Who doesn’t like to be rewarded for outstanding painting effort? If you’re looking for a way to earn recognition and possibly prize awards for your latest, best work in pastel, UART is now accepting entries to its 2015 Online Pastel Competition. Among the prizes are $1000 cash, a...
Suze Woolf’s watercolor paintings of burned or charred trees combine her passion and concern for the environment—climate change and increasing forest fires in western North America—with her love of color, light and shape.
Jon Shaw's current work, created with STAEDTLER pens and art markers, examines the decaying urban landscape of the city’s less-celebrated environments.
If you plan it well, you could create botanical art en plein air in just about any medium, but colored pencil is a convenient way to capture the beauty of flowers and plants.
As an artist, you will confront artist's block. You have to work through it to become a better artist. Artists who persevere are artists who will succeed.
Gregory Halili paints watercolor cityscapes, portraits and butterflies with plenty of detail, but on a miniature scale—sometimes as tiny as 1-1/2x2 inches.
When I came across these watercolor paintings in Splash 16: Exploring Texture, I knew I had to share them.
How far should you take your education in art? Join the conversation here.
Compare the photo reference and final works of Johannes Vloothuis to learn how to make the most of your plein air painting.
It’s hard to imagine that anyone would tell another person to give up on something. It’s even harder to believe that this happened to the artist who drew Weighted Stasis, the figure drawing featured today.
Expert art teacher, Lee Hammond, gives you two tips to create more realistic, vivid works of art. Learn two tips to build up layers in acrylic.