Even a hint of rejection, judgment or criticism could be detrimental to the art-making process, and it’s our job as the mothers and fathers of our art to protect it until it can stand on its own, so to speak.
Jon Shaw's current work, created with STAEDTLER pens and art markers, examines the decaying urban landscape of the city’s less-celebrated environments.
If you plan it well, you could create botanical art en plein air in just about any medium, but colored pencil is a convenient way to capture the beauty of flowers and plants.
As an artist, you will confront artist's block. You have to work through it to become a better artist. Artists who persevere are artists who will succeed.
When I came across these watercolor paintings in Splash 16: Exploring Texture, I knew I had to share them.
How far should you take your education in art? Join the conversation here.
Compare the photo reference and final works of Johannes Vloothuis to learn how to make the most of your plein air painting.
It’s hard to imagine that anyone would tell another person to give up on something. It’s even harder to believe that this happened to the artist who drew Weighted Stasis, the figure drawing featured today.
Love Downton Abbey and love art? Then you MUST see this charming digital art by Kim Parkhurst.
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.