Shiny metal surfaces can’t help but catch a viewer’s eye. Paul Jackson's watercolor painting demonstration shows how to depict these shiny objects.
Restless and inspired, oil portrait and figure painter Katie O’Hagan feels her way as she perfects her craft, wrestles with new ideas and pursues her own path. Read her story and see a demonstration of her painting process.
Joseph Raffael's huge, vibrant watercolor flowers exhibit a master's command of color and composition. See some of his amazing work as you read his views on life and art, taken from a series of conversations with Betsy Dillard Stroud for The Artist's Magazine.
Wolf Kahn's paintings are part chaos and part control, but completely of the moment.
Whether on a computer screen or in print, images are rendered in only a few colors. Computer monitors use three colors (RGB); printers use four colors (CMYK). When choosing one color system over the other, there are certain things to keep in mind.
Jimmy Wright's sunflower paintings can be found in an number of notable collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In this interview with The Artist's Magazine, he explains how, for 20 years, he continued to breathe new life into this iconic image.
Realist artist David A Leffel reflects on his upbringing, the simple language of painting, and the art world of today in an interview with The Artist's Magazine.
If you're an oil painter who doesn't like to watch paint dry, then painting the alkyd oils is for you. Michael Chesley Johnson teaches the basics of this medium.
Sadie J. Valeri energizes the traditional still life by including a nontraditional element in her compositions: wax paper.
Sitting with Everett Raymond Kinstler in his National Arts Club studio, Louise B. Hafesh felt an overwhelming sense of the significance of the place and Kinstler's contribution to the art world. Read her account of Kinstler's description of his illustrious 70-year career in illustration and fine art portraiture.
Q: Painting with oils on paper is economical, but how do you display the results? A: Mount your finished painting on a panel for framing—Michael Chesley Johnson demonstrates how.