Pastel artist Amy K. Sanders shares pastel painting tips for painting waves and water scenes, including ocean, pond and other pastel landscapes.
With an appreciative nod to 19th-century painters, English artist Matthew Draper, featured in the December 2012 issue of Pastel Journal, captures mutable pastel landscapes with a 21st-century sensibility.
Watercolor artist James Toogood explains how to paint clouds using the watercolor techniques of lifting paint pigments. Toogood explains the watercolor terms "ease of lift," "staining," and "nonstaining."
Read more about pastel artist Sandy Byers, our July 2012 Artist of the Month, whose seascape painting was a finalist in The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Art Competition.
Follow John P. Osborne in his tutorial on how to paint landscapes/seascapes, focusing on color values and atmospheric progression.
The subtle addition of cursive script to the smooth wash of the sky in May Poppies (watercolor on paper, 9×9) by Judy Morris adds a unique ﬁeld of texture to the composition and heightens the sense of place. It’s no secret that painting with watercolor is exciting; with each brushstroke, we’re reminded to expect...
Sheldon Tapley paints from natural light in his studio in the downtown area of Danville, Kentucky. Learn how he manages to control the light and adapt to an urban space.
Landscape/Interior Finalists from The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Art Competition
Richard McKinley, landscape/interior juror for The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition, reveals what he looks for in judging works and why the First Place winners earned their praise.
Professional art photographers Ric Deliantoni and Al Parrish shoot paintings, craft and woodworking projects for F+W Media’s book lines and magazines. Here they guide you on how to photograph your own painting, step by step. Read more about taking professional-quality photographs of your paintings and the equipment you need in the October 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine....
“Prairies lack the obvious grandeur of mountain ranges, red-rock canyons or the ocean,” says Lisa Grossman, who was featured in The Artist's Magazine. “It’s a more subtle beauty that comes to some slowly, but it’s undeniably powerful.” Grossman was inspired by the tallgrass prairie of the Flint Hills. The contrast between the dense,...