Music Time! Name the Tune That Puts You in the Creative Mood One of the questions I love to ask artists is what type of music puts them in the creative mood, or if they have a particular song that is their art anthem. From there the conversation usually diverts to talking about audio books,...
Color mixing techniques to get the perfect shades of green when painting with acrylic.
Follow The Urban Sketchers' Marc Taro Holmes as he employs his "tea, milk and honey" approach for applying watercolor to a sketch.
Want to know how easy it is to make your own paint? In this tutorial, you'll learn all you need to know, plus step-by-step photos to help get you started!
For many painters, the process of creating is filled with equal measures of enthusiasm and fear.
Not only is this stamping exercise great for letting loose and getting into a creative mindset, but it can also produce stunning results in your drawings.
Sketch me! That's what everyone waiting at the airport is asking you. As an artist, you have to accept, right? Here's how to stay creative at the airport.
Sometimes I have a really hard time focusing on my job. Like this morning…I set out to write about Nancy Reyner’s Acrylic Revolution, which is on sale. First I wanted to get my hands on a copy, so I asked around the office to see where I could find one. Moments later, a colleague...
We celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter by remembering Amanda Penley's amazing digital illustrations of the boy who lived and his magical world.
Cookbook art is the perfect combination of our two favorite things: good food, and good art! Here we dig into 3 artists and their DELICIOUS illustrations!
The painting process can be broken down into three separate cycles that each require a different type of energy, technique and approach.