Enjoy these 50 inspiring and witty art quotes on everything from creativity to art business, from artists such as Richard McKinley, Lee Hammond, and more.
Whenever a student wants to learn to paint or draw with a new medium, I have them start slow, using just a monotone color palette...
We congratulate the 10 artists selected as our newest class of Ones to Watch!
Urban sketching is about observing the world, witnessing and recording. Thus, we want to be able to draw reasonably accurately.
It was during a gallery plein air event in the Cascade Mountains above Bend, Oregon, that I first caught a glimpse of a scene that would ultimately become one of my favorite locations to paint.
Artist and author Hazel Soan travels the world, painting people and places in watercolor. Read about her strange-but-true experiences here, and find inspiration.
Pastel is a very popular medium, and many of my students like to use it. Personally, I love the look of a well-done pastel painting. However, due to the powdery nature of the medium, I’ve had to limit its use in my studio. Here are some of the issues I’ve encountered.
Oh, happy day! Acrylic painting is taking the art community by storm, and so our team is happy to share with you the newest and highly-awaited issue of Acrylic Artist magazine.
Twilight is an interesting time of day to paint. It lasts for only a short amount of time. When not finessed properly, it can become cliché, looking more like a postcard than a fine art painting. Not being a person that has been drawn to painting this specific time of day, I found it...
Congratulations to the 118 artists selected for North Light Books’ 2014 drawing competition Strokes of Genius 7: Depth, Dimension + Space! If you see your name below, please check your email accounts (and junk boxes) for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Strokes 7 Winner...
Focusing on details early in the process is a lot of fun, but it invariably turns out a drawing that doesn’t look right. You have to start big and work small, which is why most skilled artists always start their drawings with a block-in.