It’s no surprise that a rainy downtown area begs to be painted. The contrast of headlights and streetlamps, the reflections of sky on pavement and the hurried pace of those trying to avoid getting soaked--Mike Barr’s "Late Rain" exemplifies this and more.
Congratulations to our September Artist of the Month, Jim Smither! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Bicycle Society – Amersterdam is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s trips abroad and how his education has helped his creativity evolve! Richmond, Virginia ~ jimsmitherfineart.com I grew up in Richmond, Virginia and...
What is a focal point in art? Learn what it is and how to make a strong focal point with this painting advice from Johannes Vloothuis.
Pete Scully said that when he discovered the growing trend of sharing urban sketches with other artists online, his passion for drawing was reignited, and so began the birth of this book that’s guaranteed to inspire others.
Kristy Gordon will teach you how to use both abstract and realism in your next painting with this useful step by step guide to painting in oil and acrylic.
A list of 20 helpful working habits that will improve your success in the studio and in art business.
See how watercolor artist Shirley Trevena creates paintings on her own terms, and be inspired.
The wave of doodle art--drawing and coloring it--is growing. Here's why.
I have to admit that I was too distracted by the masterfully rendered life drawings of Rob Liberace to at first pay attention to the medium that he uses to create figures with a reddish tint.
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...
In this excerpt from "Painted Blossoms," Iris Scott explains a fun and experimental way to master the art of mixing color for successful paintings.