Compare the photo reference and final works of Johannes Vloothuis to learn how to make the most of your plein air painting.
There are so many different types of paint brushes that it’s hard to even know which one you should use. That’s why I asked Karlyn Holman to explain which watercolor bushes she uses, and why.
Linda Kemp shares a watercolor painting step-by-step in this free painting lesson. Learn negative painting techniques, and how to paint Koi fish abstractly.
What does it take if you want to learn how to draw animals? Here’s a little sneak preview of Michael Dumas's advice for sketching animals.
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.