It’s no surprise that a rainy downtown area begs to be painted. The contrast of headlights and streetlamps, the reflections of sky on pavement and the hurried pace of those trying to avoid getting soaked--Mike Barr’s "Late Rain" exemplifies this and more.
Just for fun! If you enjoy funny artist jokes, check out our list, "If Artists Wrote Country Songs."
Pete Scully said that when he discovered the growing trend of sharing urban sketches with other artists online, his passion for drawing was reignited, and so began the birth of this book that’s guaranteed to inspire others.
A list of 20 helpful working habits that will improve your success in the studio and in art business.
The wave of doodle art--drawing and coloring it--is growing. Here's why.
I have to admit that I was too distracted by the masterfully rendered life drawings of Rob Liberace to at first pay attention to the medium that he uses to create figures with a reddish tint.
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.