To crop out the excess and narrow the visuals down to something that can be recreated in an acrylic painting is quite the feat, and Patti Mollica has accomplished it.
Thinking of selling your art through commissioned pieces? Lee Hammond has some general rules you should know.
There’s something to be said for subtlety, whether it comes to a hint of garlic in a delicious Italian dish, a trace of perfume lightly dashed on one’s neck, or the suggestion from a flirtatious smile that leaves you wondering, “Did he/she just smile at me?” Art can have the same effect and--like any...
Fact: Thomas Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Fact: Walt Disney was once was fired by a newspaper editor because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Fact: You will never win an art prize in the Watermedia Showcase if you don’t enter the competition.
Improve your landscape art with these tips from Johannes Vloothuis. Today he discusses shape so that you can master drawing trees.
The landscapes you’ve experienced in your lifetime may or may not have included farmland. And your history will dictate what you feel when you view a landscape watercolor painting such as Barn with Tractor by Laurin McCracken.
Painting Techniques for Creative Inspiration Great creative to get out of a rut with your artwork. Get inspired to paint with Nita Leland’s handy drawing and painting tips to expand your artistic boundaries and achieve successful paintings. Creative Art Class with Nita Leland will teach you all the painting techniques you need to develop...
Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller, on his working method, greatest challenge and the most interesting thing about the way he works.
Want to make beautiful abstract art? Debora Stewart offers advice on (and inspiration for) making abstract flowers.
Congratulations to our July Artist of the Month, John Bayalis! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Awake is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s process and which medium he prefers above all others! St. Petersburg, FL ~ www.bayalistudio.com I’ve been interested in art for as long as I can...
Drawing glass, and other transparent things, is not as hard as it may seem. What makes it seem difficult is not because of the subject itself; it's because of how we think about it.