Studying a master such as Degas is a solid step that you can take to get closer to painting with a similar level of expression. His use of color and ideal compositions are to be admired, and artist Damian Callan understands how to practice the techniques that can help you.
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Integrating realism and abstraction, working in acrylic, oil and watercolor, Harold Gregor awakens the light and energy of the prairie landscape he loves.
Because I never want to run out of some art supply that I really use, I tend to buy a lot of a material I really like and hoard it. I tell my students that when I die there's going to be one heck of a garage sale. But the pastels stashed away in...
Having a studio space in which to create your art is a gift. With that space--be it modest or illustrious--comes a sense of dedication to your craft.
While this art is beautiful all on its own, there are things I can do to make it look very different. I used the tinting technique to enhance these graphite drawings of mine when each drawing was done.
The Pastel Society of America (PSA), the oldest pastel society in America, just concluded its 42nd Annual Exhibition, "Enduring Brilliance." The exhibition was on display from September 2nd through the 27th in the Grand Gallery of the historic National Arts Club, which also houses the offices for the PSA, in the historic district of...
Enjoy these 50 inspiring and witty art quotes on everything from creativity to art business, from artists such as Richard McKinley, Lee Hammond, and more.
Yael Maimon is The Artist's Magazine's October artist of the month. She was a finalist in our annual competition last year with her pastel drawing.
Whenever a student wants to learn to paint or draw with a new medium, I have them start slow, using just a monotone color palette...
Urban sketching is about observing the world, witnessing and recording. Thus, we want to be able to draw reasonably accurately.