How we remember a place vs. what we actually saw can be influenced by what was most important to us, whether it was a building, a bench, or a corner of a garden. Surely you’ve pictured a favorite place in your mind, only to arrive at the location in person and realize it’s not...
It's time for Inktober again, and that means you can share your drawings with us for a chance to win some awesome art supplies!
A free mini-lesson on pastel painting and how to draw with pastels. Learn pastel techniques for beginners, and how to work safely with pastels.
Catherine P. O’Neill paints watercolor figures and scenes from the American heartland with a pouring and lifting technique that she shares in the December 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist. View some of her paintings here!
Esteemed watercolorist John Salminen shares the stories behind the paintings from a few of his most recent adventures.
Meet the emerging artists who have caught the attention of today’s top instructors and exhibition jurors throughout the year. These “Ones to Watch” obviously treasure their work, and the various ways in which they channel that passion are what make this annual feature so celebratory.
A mini-lesson on drawing the mouth: Understanding the basic structures of the various facial features goes a long way in achieving a realistic depiction in a drawing.
To make a collage that will last for years, you need to use a glue that's up to the job. Collage artist Jonathan Talbot gives his recommendations and tips.
In the Fall 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist, we feature Karen Yee’s work which spotlights a group of people many of us may not even know exists—aficionados who dress and assume the characteristics of swashbuckling pirates. Many are simply enthusiasts while others are actors looking for another outlet to express their creative energy. Yee’s...
Getting to know how to use your watercolor brushes is vital as an artist, but it’s a skill many don’t master correctly...
Artist Lee Hammond explains how to draw a rose with graphite in this free mini-lesson on flower drawing for beginners.