For those of you who know me, I have been struggling over the last few years, trying to decide if I'll move permanently away from Kansas City. I’ve worked diligently for many years to create the wonderful studio and student base that I have there. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed being the forensic artist on call...
Johannes Vloothuis explains the pros and cons of four art mediums, as well as the benefits of using mixed media with acrylic and oil.
While viewing master works is a great way to study color, composition, and more, you can benefit in an even deeper way with these painting tips from Iain Stewart.
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.