An excerpt from Ron Hazell's "The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor," on creating a value study.
Peggi Kroll Roberts shares how to make your watercolor painting loose and expressive with a step-by-step demo.
Wilson Bickford says that utilizing color is what brings joy to his painting experience. Here he explains the basic concepts of color theory.
Capturing the light falling on a subject is a challenge that artists have sought out for centuries. In order to convey the mood and atmosphere of light in the medium of pastel,we must learn how color communicates light’s temperature, and select our pigments accordingly.
Watercolor Painting Techniques for Beginners If you need some down time between all the festivities of the season, there’s no better way to relax and re-center yourself than through painting, and get an early start on one of those New Year’s Resolutions! With all the decorations about and family and friends...
Learn how making your own neutral colors can add pizzazz to your painting in this watercolor tutorial by Bev Jozwiak.
ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES As any abstract artist will tell you, painting what you see doesn’t mean you have to paint it exactly as you see it! Instead, why not take inspiration from the landscapes around you, but turn them into beautiful abstract paintings? You can learn how to create a whole world...
While I wouldn’t describe all of Patti Mollica’s paintings as quiet, I would say they’re humbly bold. She could use all the colors of the rainbow, but instead she goes in for the win by narrowing her choices, coming up with art that speaks volumes.
It's funny how we find something that we like, and then tend to do the same thing over and over. We might change certain aspects, but it's not until someone else opens our eyes to different possibilities that we're able to take a different turn. And it can be the simplest...
Wolf Kahn's paintings are part chaos and part control, but completely of the moment.
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.