Even a hint of rejection, judgment or criticism could be detrimental to the art-making process, and it’s our job as the mothers and fathers of our art to protect it until it can stand on its own, so to speak.
If you plan it well, you could create botanical art en plein air in just about any medium, but colored pencil is a convenient way to capture the beauty of flowers and plants.
How far should you take your education in art? Join the conversation here.
It’s hard to imagine that anyone would tell another person to give up on something. It’s even harder to believe that this happened to the artist who drew Weighted Stasis, the figure drawing featured today.
Love Downton Abbey and love art? Then you MUST see this charming digital art by Kim Parkhurst.
Oil, acrylic, and charcoal are just three media included in the beautiful pages of The Artist's Magazine's June issue. See some of the art in this video preview to get you inspired for your next project!
What does it take if you want to learn how to draw animals? Here’s a little sneak preview of Michael Dumas's advice for sketching animals.
Scumbling (a colored pencil technique) offers control and very smooth, even application where you don’t see any strokes. Learn more in this free article!
Q&A with Lorenzo Chavez, as seen in Art Journey America Landscapes, a beautiful collection of landscape paintings and practical techniques.
Sometimes our best ideas come to us after we've lived a full life, and these artists, all over 60, have created some of their best art during this time. These ten winners were standouts in our Over 60 Art Competition, and we're excited to see what they come up with next!
Learn how evoke emotion in your art by using the Munsell Color System. Charlotte Wharton, author of The Language of Energy in Art, explains how.