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Looking for a specific art subject? Find articles about still life, figurative, portrait, animal/wildlife, landscape paintings and other painting subjects in this collection of art resources. Read free articles from your favorite fine art magazines, and discover step-by-steps, painting galleries and more!

How to Paint Water

Learn How to Paint Water in Watercolor: 3 Demos

There are so many ways to approach the subject of water in your watercolor art, but sometimes, the simplest approaches are the best. Gordon MacKenzie demonstrates three approaches to the subject and shows that learning how to paint water can be fun, with achievable results right away.

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Top 10 Oil Painting Tips from Johannes Vloothuis

A master painter and favorite art workshop instructor, Johannes Vloothuis teaches thousands of students how to paint with oil (among other mediums), so we asked him for his Top 10 Tips for Oil Painters. We think you’ll agree that these essential painting techniques should be in every artist’s tool kit. 1. Use Underpainting or Fast...

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10 Essential Watercolor Tips from Jane Blundell

Try these 10 watercolor tips when choosing and mixing colors and pigments for your palette: Choose colors you love. Some people add all sorts of pigments to their palettes because someone they admire loves them. If you don’t enjoy them yourself, they won’t get used. Choose colors that are useful alone and in mixes. For example,...