Learn more about drawing with markers and ink with this handy guide filled with essential tips and tricks from choosing the right materials to easy drawing techniques.
Oil painter Gregg Kreutz has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to boosting his creative process.
Sketch me! That's what everyone waiting at the airport is asking you. As an artist, you have to accept, right? Here's how to stay creative at the airport.
We celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter by remembering Amanda Penley's amazing digital illustrations of the boy who lived and his magical world.
Artist Arleta Pech demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve clear, glowing colors in your oil paintings with multiple transparent glazes.
To celebrate the LGBTQ community, we take a look back at how some artists helped construct a narrative of equality throughout history.
Patricia Schappler's graphite and collage work in bustling with unique style, and are painted faces of those in her life she loves.
Modern Oil Painting Needs an Old Master’s Boost: Glazing “Just as we can look deep within a ruby so can we look deep within a skillful glaze.” Powerful words from Michael Wilcox but he knows that of which he speaks–and delivers! The author of a gorgeous book simply titled, Glazing, Wilcox offered us this excerpt that gives...
Master basic drawing techniques and tips for drawing in charcoal. Then put your skills to the test to draw an eye-catching still life in just five steps.
If you’ve ever spread frosting on a cake, you have an idea of the textural possibilities when using a painting knife to create an oil painting. Deborah-Quinn Munson explains how you can achieve a variety of effects, from the sweeping strokes to refined details.
Learn the basics of two-point perspective by constructing a simple house together step by step. We’ll imagine the house is on a little hill and we’re viewing it from somewhere down the hill; that is, our eye level is below the house. The structure is turned so that it’s in two-point perspective—we can see...