Top Art Blogs

Stay-up-to-date with the latest news & trends in your favorite medium with our series of art blogs. Covering pastel with “Pastel Pointers from Richard McKinley”, the Watercolor Artist blog, acrylic & art news and more from The Artist’s Magazine blog. Each top art blog shares tips & features fellow artists who dive deeper into process and inspiration, sharing their top art tips and tricks with you.

African lion drawing by Lee Hammond | ArtistsNetwork.com

Do What You Love and the Opportunities Will Follow

For those of you who know me, I have been struggling over the last few years, trying to decide if I'll move permanently away from Kansas City. I’ve worked diligently for many years to create the wonderful studio and student base that I have there. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed being the forensic artist on call...

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Pastel Pick of the Week | Brian Cobble “Scratching the Surface”

Pastel artist Brian Cobble's latest show (his sixth) at Valley House Gallery in Dallas is called "Scratching the Surface," a rather apt description for the meticulous approach the artist takes in his pastel work. The settings of his paintings vary from lived-in, sometimes quirky urban and suburban environments to serene, natural landscapes, and each...