In this excerpt from "Painted Blossoms," Iris Scott explains a fun and experimental way to master the art of mixing color for successful paintings.
Can you add a little vodka to your paint so that it doesn’t freeze when you’re urban sketching and painting en plein air? Find out here.
Kelly Hoernig, author of Colored Pencil Collage: Nature Drawing and Painting for Mixed Media, explains some basic colored pencil techniques in this exclusive excerpt.
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.
We all know that Zentangle® and doodle art are taking the world by storm, but what can you do once you've created beautiful tangle art for yourself? Share it, of course! ArtistsNetwork and Cloth Paper Scissors are proud to announce our first annual Zen Doodle drawing competition.
Want to make beautiful abstract art? Debora Stewart offers advice on (and inspiration for) making abstract flowers.
You can wish and hope and wish some more, but there’s only one way to achieve a level of greatness in painting art: to practice and study those who’ve paved the way before you.
The idea of painting can be overwhelming for beginners, especially those who are new to drawing. But don’t let that hold you back. There are ways to learn how to paint with watercolor so that you can convey a message, evoke a certain feeling or simply paint a subject expressively and loosely, without feeling...
When it comes to figure drawing, understanding the elements of lighting is key to successfully rendering the volume of the human figure.
An inspirational blog post about how even simply reading about abstract art can inspire new ideas, no matter what you normally paint or draw.