Watercolor artist Mark Workman shares his tip for achieving smooth gradations in a painting.
Learn about the various artists' pigments used to create the color black. Don’t hesitate to paint with black to achieve the richest, darkest values in your paintings. Choose from this list of black paint pigments provided by artist Koo Schadler.
Through May 4, 2012, save money on art instruction books for sale at NorthLightShop.com, during the "Crazy 8" sale. Each book is only $8.88, but hurry! Supplies are limited.
Artist Frank Satogata creates abstract paintings. Here, he demonstrates using warm and cool alterations in one of his paintings, featured in The Artist's Magazine.
Watercolor artist Michael Reardon shares his tip on choosing the right pigments.
Artist Louis Escobedo shares a tip for painting shadows.
Peek Inside Color Theory Made Really Easy with Sandra Angelo. In this free one-hour online event Sandra introduces you to the six workbooks in her 60-day Home Study Course, Color Theory Made Really Easy.
This past summer, Artist's Magazine contributing writer Judith Fairly visited Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read about its vibrant art scene in Fairly's article, "Eye on Albuquerque," in the January/February 2012 issue of The Artist's Magazine. In the meantime, enjoy this bonus article about The Torréon Fresco in Albuquerque.
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Paint, whether used to cover a house, an automobile or a canvas, derives its color from powdered pigments, each with its unique set of attributes. The medium I work in—traditional, pure egg tempera—must be made from scratch. Because of this, I work on a daily basis with powdered pigments, an experience that has given...