Artist Oliver Pyle shares his top five tips for painting atmosphere in watercolor landscapes, from getting to know your subject to mastering your technique.
Figure sketching with Vincent Giarrano as he shares a procedure for doing figure studies that work well for training your eye.
These four techniques take away the intimidation factor of drawing so you can learn to love your imperfections and start having fun.
The life of a city and its people is often the life of its bridges. New York bridges have fascinated artist Antonio Masi for years. Take a look.
Experimenting with new painting mediums, even for a short period of time, can be fun and inspiring, and expand how you use your current medium once you return to it.
The theme, composition, light and form of Jeremy Lipking's exquisite oil paintings all rest on a firm foundation of preliminary drawings.
Artist Tom Christopher shares a step-by-step demonstration on adding texture to pastel in the underpainting stage -- and why this is a great technique to learn.
During the mapping out stage of a figure drawing, it's important to consider the small individual shapes you see and also how those shapes line up with other parts of the model. Vincent Giarrano, featured in the October 2011 issue of The Artist's Magazine, shares these tips for mapping out the...
A simple change in his approach opened up a world of expressive color for pastel artist David Napp.
The power of suggestion is a strong tool in the hands of an artist. When a painting is viewed, visual bits and pieces are processed and assembled into a recognizable image by the viewer. Often with only an indication, a viewer will be able to finish what the artist suggested and...
Outdoor art fairs are a great way to sell your art throughout fall. Here are some best practices to keep your work safe outside!