Master basic drawing techniques and tips for drawing in charcoal. Then put your skills to the test to draw an eye-catching still life in just five steps.
Painting with bold brush strokes and drippy washes, Fealing Lin keeps her watercolors fresh and lively. Enjoy a web-exclusive gallery of her new landscape work here.
Five remarkable acrylic flowers that will capture the beauty of spring, plus a sneak peek into Chris Cozen's step-by-step abstract painting demonstration.
Learn more about one of the world's most influential artists of all time in this edition of Life in Pieces.
Three insightful tips from Drawing magazine on how to draw faces and heads, two of the most challenging subjects to master for any artist.
Editor of The Artist’s Magazine, Maureen Bloomfield, shares her speech she gave at the 150th Anniversary celebration of the American Watercolor Society.
If you’ve ever spread frosting on a cake, you have an idea of the textural possibilities when using a painting knife to create an oil painting. Deborah-Quinn Munson explains how you can achieve a variety of effects, from the sweeping strokes to refined details.
Accomplished artist Betsy Dillard Stroud shares how relationships can not only influence an artist's knowledge but also his or her future.
What is the secret to that intangible “wow factor”? Here are 10 things you can do to make sure your painting is one of the stand-outs.
Learn the basics of two-point perspective by constructing a simple house together step by step. We’ll imagine the house is on a little hill and we’re viewing it from somewhere down the hill; that is, our eye level is below the house. The structure is turned so that it’s in two-point perspective—we can see...
The annual Watermedia Showcase competition is the place to see and be seen. How do your watercolor paintings stack up against this year's winners?