Rock art is a fun and easy way to spend craft time with your kids. All it takes is paint, a few rocks and your imagination! In this free demonstration on painting on rocks, expert rock artist Lin Wellford shows us how to paint a tasty rockburger complete with pickles and tomatoes. Rock art...
Mixed media artist Cynthia Lockhart brings a painter's eye to fabric constructions, coupling a pitch-perfect sense of color with sophisticated shape relationships in her collages.
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery will present the "Outside in Ohio: A Century of Unexpected Genius" exhibition from July 26 - October 14, 2012, displaying the work of 18 Ohio artists who have never studied art.
Ephraim Rubenstein's news series of mixed media drawings of ancient temples and cathedrals harnesses the expressive power of the wax-resist method. Here, he shares a step-by-step demonstration of how he created Selinunte II (mixed media, 50x38). Don't miss this free demo of his work.
In September The Art Students League of New York will present a mixed media workshop hosted by Lisa L. Cyr where she'll demonstrate her mixed media techniques. Read here for registration information.
The book, Christian Schad Retrospective, was published by Wienand Verlag in May 2009. The book contains essays on Schad's work and a gallery of images.
Since the time of French artist Edgar Degas, pastelists have been experimenting with a variety of experimental techniques that may employ fixatives, solvents, and mixed-media. One of the most popular solvents that pastelsists use, and one that is happily free of health concerns—is water. Since pastel sticks are water-soluble and most contain high degrees...
Congratulations to The Artist's Magazine's 2012 All Media Art Competition winners! View the first places and honorable mentions in the categories for Acrylic; Colored Pencil; Graphite, Charcoal and Ink; Mixed Media and Collage; Oil and Oil Pastel; Pastel; and Watercolor.
Starting a pastel painting with an underpainting is one of my favorite methods. It sets the stage for the subsequent applications of pigment and provides something upon which to respond. An underpainting can be both utilitarian and serendipitous in its intention. One focuses on blocking in the large value and color relationships, making it...
Brenda Zappitell's mixed media painting, A Place Without Noise, is a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition.
Artist Frank Satogata creates abstract paintings. Here, he demonstrates using warm and cool alterations in one of his paintings, featured in The Artist's Magazine.