“These places I paint, I know them intimately,” says Thomas McNickle of the tranquil surroundings located just minutes from his Pennsylvania home. “Even as a little child, I had two overwhelming interests in life: one was art, and the other was nature." Get his must-have tips for plein air sketching here!
Patricia Guzmán celebrates the indigenous people of Mexico in watercolor portraits that defy stereotype and shine a light on the displaced, disappeared and forgotten. Follow along step-by-step in this stellar watercolor demonstration!
Ian Ramsay pushes his architecture- and maritime-inspired watercolor landscapes beyond the facts of his reference photos to create mood and a feeling of being there. View some of these enchanted vistas here!
Liz Haywood Sullivan shares a detailed lesson on how to paint a landscape using pastel.
The following book review of “Richard Diebenkorn: The Sketchbooks Revealed” appears in the summer 2016 issue of Drawing magazine. For lots more drawing instruction and reviews of other drawing books, subscribe to Drawing. ~~~ Browsing the sketchbooks of a great artist can be a thrilling experience. As we turn the pages, we’re bowled over by the mastery...
When working in oil, Deborah Quinn-Munson will pick up a palette knife to begin activating the surface. In this free demonstration, she shares her process, from storyboard to finished painting.
Mark Menendez, who teaches colored pencil techniques at ArtistsNetworkTV, is here to share some tips on how to draw a cat.
Sarah Parks explains how to use basic figure drawing techniques in this demonstration on how to draw a child for beginners.
Today we feature two artists who create watercolor landscapes that were born out of pushing limits.
Painting with acrylics while incorporating elements of collage allows for an intuitive process of experimentation and discovery.
Christine Ivers's pastel nocturnes beautifully capture the warm glow that can only be seen at night, but the technique she uses need not be mysterious to you.