Other Art Mediums Including Gouache Tempera Digital & Collage

Are you looking for gouache techniques? Or for exciting approaches to collage or digital art? Want tips for trying scratchboard or egg tempera? If you prefer working in a more unusual medium, find inspiration and instruction here!

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Paint for the Impatient

If you're an oil painter who doesn't like to watch paint dry, then painting the alkyd oils is for you. Michael Chesley Johnson teaches the basics of this medium.

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Drawing With Metalpoint, the Unsung Hero

Metalpoint (also known as silverpoint) is a fascinating medium that’s coming back into popularity. I happily root for the unsung hero, and since metalpoint isn’t mainstream (yet!), here are some perfect examples of what can be achieved in the medium from Drawing magazine.

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The Sketchbook Project: Online Gallery

Even though it is, in most cases, an artist’s least seen work (often by design), a sketchbook can offer the most intimate view into an artist’s process. It is there that moments of high creativity come to life in the form of quick sketches, casual drawings, and unplanned experiments. In the Winter 2013 issue...

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Egg Tempera Painting Demo by Koo Schadler

Egg tempera artist Koo Schadler used a host of techniques to create Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons. Learn how she approached her egg tempera painting process and achieved her many textural effects with this step-by-step demonstration.

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Discovering Oil Pastels

Are oil pastels compatible with other (non-oil) pastels, and do the same application techniques apply? Do they have any different requirements for such things as supports, priming and fixing? Find out in this "Ask the Experts" article!