Learn Soon Y. Warren's watercolor painting tips for capturing the fine details of flowers and reflective highlights of crystal in this step-by-step painting demonstration.
Gary Greene shares his step-by-step wet-on-dry technique for creating Flower Power (water-soluble colored pencils and wax-based colored pencil on paper, 17¾x24), as seen in the August 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist.
Don't miss this free painting demo by Donna Dewberry: How to Paint a Daffodil Using the One-Stroke Painting Method.
In celebration of colorful blossoms, today’s newsletter focuses on a unique floral painting by Lyn Diefenbach, of Yeppoon, Australia, third place winner in the Still Life and Floral category in this year's Pastel 100 competition.
Pastellist Lindesay Harkness’ floral still lifes and garden scenes look effortlessly beautiful. Her secret? She spent years learning to see the light effect and the value relationships on which it rests. In the June 2013 issue of Pastel Journal, Harkness details how she achieves stunning luminosity through careful attention to values and edges....
The keys to painting cut crystal in watercolor are a detailed drawing, masking fluid and patient glazing.
Lovely and elusive, reflected light adds life and dimension to your painting.
Painting the folds and shadows in drapery can be tricky. Here’s how to set yourself up for success.
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...
Egg tempera artist Koo Schadler used a host of techniques to create Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons. Learn how she approached her egg tempera painting process and achieved her many textural effects with this step-by-step demonstration.
Congratulations to the winners of The Artist's Magazine's 29th Annual Art Competition. View the winning paintings of the floral/still life category of this art contest.