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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Exhibition of the Month: Rembrandt, Goya and More in Seattle

An exhibition currently on display at the Seattle Art Museum, in Washington, looks at the history of printmaking through the work of six major artists. “Graphic Masters: Dürer, Rembrandt, Hogarth, Goya, Picasso, R. Crumb” presents more than 400 works by those artists. On view through August 28, it is Drawing magazine’s exhibition of the month for...

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Artist Spotlight: Abstract Art That Speaks Volumes

In the June 2016 issue of The Artist’s Magazine we feature the abstract art from the young artist Niam Jain. At 13-years-old Jain’s unique abstract work helps express that which he cannot: his voice. Jain falls on the autism spectrum, and with his communication limited, he sought an outlet to help give meaning to his innermost feelings. His...

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Let’s Get Digital: Digital Art with Amanda Penley

In the June 2016 issue of The Artist’s Magazine we profile Amanda Penley, whose personal story compelled us as much as her subtle and absorbing digital art. A Harry Potter admirer through and through, Penley uses details from the books to recreate some of our favorite magical landmarks. Below is more about the artist, and a...

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Exhibition of the Month: The Beauty of Degas’ Printmaking

Not only was Edgar Degas (1834-1917) both one of the greatest painters and greatest draftsmen of the 19th century but he was also an experimenter with art materials and a master of monotype printmaking. “Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty,” an exhibition on view until July 24 at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York City,...

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Plein Air Palettes

Feeling mischievous? Ask a group of painters what colors are best for a plein air palette—then sit back and enjoy the show! But, as Michael Chesley Johnson explains, there are some basic considerations when selecting a palette for painting en plein air.

Robert Kondo, Remy in the Kitchen, "Ratatouille," 2007. Digital painting.

Exhibition of the Month: The Art of Pixar

Drawing and the movies have a long history together, and rarely is their connection more direct than in animated films, where everything from characters to scenery to set-pieces begins life as drawings, paintings and sketches. This year, a drawing exhibition in New York gives museum-goers a glimpse into how drawing, painting and design have...