The winter 2015 issue of Drawing magazine introduces us to the work of four artists who use colored pencil to create tightly rendered drawings of very different varieties.
In honor of Valentine's Day, find out some of the reasons that pastel artists are such passionate devotees of the medium.
Johannes Vloothuis offers tips for painting snow with warm colors to create a painting that viewers will love.
Brush watercolor over the abstract shapes formed by the ridges of crinkled rice paper to convey the appearance of foliage and blossoms. Cheng-Khee Chee shows how.
I bring you today’s blog post with a humble bow to Vincent van Gogh, in honor of Ever Yours: The Essential Letters. It’s a collection of his correspondence that gives all of us a better understanding of his life, his challenges, his journey and his destiny.
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.
Question: “I draw and paint but also work full time. I want to make more time for art and also get out of this artist's block that I seem to have been in. I think fear of failure is holding me back. Can you give me any tips on what to do to break...
Wilson Bickford is a popular art instructor who is ready to shed some light on one of the oldest art mediums: oil.
Congratulations to our February Artist of the Month, Chris Ann Ambery! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition. Her painting, Joyous Dance, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Ambery has to say about art and life. Smithtown, NY ~ www.chrisannambery.com Many of my earliest childhood memories revolve around creating things. I can easily remember...
We’re always pumped to get our hands on the latest issue of Watercolor Artist, but the April issue’s release is extra special, as it contains the results of the annual Watermedia Showcase competition!
There’s something romantic and alluring about paintings of boats. It takes an understand of boating culture to successfully pull off a seascape or boat painting, and that’s where Terry Harrison comes in.