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Learn Abstract Painting Using Top Techniques & Ideas
Chris Cozen is a not only a great artist, but a great instructor, too! See how she creates great abstract acrylic paintings with a lot of acrylic painting techniques that are so easy to do yourself, you’ll be blown away. …
Acrylic, Inside and Out There’s more than meets the eye in the new Holbein Heavy Body Artist Acrylic paint. By Mark Mehaffey The following originally appeared in The Artist’s Magazine (May 2013). Click here to download the digital issue and …
Bold. captivating. Stunning. enthralling. exquisite. These are just a few of the descriptors used by the jurors of the 14th Annual Pastel 100 to describe their prizewinning selections. They also mentioned expected attributes such as strong design, textural qualities, and a fine handling of values, movement and color. Once an entry has met these criteria, however, the jurors have to turn to a more intangible measurement—the “wow factor.”
90-year-old artist Bill McEnroe, who was a winner in The Artist’s Magazine’s 2012 Over 60 Art Competition, was kind enough to share this prose, which he had written as a pair to his abstract painting, Check Mate.
We’re really excited about one of our newest North Light Books, Acrylic Solutions, by Chris Cozen and Julie Prichard, out in March. In this book, they talk about how you can use acrylic paints and techniques to build up mixed …
Artist Mark Mehaffey explains how to apply basic principles of composition to abstract or nonobjective paintings.
In Journeys to Abstraction, by Sue St. John, fifty-eight artists share their process and inspiration on 100 abstract paintings covering a variety of mixed media. Find your own inspiration and develop your own techniques with this great gallery of abstract …