When it comes to doodle art, drawing your own patterns is an exciting way to build a piece of art that comes wholly from your experiences and the world around you.
Rick Pas specializes in painting nature and wildlife, but his focus is on the abstract patterns and textures visible in nature, such as in the veins of a leaf or the tracery on a moth’s wing
Water is one of the most sought-out subjects in paintings. In this tutorial you will learn some valuable pointers on painting water reflections.
An excerpt from Ron Hazell's "The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor," on creating a value study.
In the newest issue of Acrylic Artist, Darlene Olivia and Sandra Duran Wilson explain more: “Glazing is an additive process that adds depth and interest to your acrylic surface, and is especially effective when applied over textures and mixed-media materials.
Mario Robinson shares his advice for portrait artists in this online extra from Watercolor Artist magazine.
Feeling mischievous? Ask a group of painters what colors are best for a plein air palette—then sit back and enjoy the show! But, as Michael Chesley Johnson explains, there are some basic considerations when selecting a palette for painting en plein air.
If you’re chomping at the bit (yes, I said it) to draw a realistic horse, it takes practice, as well as an understanding of the bone and muscle structure that lies beneath its coarse hair. With that in mind, here’s a mini-demo on how to draw a horse’s head.
Johannes Vloothuis addresses the challenges artists face when they want to paint waterfalls. Read his tips for painting water, and see an expert example here.
Lee Hammond identifies barriers every art student must overcome to achieve their next level of artistic success. Lee sheds light on the barriers in hopes students will overcome them with more artistic awareness.
Try Negative Painting Techniques Now! Take a new approach to painting with these art lessons demonstrating negative painting techniques! In Painting Outside the Lines with Linda Kemp, learn how to paint around objects to define them using layers of color to create depth in your paintings. This process works great for natural objects, from...