Johannes Vloothuis explains the pitfalls - and their solutions - of painting en plein air in this guest blog post at ArtistsNetwork.com
Helen Birch, author of Just Add Watercolor: Inspiration & Painting Techniques from Contemporary Artists, addresses how to get away with using watercolor on canvas in this exclusive excerpt.
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!
Q&A with Lorenzo Chavez, as seen in Art Journey America Landscapes, a beautiful collection of landscape paintings and practical techniques.
Rivers and streams make excellent visual paths to draw the viewers in and lead them where you want. Because we crop out information for our paintings, how do we send a message to our viewers as to the size of the body of water?
How do you create depth in art? Lee Hammond has the answers for portraying distance in landscape drawings and paintings.
Learn how evoke emotion in your art by using the Munsell Color System. Charlotte Wharton, author of The Language of Energy in Art, explains how.
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.