Today’s feature is about the imaginative watercolor art of Julia Sorrell, as seen in Watercolor Artist magazine.
Learn how to draw a dog for a beautiful painting of a Golden Retriever in this step-by-step painting demonstration.
Focusing on details early in the process is a lot of fun, but it invariably turns out a drawing that doesn’t look right. You have to start big and work small, which is why most skilled artists always start their drawings with a block-in.
Artist Chris Cozen takes you behind the scenes of how she creates mixed-media art with interesting surfaces.
Digital painting is a relatively new way to create art, and it’s only going to continue to gain momentum as technology advances and artists find new ways to explore digital art tools and techniques.
An art critique of the colored pencil still life, Back Porch Memories, by artist Cheryl Metzger. Learn what works, and apply it to your art.
Urban sketcher Marc Taro Holmes, who shares a step-by-step demonstration on urban sketching with watercolor.
Gaela Erwin, a master at painting portraits, shares how she took one of her self-portraits in a new direction.
I experiment extensively with different brands of pigments in order to find the properties of each color that best suit my techniques. Because I paint in many layers, I have to be concerned with the drying properties of each pigment. I work with faster-drying colors in the beginning and then slower-drying ones for the...
There are many books and essays written on general painting and drawing techniques but sometimes the little practical things can make the artist’s task easier. Here are some day-to-day "nuts and bolts" painting tips for beginners.
Sandra Angelo shares how she was moved by war stories involving dogs, and has written two books on drawing animals caught in the middle.