Follow The Urban Sketchers' Marc Taro Holmes as he employs his "tea, milk and honey" approach for applying watercolor to a sketch.
Learn about the three types of watercolor paper (hot pressed, cold pressed and rough) and when to use each for the results you want in your paintings.
Contemporary acrylic paintings often showcase a wide variety of special effects. Many of those effects can be achieved by pouring acrylic paint. Pouring is a great way to smooth out unwanted texture, get marbleized effects, rich colored glazes, and add some fun to your painting process. Although pouring is a relatively simple technique, it...
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Master perspective drawing the easy way. Whether you're a beginner or want a refresher, you'll love the terms, tips and drawing demo shared in this article.
Figure This Part Out and You Will Paint Anything Beautifully If you want to really enjoy watercolor painting and sync to all of its wild, flowing, fluid possibilities, you have to understand one thing and one thing ONLY–how to break down your compositions into values, and then how you translate value to color in watercolor...
In this snippet, Laurin McCracken shares the answers to some common watercolor painting questions regarding the materials he uses.
If you want to try your hand at creating fine art with crayons, here are a few pointers from artist Lee Hammond.
Not only is this stamping exercise great for letting loose and getting into a creative mindset, but it can also produce stunning results in your drawings.
Sketch me! That's what everyone waiting at the airport is asking you. As an artist, you have to accept, right? Here's how to stay creative at the airport.
Five pieces of figure drawing advice straight from the experts. Learn how to position your arm, begin a drawing, avoid "balloon torsos" and more.