Colored pencil can create luminous effects and subtle hue shifts. Arlene Steinberg shows how to achieve these with an Icaraus Art heated drawing board.
Congratulations to our February Artist of the Month, Linda Besse! Linda was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting In the Pink is below. Read more about what sparked her artistic interest and how one interaction with a child instilled a sense of self-appreciation in her. Meade, WA ~ besseart.com My leap into the art...
Feeling mischievous? Ask a group of painters what colors are best for a plein air palette—then sit back and enjoy the show! But, as Michael Chesley Johnson explains, there are some basic considerations when selecting a palette for painting en plein air.
Contemporary realist Ephraim Rubenstein explains how his paintings of abandoned houses act as metaphors for loss and as reminders that life is a constant struggle.
Create your own color-mixing charts to save time finding the right color mix when you're painting and to keep a record of the color mixes you want in your painting arsenal.
Ephraim Rubenstein's depictions of temple and cathedral ruins combine an eye for dramatic composition with a masterful use of mixed media. "The emotional appeal of the subject matter dictates the medium," he says.
Congratulations to our January Artist of the Month, Susan Brandsema! Susan was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting Almost Home is below. Read more about how the artist how nature, photography and family all inspire her equally! Babylon, Long Island, NY ~ rsbabylon.fineartstudioonline.com My artistic journey began when I was...
Master basic drawing techniques and tips for drawing in charcoal, and you can render an eye-catching still life drawing.
Sheldon Tapley revitalizes the still life genre by combining aspects of contemporary life with with more traditional elements and painterly techniques.
Congratulations to our December Artist of the Month, David Larkins! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Let There Be Light is below. Read more about how the artist uses light and unusual vantage points to tell a more compelling, painterly story! ~Monroa, MI My parents recognized my drawing talent when I...
The first use of yellow pigments goes back to ancient times and, through the ages, artists have found additional pigments for yellows.