While some artists prefer to keep their Zentangle art in its purest form of black-and-white drawings, others like to spice it up with color. That’s where Tiffany Lovering comes in with advice for using oil pastels or markers--yes, markers!--to blend color for new effects.
Gilles Beloeil walks us through his process for concept art, beginning with a preliminary sketch that combines traditional media with digital media.
Apply the results of this art critique of a landscape painting to your own art to learn how to convey the big picture through details.
Hanging and displaying art and photographs baffles many, but there is a simple art gallery industry formula that you can learn to help you professionally hang your artwork.
While drawing and painting, David N. Kitler uses cellophane and paper to mask certain areas of his work.
Growing & Pruning & Glazing Garden of Joy: Eleven Steps and Several Diversions Jane Jones writes out a step-by-step demonstration of how to paint her stunning, large-scale work, Garden of Joy (scroll to the bottom to see the completed piece.) In these 11 steps, she demonstrates glazing in oils, using Photoshop, editing composition and much...
Mike Kowalski enjoys the myriad challenges—and the resultant rewards—of painting outdoors to capture light and space in his watercolor paintings. Underpinned by sure draftsmanship, a firm grip on perspective and a fine eye for color value, Kowalski’s brushwork is fast, animated and direct. Working within the natural constraints of plein air painting—with its shortage...
British artist David Brayne’s contemplative figures and moody waterscapes on textured surfaces convey lyrical narratives entrusted to the viewer’s interpretation. While textured surfaces and imagination may be at the heart of Brayne’s work, it doesn’t mean he isn’t influenced by his environment. At one time, he lived in Lincolnshire, a notoriously flat part of England...
Richard Robinson explains how to improve your still life painting practices with an exercise on light.
Follow along in this step-by-step watercolor painting lesson with Annie Strack.
Learn how to paint a portrait with multiple subjects in this guest blog post from Luana Luconi Winner, a featured ArtistsNetwork.tv instructor.