While some artists prefer to keep their Zentangle art in its purest form of black-and-white drawings, others like to spice it up with color. That’s where Tiffany Lovering comes in with advice for using oil pastels or markers--yes, markers!--to blend color for new effects.
Gilles Beloeil walks us through his process for concept art, beginning with a preliminary sketch that combines traditional media with digital media.
Apply the results of this art critique of a landscape painting to your own art to learn how to convey the big picture through details.
Whenever I'm demonstrating an underpainting technique, someone—at some point—will ask: Why did you put that color/value in that area? It's a tough question to answer since so much of what I'm doing is responding to the current painting situation with an anticipation of what will be done with the over-layers of pastel to come.
When it comes to drawing, there's a romantic side and an academic side. The latter is where you learn the drawing techniques that others before you have mastered.
To kick off #InkTober, here are some sketching and drawing tips from artist and author Grant Fuller.
While drawing and painting, David N. Kitler uses cellophane and paper to mask certain areas of his work.
Richard Robinson explains how to improve your still life painting practices with an exercise on light.
Follow along in this step-by-step watercolor painting lesson with Annie Strack.
October has a special meaning for those of us who like to draw: #InkTober! Allow me to explain this awesome trend started by Jake Parker.
Learn how to paint a portrait with multiple subjects in this guest blog post from Luana Luconi Winner, a featured ArtistsNetwork.tv instructor.