We’re always pumped to get our hands on the latest issue of Watercolor Artist, but the April issue’s release is extra special, as it contains the results of the annual Watermedia Showcase competition!
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.
When painting buildings, you'll be faced with a challenge: edges. Johannes Vloothuis for dealing with edges in landscape paintings.
Drawing magazine and Artist’s Network are happy to announce the winners of the 3rd annual Shades of Gray Competition. The contest challenges artists to create drawings in any media using only black, white and gray tones, with no other color allowed. The winning works will be featured in the spring 2015 issue of Drawing. The winners...
Find drawing tips for urban sketching from Jake Spicer in this peek inside Draw: Teach Yourself How in 30 Lessons.
“Why are drawing eyeglasses so darned hard? What am I doing wrong?” This is a common dilemma. I’ve seen it a million times ... a beautiful portrait fails miserably because the subject of the drawing is wearing eyeglasses. Often, the face looks good, and the glasses look like a cartoon.
As any artist that has worked with pastel can attest, pastel is an extremely versatile painting/drawing medium. The techniques used for its application are unlimited and easily reflect the personalities of those working with it. There are three major external components that affect application and appearance: surface tooth (how easily the surface grabs the...
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.
Art journals are a great way to track your artistic progress, keep ideas for future works of art, and to preserve your artistic journey for future generations to enjoy and explore. Learn to create art journals and share with others.
Learn the difference between DSLR and point-and-shoot cameras, and the benefits of both for artists who combine photography and fine art.
Painting subjects with buildings is one the most popular themes for artists. Humans readily identify themselves with man-made structures because it is part of their environment, like a nest to birds. Some artists make a living painting scenes solely with buildings. For me, they have always been the best-selling paintings.