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.
Intro to Hi Fi Digital Coloring with Brian Miller If you’ve ever wanted to explore the digital coloring techniques used by comic book and sci-fi artists to create vibrant characters, this is a great tutorial to get started. Expert comic artist Brian Miller (Master Digital Color) will walk you through the steps you need...
Pastel painting is often compared to playing music. Use these pastel techniques from Richard McKinley to create a composition full of color harmony with your own pastel color palette.
We saved some of our most exciting articles on pastel painting for the final issue of the year! We're talking impressionist-inspired pastel landscapes full of dazzling color, courtesy of Victor Richardson. Genre-bending portraits that come by way of Rubén Belloso. The perfect painting atmosphere, created by none other than Matthew Draper. Plus, creative resources galore.
Joe Bucci, who combines impressionist and expressionist styles in his acrylic landscape paintings, shares six tips for mixing colors.
As pastelists, most of us are encouraged to arrange our pastel sticks with some sort of purpose similar to our wet media comrades. Many segregate by color family, others by value, and some (myself included) utilize a system similar to the chromatic palette, placing colors to represent the color wheel in a value range...
Artist Jeannie McGuire shares an art tip on using titanium white to obscure details or draw attention to a particular area in your paintings.