A free step-by-step oil painting demonstration by Robin Smith, featured in the newly released "New Realism" magazine.
The cardinal rule of color mixing in painting and drawing media is, “Don’t mix too much.”
In the October 2016 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, we talk with Colleen Houston, the Vice President of Programs and Operations at ArtWorks in Cincinnati, Ohio. Best known for the more than 100 street art murals, the non-profit organization does much more than simply beautify the Queen City outwardly. Read what Houston has to say about ArtWorks...
Still life artist Harriet Shorr arranged her setups with strange and disparate objects. With from-the-gut planning, she let the meaning fall where it might.
Richard McKinley shares how he experiments with various elements and principles of design to keep a painting from becoming compositionally predictable.
Claudia Nice reminds us that we have certain ideas about what things look like, when in reality, it takes a different perspective to truly see, and ultimately draw, accurately. Learn more, and see Claudia's lesson on how to draw hands (a special bonus!).
Congratulations to our August 2016 Artist of the Month, Cap Pannell! Pannell was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His piece Winter Afternoon at White Rock Lake can be seen below. Read more about Pannell and why he would rather be called a painter than an artist. Dallas, Texas ~ cappannell.com I started drawing when...
In this guest blog post about art business, artist Kristy Gordon shares her advice for working with galleries and more.
“These places I paint, I know them intimately,” says Thomas McNickle of the tranquil surroundings located just minutes from his Pennsylvania home. “Even as a little child, I had two overwhelming interests in life: one was art, and the other was nature." Get his must-have tips for plein air sketching here!
Patricia Guzmán celebrates the indigenous people of Mexico in watercolor portraits that defy stereotype and shine a light on the displaced, disappeared and forgotten. Follow along step-by-step in this stellar watercolor demonstration!
Ian Ramsay pushes his architecture- and maritime-inspired watercolor landscapes beyond the facts of his reference photos to create mood and a feeling of being there. View some of these enchanted vistas here!