Artist’s Network 2013 Summer Sale: One Week Only!

Artist’s Network and the North Light Shop are currently having their Summer Sale, which lasts until June 25.  Hundreds of items are for sale at 80% off, including numerous drawing resources. Click here to browse the deals. Happy shopping, and happy sketching! You may also like these articles:


Oil Painting Techniques: Landscape Painting

Love to create landscape paintings? Want to learn oil painting techniques? Brian Keeler is here to help! With his keen knowledge of art history; his years painting in oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic; and his passion for all styles of art, especially realistic landscapes, Brian is your guide to step-by-step demonstrations on how to...

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North Light Shop: Art Books for Sale

North Light Shop is your one-stop for great art books, video workshops, fine art magazines, instructional painting downloads and more, all at incredible savings. Jumpstart your art with the Archisketcher Travel Watercolor Kit, featuring Archisketcher: A Guide to Spotting & Sketching Urban Landscapes, a Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Pan Set: Sketcher’s Pocket Box Set and The...

Top 10 Art Technique Videos

Top 10 Art Technique Videos

For the artist on everyone’s holiday gift list, including your own, here are our Top 10 Art Technique Videos to instruct and inspire.   Nancy Reyner’s Acrylic Revolution Painting Realistic Landscapes in Pastel: Skies with Liz Haywood-Sullivan How to Paint Skin Tones in Oil with Chris Saper Encaustic Techniques with Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch Three...

Acrylic Revolution by Nancy Reyner

Five Fabulous Gifts for Artists | Acrylic Artist’s Edition

Welcome to the acrylic artist’s edition of “Five Fabulous Gifts for Artists!” Today we’re featuring some of our favorite books and more for painting with acrylic. Acrylic Revolution by Nancy Reyner Create impressive acrylic paintings with the step-by-step instruction in Acrylic Revolution. With these exercises you’ll quickly master acrylic painting basics & more advanced...

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Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

Rock art is a fun and easy way to spend craft time with your kids. All it takes is paint, a few rocks and your imagination! In this free demonstration on painting on rocks, expert rock artist Lin Wellford shows us how to paint a tasty rockburger complete with pickles and tomatoes. Rock art...

Colored Pencil Explorations by Janie Gildow

How to Use Water-Soluble Colored Pencils

Water-soluble colored pencils are a wonderful tool for easy and colorful backgrounds. In this demonstration of a yellow lily, artist Kristy A. Kutch shows us how to combine colored pencil techniques with an old tooth brush and masking film to create rich, simple backgrounds for our flower subjects. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- How to Draw a Lily...