How three Facebook friends decided to create still life paintings in watercolor centered around the same selection of objects.
Andrew Conklin shares how he paints a figure in five steps with oil, using inspiration from Motion Capture studios and their active models.
The Emanuel Nine will forever be remembered in these commemorative portraits by artists at the Principle Gallery in Charleston, N.C.
Artist and sculptor Angela Haseltine Pozzi makes sculptures from ocean pollution and trash, creating beautiful artworks from the litter others might throw away.
I experiment extensively with different brands of pigments in order to find the properties of each color that best suit my techniques. Because I paint in many layers, I have to be concerned with the drying properties of each pigment. I work with faster-drying colors in the beginning and then slower-drying ones for the...
Check out this video preview of our new issue of The Artist's Magazine! It's chock-full of helpful tips, instruction and most importantly, the inspiration you need to get to work on your own masterpieces!
Growing & Pruning & Glazing Garden of Joy: Eleven Steps and Several Diversions Jane Jones writes out a step-by-step demonstration of how to paint her stunning, large-scale work, Garden of Joy (scroll to the bottom to see the completed piece.) In these 11 steps, she demonstrates glazing in oils, using Photoshop, editing composition and much...
Watch a video preview of The Artist’s Magazine‘s November issue below. The November issue features artwork from some of the most prominent artists working today! These paintings are only a preview, so make sure to pick up the issue for inspiration and tips to use in your own practice.
Once the proportions look good, I start adding more information. I find the eye sockets, the nose and the rest of the features. My advice: If you have to put some value down to see proportion, better do it, but don’t fall into shading or rendering. Remember, this stage is to facilitate the painting’s...
Kristy Gordon will teach you how to use both abstract and realism in your next painting with this useful step by step guide to painting in oil and acrylic.
Kevin Kelly paints a 48x80 canvas with acrylic, and shows, step by step, how he does it in this demonstration full of acrylic painting tips.