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.”
Beth Krommes, winner of the 2009 Randolph Caldecott Medal achieves her signature look by applying wood engraving techniques to her scratchboard illustrations. She then colors images of those pictures with watercolors.
Q&A with Lorenzo Chavez, as seen in Art Journey America Landscapes, a beautiful collection of landscape paintings and practical techniques.
Sometimes our best ideas come to us after we've lived a full life, and these artists, all over 60, have created some of their best art during this time. These ten winners were standouts in our Over 60 Art Competition, and we're excited to see what they come up with next!
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
It's reassuring to hear the words of someone like watercolor artist Milford Zornes (1908-2008), in the interview he did with Sylvia Megerdichian and Bill Anderson for The Artist's Magazine on the eve of his 100th birthday. He helps us all see truths that are easy to overlook.
Congratulations to our February Artist of the Month, Chris Ann Ambery! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition. Her painting, Joyous Dance, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Ambery has to say about art and life. Smithtown, NY ~ www.chrisannambery.com Many of my earliest childhood memories revolve around creating things. I can easily remember...
Congratulations to our January Artist of the Month, Amanda Dicken! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition. Her painting, Dad, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Dicken has to say about art and life. Raleigh, North Carolina ~ www.artbyartmanda.com Both my parents were artists, so I grew up in a very creative...
Brad Lethaby, a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition, gives us the story behind his oil painting, Bentley, Profile of a Pig.
I developed a process using composition gold leaf, copper leaf, chemically-induced patinas, oil and other mixed media. As light passes through the glazes of oil, it bounces off the underlying metal leaf, creating a glow that appears to come from within the painting. At first glance, the paintings look normal. The...