Oil Painting for Beginners While I know that there are as many forms of art as there are artists, whenever I hear the word ART, the first thing I think of is oil painting, probably because I associate it with the masters. Oil painting brings to mind art museums and palettes filled with paint....
Learn how evoke emotion in your art by using the Munsell Color System. Charlotte Wharton, author of The Language of Energy in Art, explains how.
What tax deductions can artists take? Leonard D. Duboff of the The DuBoff Law Group addresses this question for artists and their art business.
“At the Auction,” a new solo exhibition of work by artist Daniel Greene, opened last night at Gallery Henoch in New York City. In his recent work, Greene focuses on the rarefied world of fine art auctions, capturing the drama and excitement of these high-pressure settings. According to Maureen Bloomfield in “The World...
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.
Rick Pas specializes in painting nature and wildlife, but his focus is on the abstract patterns and textures visible in nature, such as in the veins of a leaf or the tracery on a moth’s wing
Water is one of the most sought-out subjects in paintings. In this tutorial you will learn some valuable pointers on painting water reflections.
An excerpt from Ron Hazell's "The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor," on creating a value study.
Great Skin Tones Learning how to paint a figure or a portrait isn’t just about getting the proportions and features right, it’s about capturing the coloring of the person you’re drawing, and it’s just one of the many things that makes a person unique. Even doing a portrait of one person requires more than...
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.
Peggi Kroll Roberts shares how to make your watercolor painting loose and expressive with a step-by-step demo.