Color theory plays a large role in Washington artist Jennifer Evenhus' pastel painting, and it's no wonder these vibrant works earned her two awards in the 15th annual Pastel 100 Competition. Enjoy a gallery of her gorgeous pastel paintings here.
An old friend of Tomie’s, Will Hillenbrand, the author and illustrator of award-winning books like What a Treasure!, Traveling to Tondo, Spring Is Here, and Louie!, first met Tomie 27 years ago when Will and his wife, Jane, attended the opening reception for a show of dePaola’s work in Nashua, New Hampshire. The next...
Watercolor Landscape Painting Essentials with Johannes Vloothuis New to watercolor painting but always wanted to try? You’re in luck, because this video gives you all the knowledge you need to get started working with watercolors to paint vibrant, beautiful landscapes. You’ll learn the basics of color mixing that will be so easy you’ll wonder...
One of the most common things I hear about why artists use acrylic is that it’s versatile. You can use it in many different ways, including blending it as you would oil paint. See what I mean in this lesson from Acrylic Revolution by Nancy Reyner.
In the November 2013 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, Sadie Valeri teaches you how to draw a value sphere from start to finish by using a controlled graphite shading technique to render light shining on a three-dimensional object.
Andy Evansen shares how to use value studies to remove the guesswork—and white outlines—from your watercolor painting process, as featured in the October 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist. Take the challenge and create your own for a chance to win a prize!
Jean Grastorf demonstrates her signature watercolor technique of pouring transparent colors directly onto the paper in this art lesson from ArtistsNetwork.TV. In Pouring Transparent Watercolor with Jean Grastorf, she forgoes a brush, masking areas she wants to keep white, then transparent watercolors directly onto the paper, allowing the watery colors to mingle on the...
What can an attendee expect to learn about Albert Munsell's color theory at Graydon Parrish's workshop at the the Greand Central Academy of Art? Artist and attendee Louise B. Hafesh describes her experience.
Portrait artist Russell Harris, represented by the John Pence Gallery, talks about color value and temperature in this excerpt from The Artist’s Magazine.
Portrait artist Marvin Mattelson shares his thoughts on color theory in this free excerpt from The Artist's Magazine.