The act of making mandala art is not only relaxing, it has the wonderful side effect of self-discovery. I had the joy of working on Cassia Cogger‘s band new book Creating Personal Mandalas and I finally got around to trying out two exercises in the book that have intrigued me. Another opportunity I’d been...
Experimenting with new painting mediums, even for a short period of time, can be fun and inspiring, and expand how you use your current medium once you return to it.
Discover how an adventurous painting trip and amazing cultural experience leads to artistic risk, growth and connection, in this feature by Aaron Schuerr.
On painting small: Advice on how to scale down your composition and references to create effective small canvas paintings.
Acrylic can be painted on just about any support. Select among the many choices in this section for convenience, longevity and aesthetics.
The important thing about sketchbooks is not what they cost but whether they suit an artist's individual artistic needs. Learn more from Drawing magazine.
The perfect list of pinnable art and creativity quotes for artists, and those who aspire to be artistic. Find your inspiration here!
With art supplies, drawing materials, papers, paints, and pieces begging to be part of an assemblage, this place felt like a candy store, for artists.
From Drawing magazine: Learn about the history of artist sketchbooks and share a comment for your chance win art supplies from STAEDTLER!
I bring you today’s blog post with a humble bow to Vincent van Gogh, in honor of Ever Yours: The Essential Letters. It’s a collection of his correspondence that gives all of us a better understanding of his life, his challenges, his journey and his destiny.
Paper clay is a wonderful medium to use for DIY bowls and with the proper techniques, the end results resemble fired clay in appearance. While you can’t eat off of these DIY bowls, you can use them as trinket trays or simply display them empty for the beautiful works of art they are. I...