Integrating realism and abstraction, working in acrylic, oil and watercolor, Harold Gregor awakens the light and energy of the prairie landscape he loves.
Yael Maimon is The Artist's Magazine's October artist of the month. She was a finalist in our annual competition last year with her pastel drawing.
To a large extent, the success of the presentation of your paintings and drawings literally hangs on the hardware you choose. A little knowledge could save your art!
Mary Ellen Johnson is a “precision realist” whose subject is all American, and yet also universal--it is food, delicious, memory-jolting, decadent food.
I began painting in a primitive folk art style and several of my paintings were featured in Early American Life Magazine. In 1999, the First Lady was impressed with the artists in a Traditional Craftsman issue. By Presidential invitation, I was honored to create a small folk art oil painting to decorate the Blue...
Shiny metal surfaces can’t help but catch a viewer’s eye. Paul Jackson's watercolor painting demonstration shows how to depict these shiny objects.
This free download, from Artists Network, features stunning still life fine art and the artists’ stories behind the creation of each the featured still lifes. Best Still Life Painting Techniques and Stories that Inspire, tells the stories of award-winning still life oil, still life watercolor, and other still life fine art from The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual...
I base my landscapes upon years of observation of the natural world, but the particular scenes I depict come from my imagination. For the painting that would be Pathway, I saw in my mind a dense forest with a path going straight through.
Restless and inspired, oil portrait and figure painter Katie O’Hagan feels her way as she perfects her craft, wrestles with new ideas and pursues her own path. Read her story and see a demonstration of her painting process.
Do the costs of an MFA degree outweigh the advantages? Deborah Bright, Chair of the Fine Arts Department at Pratt Institute says they do in an interview with John A. Parks.
“Just as we can look deep within a ruby so can we look deep within a skillful glaze.” This comes from Michael Wilcox, the author of a gorgeous book simply titled, Glazing. The following is an excerpt that gives a historical account of this oil painting technique. Also included below is “Texture and Glazing,” a close-up...