Explore the ins and outs of painting realistic rust textures with insights and tips from talented acrylic artists, Randy Van Dyck and Steve Wilda.
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.
We celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter by remembering Amanda Penley's amazing digital illustrations of the boy who lived and his magical world.
Principles of Linear Perspective with Mark and Mary Willenbrink Both magicians and artists entertain with illusions. Magician use smoke, mirrors and other props. The artist must rely on a flat two-dimensional surface to imply an illusion of visual depth and convince the viewer that a scene is three dimensional. One of...
This all-in-one guide provides beginners with some basic information on how to paint with acrylics, including painting techniques and tools.
The 80:20 ratio rule is a color theory that says a division of these percentages will attract a viewer's eye every time. See the differences.
Exploring the history of mechanical pencils, their strengths and weaknesses, and why artists should give them a chance.
Award-winning painter and international art instructor, Johannes Vloothuis, shares 10 oil techniques for better paintings.
In the 2015 Student Competition, we met Devon Rodriguez, an inspiring, young portrait and figure artist. His work has continued to improve and evolve ever since. Take a look below at some of the artist’s work. Don’t forget to enter this year’s competition today. ~ Student Competition Spotlight | Devon Rodriguez “I...
Beginner Paintings Are About Three Things: Surface, Brush, and Palette The first time I tried to paint it was a disaster. I was in a class and I didn’t know what I was doing. I loaded my brush with too much paint, I didn’t understand how to mix colors, and I...