Recently, while winter was wreaking havoc on the majority of North America, I was privileged to instruct a group of pastelists south of the United States border in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
The environment we experience influences our creative process. When we experience variations in lighting, colors on the walls, different smells, and different types of sounds, they evoke different feelings within us and in turn these sensory experiences invade our creative process. The sensory effects of music affects our painting process; I distinctly see how music plays out...
Artist Alan Flattmann usually conducts one international workshop every year, but this year—in addition to a 10-day workshop in Tuscany—the artist is conducting a painting workshop in late October in Suzhou, China, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its city canals and elaborate gardens.
A landscape painting tutorial from Johannes Vloothuis: How to make foregrounds with exciting visual paths that will usher your viewer to explore your painting.
Don’t let the title fool you; even if you’re experienced with this medium, you may learn something new.
In this free Artists Network Online Event with Tiffany Lovering, you will get a preview into her world of tangling. With everything Tiffany is tangling, you too will go manic for Mandalas. Register today!
Explore the Wonderland of Digital Art The digital art realm gives artists and creatives more flexibility in art creation. Artists can flex and change, edit and undo, and experiment risk free. Digital art and design offers a wide array of possibilities and when combined with traditional artwork the potential outcomes are endless. ArtistsNetwork.com connects artists with...
The Pastel 100 competition starts with several thousand works in pastel and, entry by entry, our five category jurors—Doug Dawson, Ellen Eagle, Stephanie Birdsall, Aline Ordman and Debora Stewart—helped us whittle that number to 100 exceptional paintings.
View the experimental pastel landscapes of Stan Bloomfield, who earned the Pastel Journal Award of Excellence in the 16th Annual Pastel 100 Competition.
With Stan Prokopenko’s guidance, you can learn how to acknowledge your drawing mistakes, and then how to fix them. With practice, you’ll find that it becomes easier to draw accurately the first time.
The winter 2015 issue of Drawing magazine introduces us to the work of four artists who use colored pencil to create tightly rendered drawings of very different varieties.