Congratulations to our August Artist of the Month, Robin Murray! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Lonesome George is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s process and when his best ideas come to him! Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan ~ www.natureartists.com/robin_murray My siblings and I were home schooled and I...
Can you add a little vodka to your paint so that it doesn’t freeze when you’re urban sketching and painting en plein air? Find out here.
You may remember meeting Simone Bingemer a few months back in the April 2015 issue of Pastel Journal, which featured her pastel portrait, Isabell, the winner of the Pastel Journal Founder's Award, our top prize in the Pastel 100 competition. Here's a snippet from our interview with the artist, who works out of Cologne,...
View two of the exceptional watercolor paintings from Splash 16: The Best of Watercolor, Exploring Texture, and read what the artists have to say about their work.
Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller, on his working method, greatest challenge and the most interesting thing about the way he works.
You can wish and hope and wish some more, but there’s only one way to achieve a level of greatness in painting art: to practice and study those who’ve paved the way before you.
Renown artist James Gurney shares his path to being a professional artist, as well as his BLAST rule for painting.
Jon Shaw's current work, created with STAEDTLER pens and art markers, examines the decaying urban landscape of the city’s less-celebrated environments.
Gregory Halili paints watercolor cityscapes, portraits and butterflies with plenty of detail, but on a miniature scale—sometimes as tiny as 1-1/2x2 inches.
When I came across these watercolor paintings in Splash 16: Exploring Texture, I knew I had to share them.
In Chang Liu’s mixed-media work, her titles come first—a word or phrase that provokes a visual image. She wants the final painting to express the thought she began with, to condense the narrative into “one breath.”