How could casein have been practical, especially among pre-1960s illustrators, with whom it was so popular? How did they avoid the color staining and contamination? Find out in this "Ask the Experts."
Koo Schadler makes transfer paper in “any color of the rainbow,” using pigments or pastels, solvent and parchment paper. Find out how and why in "Ask the Experts."
Learn how to get started using 3D modeling in your digital art with these quick tips from artist McCrystle Wood.
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.
John N. Agnew, featured in The Artist’s Magazine (July/August 2012) has made a name for himself as a scratchboard artist. “I enjoy acrylic for painting because it lets me work quickly,” he says. “I enjoy scratchboard for its ability to produce very precise detail and an etching-like line quality.” He cautions that the work...
With a scientist's precision, artist John N. Agnew captures the textures of "lesser-loved" species and their habitats on scratchboard, and teaches you how he does it.
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.
This article outlines 7 print making tips and suggestions for making art reproductions with your giclée print maker.
I have to admit, one of my favorite spreads in Sketchbook Confidential 2 comes from Surrealist artist Santiago Perez. There’s something about his lines and use of color that I find really appealing. It’s not just about color, though; it’s that indefinable magic he captures on the page — any page, as you can...
Shinji Turner-Yamamoto: Global Tree Project is coming in Sept 2012 and displays Shinji Turner-Yamamoto's art installations that blend humanity and nature.
Faced with the challenge of creating a Star Wars themed piece for George Lucas’s book Star Wars Art: Visions, portrait artist Carl Samson decided to paint an oil portrait with gold leaf on wood panel of Padme (Queen Amidala). Read the story.