stencils, and the host of a free webinar on Tuesday, January...
There are times when we compare ourselves to others, when we’re unsatisfied with our work, when we question why we’re even doing it to begin with. It’s human nature. But there’s one thing that can keep artists from giving up, from putting away their tools of the trade and succumbing to the average life of...
When The Watercolor Bible by Joe Garcia landed on my desk, I wondered if it could possibly include everything that a beginning artist needs to know about using watercolor. After reviewing it, I can tell you that I believe it does. Garcia covers basic materials, composition, drawing techniques, watercolor properties, color, and special effects....
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As a professional artist, Scott Bartner initially concentrated on portraiture, his work depicting a variety of subjects from notable Dutch citizens to family, friends, and children.
Today's blog post is an excerpt from The Artist's Magazine (March 2009), which featured the work of David Curtis in an article titled "Quick-Change Artist," inspired by the fact that Curtis is comfortable painting with both oil and watercolor. Continue reading to learn more about his unique style.