Congratulations to our July 2016 Artist of the Month, Tong Luo! Luo was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His piece Lonely Girl can be seen below. Read more about Luo, his art education, what he tries to accomplish with his vision, and who has been a constant source of inspiration throughout his life. Guangzhou,...
Chris Cozen is back with guidance on acrylic painting for beginners! In today's guest blog post, be inspired with ideas for experimenting with color.
Are cheap canvases worth the savings? Johannes Vloothuis addresses this and more as he compares linen and cotton canvases and how to prepare them for painting.
In the Summer 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist Jan Brown shared how her time in art classes guided her away from her traditional paintings to more abstracted figures. We asked Brown to tell us more about how classes are transforming her work—read on to discover what she had to say. Acrylic Artist: What do...
Betsy Dillard Stroud shares inspiration for watercolor painting from several groundbreaking artists in this guest blog post.
In this guest blog post about art business, artist Nicole Alger shares her experience on how she became a professional artist.
Artist Lee Hammond discusses ways to create accurate drawings, including using the grid method, a plumb line, and the controversial projector.
Lee Hammond answers an art business question on the value of oils, watercolors, pastels, and drawings.
Congratulations to our June 2016 Artist of the Month, Soon Warren! Warren was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her piece Hearts in Heart is seen below. Read more about the artist below and why she considers creating art more than just a job. Fort Worth, Texas ~ soonwarren.com I have loved to...
All mediums can be easily corrected, except watercolor. Here are some new watercolor tips from Johannes Vloothuis.
When you have an idea for a new work of art, it can be tempting to want to let every aspect of it shine forth, providing a buffet of textures for the eyes to behold. But sometimes it’s best to choose a smaller set of details for the limelight.