Impressionist artist George Gallo wants you to learn not how to paint like him, but how to “paint like you.” Because Gallo has so much painting advice to offer, I’ve invited him to share his thoughts on Impressionist painting and art in general.
Sandra Angelo explains how to draw flowers and choose the best photo reference so you can have a strong start on your own flower drawing.
If you've been painting for awhile but are still working to discover your own personal style and figuring out how to make your work original, you'll appreciate Nancy Nowak's list of 12 strategies for "Finding Your Voice" in the February 2015 issue of Pastel Journal.
Experimenting and practicing are elements that can’t be ignored. Lucky for us, though, Chris Saper shares her results and methods in Classic Portrait Painting in Oils: Keys to Mastering Diverse Skin Tones. Here's a peek at what she has to say.
View the various stages of Nancie King Mertz’s scene of the Chicago River in her painting, Under Angle, in this step-by-step demo.
Artist Johannes Vloothuis explains how to simulate and convey the majesty of the landscape when painting mountains.
Brad Lethaby, a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition, gives us the story behind his oil painting, Bentley, Profile of a Pig.
Read my exclusive interview with colored pencil artist Kristy Ann Kutch, who has taught more than 200 workshops, is a published author and has 3 new DVDs.
How do you go from being a student to becoming a working artist? Here are three steps you can take to help you achieve your art goals.
I developed a process using composition gold leaf, copper leaf, chemically-induced patinas, oil and other mixed media. As light passes through the glazes of oil, it bounces off the underlying metal leaf, creating a glow that appears to come from within the painting. At first glance, the paintings look normal. The...
I enter The Artist’s Magazine competition every year. I believe that entering such competitions, along with juried exhibitions, provide the artist with the opportunity to assess their level of accomplishment. Competing brings much needed exposure to a wider public. The result, win or lose, also provides the impetus to continue making better and better...