Music Time! Name the Tune That Puts You in the Creative Mood One of the questions I love to ask artists is what type of music puts them in the creative mood, or if they have a particular song that is their art anthem. From there the conversation usually diverts to talking about audio books,...
Oil painter Gregg Kreutz has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to boosting his creative process.
Contemporary acrylic paintings often showcase a wide variety of special effects. Many of those effects can be achieved by pouring acrylic paint. Pouring is a great way to smooth out unwanted texture, get marbleized effects, rich colored glazes, and add some fun to your painting process. Although pouring is a relatively simple technique, it...
Making a few wise pigment choices can lead to an expansive color collection.
If you're an outdoor artist, we're calling on you to share your fails when working outdoors! Do you have a particularly funny story? Go on, we're listening!
Author and artist Dean Nimmer answers the question, "What is abstract art?" Hint: It gives you boundless territory to create.
Enjoy a free download of coloring pages from the Peace, Love and Understanding Coloring Book and get in touch with your inner artist over the weekend.
Contemporary artists share their layering techniques for achieving expressive abstract painting. Color, mixed media, and texture are all covered.
The Annual Art Competition is your chance to show off your skills, and our chance to finally see your work! Here are all the ways you win by entering!
Happy Record Store Day! Album Covers Featuring Art By Notable Musicians & Artists I was raised in a vinyl household. For my dad, sliding record from sleeve and switching on the turntable will always be akin to the spiritual. Sound quality and speakers were the mainstay of many father-daughter conversations. And while slamming doors...
The life and times of King Tut, the Egyptian pharaoh. Though he only survived until 19 his was an extraordinary life and his tomb even more so.