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.

Virginia Hein | Sketching Techniques | Artist's Network

Sketchbook Drawings and Techniques: Special Report

The summer 2016 issue of Drawing takes us through the world of sketchbooks and art journals, interviewing 11 artists to discover some of sketchbooks’ many uses, along with sketching techniques and sketching tools. Here we’re pleased to present an expanded selection of sketchbook drawings and paintings by these artists, along with advice about how...


Drawing Magazine, Summer 2016 Table of Contents

The summer 2016 issue of Drawing magazine is out now, and almost the entire magazine is devoted to one of our favorite subjects: artists’ sketchbooks. No two artists use sketchbooks in exactly the same way, and in our special Sketchbook Insider feature we flip through the sketchbooks and journals of 11 artists and discover just how true that...

Acrylic Artist Jean Pederdson Brush care

5 Tips for Better Brush Care

In the Summer 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist Jean Pederson reviewed a new series of brushes by Royal & Langnickel and shared tips on how to pick the best acrylic brush. There’s also a complete step-by-step, mixed-media portrait demo she did in the issue. Order your copy now of Acrylic Artist and read Pederson’s...