Let me set the scene: It's a lovely September evening in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan. You walk up the steps and into the historic National Arts Club—a club whose early charter members included Robert Henri, Frederic Remington, George Bellows and William Merritt Chase. Inside, you walk into a room where the walls...
Creating a realistic portrait drawing of a child takes extra care, as Carrie Stuart Parks is here to remind us.
Today it’s my pleasure to bring you inspiring words of advice from Maureen Killaby, who has mastered the art of drawing and finds pleasure in sharing her knowledge with those on the same path.
Lee Hammond answers an art business question on the value of oils, watercolors, pastels, and drawings.
Drawing entries from around the world, our annual Watermedia Showcase competition highlights the incredible ingenuity and marvelous craftsmanship of watercolor artists just like you! Don’t miss your chance at the spotlight; share your watercolor paintings with us today for the possibility to be featured in the April 2017 issue of Watercolor Artist and to...
Birgit O’Connor explains how to solve common watercolor problems that you may encounter when applying a wash.
All mediums can be easily corrected, except watercolor. Here are some new watercolor tips from Johannes Vloothuis.
Green is a pigment in your palette and light in nature. Our pastel sticks are not what we see in nature, they are the tools we use to portray what we see. Many of the pigments used to manufacture green pastels are too chromatically intense (over saturated) and too cool in color temperature. Viridian...
Sheldon Tapley tackles art business questions, such as the originality of art and the variety of art school options.
If you already keep a sketchbook, you’ll enjoy this look into other artists’ processes. If you don’t have a sketching habit, we hope this issue inspires you to develop one.
When you have an idea for a new work of art, it can be tempting to want to let every aspect of it shine forth, providing a buffet of textures for the eyes to behold. But sometimes it’s best to choose a smaller set of details for the limelight.