These four techniques take away the intimidation factor of drawing so you can learn to love your imperfections and start having fun.
The life of a city and its people is often the life of its bridges. New York bridges have fascinated artist Antonio Masi for years. Take a look.
Experimenting with new painting mediums, even for a short period of time, can be fun and inspiring, and expand how you use your current medium once you return to it.
Our Over 60 Competition offers us a look inside the creative minds of those who come to art later in life, and their words of wisdom always inspire us.
The theme, composition, light and form of Jeremy Lipking's exquisite oil paintings all rest on a firm foundation of preliminary drawings.
Artist Tom Christopher shares a step-by-step demonstration on adding texture to pastel in the underpainting stage -- and why this is a great technique to learn.
Maggie Austin creates gorgeous watercolor cakes that show off both artistry with a brush and delicious confections.
During the mapping out stage of a figure drawing, it's important to consider the small individual shapes you see and also how those shapes line up with other parts of the model. Vincent Giarrano, featured in the October 2011 issue of The Artist's Magazine, shares these tips for mapping out the...
Work smart! With a few strokes of a palette knife or brush, you can bring fall foliage out of your landscapes as quickly as the leaves change color.
You’ve created some great work, but will the colours last?
A simple change in his approach opened up a world of expressive color for pastel artist David Napp.