Esteemed portrait and figure painter Mario A. Robinson uses a monochromatic block-in to achieve light, medium and dark skin tones. Follow along as he creates a medium skin tone for his watercolor portrait of LeAnn: I painted LeAnn using a cool light to illuminate the subject. The light cooled the warm tones of the skin, as well...
Today’s feature is about the imaginative watercolor art of Julia Sorrell, as seen in Watercolor Artist magazine.
Learn how to draw a dog for a beautiful painting of a Golden Retriever in this step-by-step painting demonstration.
The pastel masterpieces of 18th-century Swiss-French portrait artist Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702-1789) are getting the royal treatment in an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art in London. The retrospective, which has traveled to London from the National Galleries of Scotland, is the first retrospective exhibition in the UK to be devoted to the artist...
Learn everything you need to know about the types of art paper, plus canvases and panels in this article from The Artist's Magazine.
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!
Focusing on details early in the process is a lot of fun, but it invariably turns out a drawing that doesn’t look right. You have to start big and work small, which is why most skilled artists always start their drawings with a block-in.
Artist Chris Cozen takes you behind the scenes of how she creates mixed-media art with interesting surfaces.
Digital painting is a relatively new way to create art, and it’s only going to continue to gain momentum as technology advances and artists find new ways to explore digital art tools and techniques.
Congratulations to our November Artist of the Month, Lynn Wade! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting Places to Go is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist and how her love of horses began her career! Largo, FL ~ LynnWade.com The first half of my life was...
An art critique of the colored pencil still life, Back Porch Memories, by artist Cheryl Metzger. Learn what works, and apply it to your art.