The environment we experience influences our creative process. When we experience variations in lighting, colors on the walls, different smells, and different types of sounds, they evoke different feelings within us and in turn these sensory experiences invade our creative process. The sensory effects of music affects our painting process; I distinctly see how music plays out...
A landscape painting tutorial from Johannes Vloothuis: How to make foregrounds with exciting visual paths that will usher your viewer to explore your painting.
In this free Artists Network Online Event with Tiffany Lovering, you will get a preview into her world of tangling. With everything Tiffany is tangling, you too will go manic for Mandalas. Register today!
Johannes Vloothuis offers tips for painting snow with warm colors to create a painting that viewers will love.
When painting buildings, you'll be faced with a challenge: edges. Johannes Vloothuis for dealing with edges in landscape paintings.
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.
Start the new year with the resolution to do a drawing a day!
Render a shadow side and a highlight to the shapes so you end up with the illusion of 3D forms in your landscape painting.
Artist Johannes Vloothuis explains how to simulate and convey the majesty of the landscape when painting mountains.
How do you go from being a student to becoming a working artist? Here are three steps you can take to help you achieve your art goals.