Johannes Vloothuis explains the pros and cons of four art mediums, as well as the benefits of using mixed media with acrylic and oil.
Jon Shaw's current work, created with STAEDTLER pens and art markers, examines the decaying urban landscape of the city’s less-celebrated environments.
Compare the photo reference and final works of Johannes Vloothuis to learn how to make the most of your plein air painting.
Johannes Vloothuis explains the pitfalls - and their solutions - of painting en plein air in this guest blog post at ArtistsNetwork.com
Rivers and streams make excellent visual paths to draw the viewers in and lead them where you want. Because we crop out information for our paintings, how do we send a message to our viewers as to the size of the body of water?
Water is one of the most sought-out subjects in paintings. In this tutorial you will learn some valuable pointers on painting water reflections.
Johannes Vloothuis addresses the challenges artists face when they want to paint waterfalls. Read his tips for painting water, and see an expert example here.
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.