Acrylic Artist magazine brings you both inspiration and instruction for painting with acrylics. Read about the painting "Napa Valley" for a preview and inspiration.
When it comes to visual arts, it’s a good idea to compare your understandings and practices with similar interests, especially when it comes to art business.
Colored pencil can create luminous effects and subtle hue shifts. Arlene Steinberg shows how to achieve these with an Icaraus Art heated drawing board.
Congratulations to our February Artist of the Month, Linda Besse! Linda was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting In the Pink is below. Read more about what sparked her artistic interest and how one interaction with a child instilled a sense of self-appreciation in her. Meade, WA ~ besseart.com My leap into the art...
An exclusive excerpt about color and value from the new book "Watercolor Techniques" by Michael Reardon.
"Close-Up" gives you insider knowledge and an intimate view of a painting that is featured in The Artist's Magazine. "Texture and More Texture" by Jimmy Wright originally appeared in the November 2011 issue.
Feeling mischievous? Ask a group of painters what colors are best for a plein air palette—then sit back and enjoy the show! But, as Michael Chesley Johnson explains, there are some basic considerations when selecting a palette for painting en plein air.
To celebrate the new Acrylic Artist magazine, here’s an excerpt from Tesia Blackburn’s article on using clear tar gel.
Handling edges is a skill that all fine artists will need to learn sooner or later. Edges that are out of focus are vital in paintings in order to create the 3D illusion of making things look like they recede in a landscape painting, for example. Edges that are blurred make things appear they are...
Today we bring you Jon deMartin’s lesson on drawing anatomy, specifically, how to draw hands. It comes from his new book, Drawing Atelier: The Figure.
Contemporary realist Ephraim Rubenstein explains how his paintings of abandoned houses act as metaphors for loss and as reminders that life is a constant struggle.