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.
Johannes Vloothuis addresses the challenges artists face when they want to paint waterfalls. Read his tips for painting water, and see an expert example here.
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.
Wilson Bickford is a popular art instructor who is ready to shed some light on one of the oldest art mediums: oil.
There’s something romantic and alluring about paintings of boats. It takes an understand of boating culture to successfully pull off a seascape or boat painting, and that’s where Terry Harrison comes in.