Learn how to draw a dog for a beautiful painting of a Golden Retriever in this step-by-step painting demonstration.
Learn everything you need to know about the types of art paper, plus canvases and panels in this article from The Artist's Magazine.
Scumbling (a colored pencil technique) offers control and very smooth, even application where you don’t see any strokes. Learn more in this free article!
Focusing on details early in the process is a lot of fun, but it invariably turns out a drawing that doesn’t look right. You have to start big and work small, which is why most skilled artists always start their drawings with a block-in.
Digital painting is a relatively new way to create art, and it’s only going to continue to gain momentum as technology advances and artists find new ways to explore digital art tools and techniques.
Urban sketcher Marc Taro Holmes, who shares a step-by-step demonstration on urban sketching with watercolor.
Gaela Erwin, a master at painting portraits, shares how she took one of her self-portraits in a new direction.
I experiment extensively with different brands of pigments in order to find the properties of each color that best suit my techniques. Because I paint in many layers, I have to be concerned with the drying properties of each pigment. I work with faster-drying colors in the beginning and then slower-drying ones for the...
Use our year-at-a-glance article index to easily locate all of your favorite pastel artists and articles that appeared in the 2015 issues of Pastel Journal. Click here for your FREE downloadable index: Pastel Journal Index 2015. Store this index on your desktop for easy access. It’s the perfect companion for your collection of 2015 Pastel Journal issues. Has one...
Check out this video preview of our new issue of The Artist's Magazine! It's chock-full of helpful tips, instruction and most importantly, the inspiration you need to get to work on your own masterpieces!
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