in addition to your paint and brush, you need a specific surface on which to work. Who would’ve thought that paper would make such a big difference? For beginners, that answer (at least) can be solved here, now.
Learn how to find out if your artwork is being used without permission on the internet.
I've been called “the briefcase-toting artist” by some who are implying that I'm both "right-brained" and "left-brained" at the same time. This theory, whose validity is challenged by some professional analysis, is clearly a stereotype that prevails.
I would love to make up my own story about what either just happened or what’s about to happen in one of Joseph Crone’s colored pencil artworks, but I’ve invited him to take us beyond the paper and into his own psyche, to both connect us with his process and entertain us with his...
In last week’s blog post, I started a discussion about the transport of unframed pastel paintings, starting with information about the importance of the painting surface support. As I mentioned there, Gatorfoam board has become a very popular product for this purpose. Here, I'll continue the conversation with a discussion of protective sheets, tape...
Each of a dog’s features come together to form the whole picture, of his personality or a rendition of it. That’s where Sandra Angelo comes in, with lessons on how to draw animals. Here she shares a step-by-step demo on how to draw this curious little part of a dog’s face.
If you want to try your hand at creating fine art with crayons, here are a few pointers from artist Lee Hammond.
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An exhibition in Pittsburgh is celebrating artists that revolutionized printmaking. Small Prints, Big Artists: Masterpieces From the Renaissance to Baroque at the Carnegie Museum of Art chronicles the development of printmaking as a legitimate art form. In its earliest forms, printmaking was used for religious purposes, with sheets often given to pilgrims at monasteries...
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Mosaic art is fascinating to me. Mosaics are like handmade jigsaw puzzles, much like the ones my father and I loved to do together when I was a kid. It can become a relaxing task of placing small pieces together into a beautiful design.