Hank Washington’s paintings vibrate with color. In the summer 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist we shared an in-depth story about how this lifelong teacher has impacted his students’ creative lives while also refining his own painting techniques. Here’s another work by Washington not shown in the article, and a bit of our conversation with...
Mark Menendez, who teaches colored pencil techniques at ArtistsNetworkTV, is here to share some tips on how to draw a cat.
Sarah Parks explains how to use basic figure drawing techniques in this demonstration on how to draw a child for beginners.
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...
What is gesso, and why would you use it? Abstract artist and author Jo Toye explains the benefits here.
Now is a great time for many to focus on seasonal opportunities, like learning how to draw trees when they’re full of their beautiful green foliage.
Entering art competitions is a daunting act; people will actually judge your work, after all. But that’s one of the contributing factors to your growth as an artist. the deadline for the Watermedia Showcase is quickly approaching (on August 1)—enter today!
Today we feature two artists who create watercolor landscapes that were born out of pushing limits.
Painting with acrylics while incorporating elements of collage allows for an intuitive process of experimentation and discovery.
Christine Ivers's pastel nocturnes beautifully capture the warm glow that can only be seen at night, but the technique she uses need not be mysterious to you.
In the summer 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist we feature Donne Bitner and take a look at her watercolor-like paintings of invented landscapes and seascapes. We caught up with Bitner to take a closer look at her work New Day Dawning. Here’s what she had to say. Acrylic Artist: You’ve mastered the ability of...