Daniel E. Greene, whose career as a painter spans seven decades, has been committed to the pastel medium since first cutting his teeth in portraiture as a street artist in 1950s Miami. Although he has worked heavily in oil as well (most of his commissioned portraiture is done in that medium), in his personal work...
In Jane Radstrom's pastel painting, the human form moves as if it’s printed with lenticular lenses, yet with a nod to classical figure painting.
Kristy Gordon will teach you how to use both abstract and realism in your next painting with this useful step by step guide to painting in oil and acrylic.
I have to admit that I was too distracted by the masterfully rendered life drawings of Rob Liberace to at first pay attention to the medium that he uses to create figures with a reddish tint.
How to Draw Faces While drawing faces can be terrifying for beginning artists to approach, though there are few subjects that are more compelling than the features of a loved one. How many of us have itched to capture the cuteness of a young family member before their joy and wonder at the world...
Kevin Kelly paints a 48x80 canvas with acrylic, and shows, step by step, how he does it in this demonstration full of acrylic painting tips.
You can wish and hope and wish some more, but there’s only one way to achieve a level of greatness in painting art: to practice and study those who’ve paved the way before you.
When it comes to figure drawing, understanding the elements of lighting is key to successfully rendering the volume of the human figure.
How do I draw a person? How can I make my figures look realistic? What part of the body should I draw first? How can my figure drawings achieve a unique personal style? These are big questions, but they are some of the most common questions that artists young and old ask. And this has been the...
Gregory Halili paints watercolor cityscapes, portraits and butterflies with plenty of detail, but on a miniature scale—sometimes as tiny as 1-1/2x2 inches.
It’s hard to imagine that anyone would tell another person to give up on something. It’s even harder to believe that this happened to the artist who drew Weighted Stasis, the figure drawing featured today.