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.
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.
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.
Mary Whyte's watercolors tell stories of Americans whose work and traditions are fading into the past, but not before she documents their existence in artworks that could strongly stand on their own even without the meanings behind them.
A free step-by-step oil painting demonstration by Robin Smith, featured in the newly released "New Realism" magazine.
Richard McKinley shares how he experiments with various elements and principles of design to keep a painting from becoming compositionally predictable.
Claudia Nice reminds us that we have certain ideas about what things look like, when in reality, it takes a different perspective to truly see, and ultimately draw, accurately. Learn more, and see Claudia's lesson on how to draw hands (a special bonus!).
“These places I paint, I know them intimately,” says Thomas McNickle of the tranquil surroundings located just minutes from his Pennsylvania home. “Even as a little child, I had two overwhelming interests in life: one was art, and the other was nature." Get his must-have tips for plein air sketching here!
Liz Haywood Sullivan shares a detailed lesson on how to paint a landscape using pastel.