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.
Mary Todd Beam is here to help us bolt out of circular thinking so that we can find more satisfaction with our art. Her book, "Creative Edge: Art Exercises to Celebrate Your Creative Self," is a great one to have on hand, as you can easily pick it up when you’re in a funk...
Lee Hammond identifies barriers every art student must overcome to achieve their next level of artistic success. Lee sheds light on the barriers in hopes students will overcome them with more artistic awareness.
If you think you’ve exhausted the possibilities of painting a specific subject, such as flowers, then think again. Chances are you’ve not yet experimented with Chinese watercolor painting--a style that is beautiful to behold, and when taught by Lian Quan Zhen, is a low-pressure activity that is about the journey as well as the...
Do you think it's challenging to draw clothing and fabric? Lee Hammond has the answers you're looking for.
Recently, while winter was wreaking havoc on the majority of North America, I was privileged to instruct a group of pastelists south of the United States border in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
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...
Artist Alan Flattmann usually conducts one international workshop every year, but this year—in addition to a 10-day workshop in Tuscany—the artist is conducting a painting workshop in late October in Suzhou, China, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its city canals and elaborate gardens.
A landscape painting tutorial from Johannes Vloothuis: How to make foregrounds with exciting visual paths that will usher your viewer to explore your painting.
Don’t let the title fool you; even if you’re experienced with this medium, you may learn something new.
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!