View two of the exceptional watercolor paintings from Splash 16: The Best of Watercolor, Exploring Texture, and read what the artists have to say about their work.
Oil, acrylic, and charcoal are just three media included in the beautiful pages of The Artist's Magazine's September issue. See some of the art in this video preview to get you inspired for your next project!
To crop out the excess and narrow the visuals down to something that can be recreated in an acrylic painting is quite the feat, and Patti Mollica has accomplished it.
Thinking of selling your art through commissioned pieces? Lee Hammond has some general rules you should know.
An exhibition currently on view in California offers big rewards for lovers of figure drawing and Renaissance art. “Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action” is showing at the Getty, in Los Angeles, until September 13, and it is Drawing magazine’s Exhibition of the Month for July. Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) was one of...
There’s something to be said for subtlety, whether it comes to a hint of garlic in a delicious Italian dish, a trace of perfume lightly dashed on one’s neck, or the suggestion from a flirtatious smile that leaves you wondering, “Did he/she just smile at me?” Art can have the same effect and--like any...
“The early bird catcheth the worm.” —from A Collection of English Proverbs by John Ray (1670) Modern-day translation: The Early-Bird Deadline for the 17th Annual Pastel 100 is fast approaching: 11:59 PM EST, Monday, August 3. (The Final Deadline is 11:59 PM EST, Tuesday, September 1, if you need a little extra time...
Fact: Thomas Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Fact: Walt Disney was once was fired by a newspaper editor because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Fact: You will never win an art prize in the Watermedia Showcase if you don’t enter the competition.
Improve your landscape art with these tips from Johannes Vloothuis. Today he discusses shape so that you can master drawing trees.
The landscapes you’ve experienced in your lifetime may or may not have included farmland. And your history will dictate what you feel when you view a landscape watercolor painting such as Barn with Tractor by Laurin McCracken.
Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller, on his working method, greatest challenge and the most interesting thing about the way he works.