Top Art Blogs

Stay-up-to-date with the latest news & trends in your favorite medium with our series of art blogs. Covering pastel with “Pastel Pointers from Richard McKinley”, the Watercolor Artist blog, acrylic & art news and more from The Artist’s Magazine blog. Each top art blog shares tips & features fellow artists who dive deeper into process and inspiration, sharing their top art tips and tricks with you.

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Pastel Pick of the Week | PSA 44rd Annual Exhibition

“The Pastel Society of America’s (PSA) 44th Annual Exhibition: Enduring Brilliance!, with paintings on display from 34 U.S. states, as well as from Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, Israel and Malaysia, is one of the most diverse and colorful exhibitions in the history of the society,” says Jimmy Wright, PSA president and exhibition chair. Held...

Mission Point-Lighthouse Acrylic Artist Karin Nelson

Painting Shadows and Evoking Emotion

Artist Karen Nelson’s work, much of which is inspired by cityscapes, is featured in the Fall 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist. However she also loves to explore and depict the countryside landscapes and waterfronts. Nelson masterfully captures those spaces that appear between the light and the shadow. While many of us are drawn to the...