We all know that Zentangle® and doodle art are taking the world by storm, but what can you do once you've created beautiful tangle art for yourself? Share it, of course! ArtistsNetwork and Cloth Paper Scissors are proud to announce our first annual Zen Doodle drawing competition.
Johannes Vloothuis explains how to make the most of mixed media when combining pastel and watercolor.
Renown artist James Gurney shares his path to being a professional artist, as well as his BLAST rule for painting.
Jon Shaw's current work, created with STAEDTLER pens and art markers, examines the decaying urban landscape of the city’s less-celebrated environments.
There are so many different types of paint brushes that it’s hard to even know which one you should use. That’s why I asked Karlyn Holman to explain which watercolor bushes she uses, and why.
Linda Kemp shares a watercolor painting step-by-step in this free painting lesson. Learn negative painting techniques, and how to paint Koi fish abstractly.
Johannes Vloothuis explains the pitfalls - and their solutions - of painting en plein air in this guest blog post at ArtistsNetwork.com
What tax deductions can artists take? Leonard D. Duboff of the The DuBoff Law Group addresses this question for artists and their art business.
When it comes to doodle art, drawing your own patterns is an exciting way to build a piece of art that comes wholly from your experiences and the world around you.
An excerpt from Ron Hazell's "The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor," on creating a value study.
In the newest issue of Acrylic Artist, Darlene Olivia and Sandra Duran Wilson explain more: “Glazing is an additive process that adds depth and interest to your acrylic surface, and is especially effective when applied over textures and mixed-media materials.