Learn techniques for color mixing whites in watercolor and pastel, whether painting snow or white flowers, then apply the methods to your own paintings.
Jan Fabian Wallake, guides you through a beautiful watercolor painting. Jan's easy-to-follow, step-by-step format, will give you the tools you need to create your own wonderful watercolors.
So many times we find ourselves painting flowers and wondering why the painting doesn't hold together in the end. Here's how to fix it.
Painting with acrylics while incorporating elements of collage allows for an intuitive process of experimentation and discovery.
When you have an idea for a new work of art, it can be tempting to want to let every aspect of it shine forth, providing a buffet of textures for the eyes to behold. But sometimes it’s best to choose a smaller set of details for the limelight.
Colored pencil artist Gary Greene demonstrates how to render an orchid step by step, using underpainting with solvents and burnishing.
View a gallery of Oklahoma artist Jude Tolar's striking pastel florals, which she paints as floral "portraits" in order to filter out distracting details.
"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.
Artist Chris Cozen takes you behind the scenes of how she creates mixed-media art with interesting surfaces.
Growing & Pruning & Glazing Garden of Joy: Eleven Steps and Several Diversions Jane Jones writes out a step-by-step demonstration of how to paint her stunning, large-scale work, Garden of Joy (scroll to the bottom to see the completed piece.) In these 11 steps, she demonstrates glazing in oils, using Photoshop, editing composition and much...
The Power of Pastels There’s no beating the versatility of pastels for blending the best of the drawing and painting worlds. With the ability of working both wet and dry, and their ease of portability, the effects you can create are as varied as the artists wielding them. And when it comes to subject...