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.
What do you think of when you hear the words “urban sketching?” You probably envision artists studying and drawing the shapes and colors of office buildings, busy streets and perhaps oblivious passersby on their way to important, countless appointments. What’s interesting to me is comparing the similarities and differences among urban sketches across this...
You can wish and hope and wish some more, but there’s only one way to achieve a level of greatness in painting art: to practice and study those who’ve paved the way before you.
The idea of painting can be overwhelming for beginners, especially those who are new to drawing. But don’t let that hold you back. There are ways to learn how to paint with watercolor so that you can convey a message, evoke a certain feeling or simply paint a subject expressively and loosely, without feeling...
When it comes to figure drawing, understanding the elements of lighting is key to successfully rendering the volume of the human figure.
An inspirational blog post about how even simply reading about abstract art can inspire new ideas, no matter what you normally paint or draw.
Renown artist James Gurney shares his path to being a professional artist, as well as his BLAST rule for painting.