For Endless Variety, Paint Acrylic Flowers There’s a long tradition of painting flowers, but no matter how many paintings we see, they never seem to get old; probably because there’s an infinite number of colors, styles and compositions to bring something so beautiful and dramatic to the page. Whether Perhaps it’s the desire to...
Congratulations to the winners of The Artist's Magazine's 30th Annual Art Competition's Still Life/Floral category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue.
Gary Greene shares his step-by-step wet-on-dry technique for creating Flower Power (water-soluble colored pencils and wax-based colored pencil on paper, 17¾x24), as seen in the August 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist.
In celebration of colorful blossoms, today’s newsletter focuses on a unique floral painting by Lyn Diefenbach, of Yeppoon, Australia, third place winner in the Still Life and Floral category in this year's Pastel 100 competition.
Pastellist Lindesay Harkness’ floral still lifes and garden scenes look effortlessly beautiful. Her secret? She spent years learning to see the light effect and the value relationships on which it rests. In the June 2013 issue of Pastel Journal, Harkness details how she achieves stunning luminosity through careful attention to values and edges....
The keys to painting cut crystal in watercolor are a detailed drawing, masking fluid and patient glazing.
Lovely and elusive, reflected light adds life and dimension to your painting.
Congratulations to the winners of The Artist's Magazine's 29th Annual Art Competition. View the winning paintings of the floral/still life category of this art contest.
Learn Eric Wert’s oil painting tips and learn how to paint floral still lifes full of dynamic detail and gorgeous lighting effects. This step-by-step demonstration will take you through the drawing stage, the grisaille, adding the local color, finessing the individual elements and finishing with the tabletop and water droplets.
Water-soluble colored pencils are a wonderful tool for easy and colorful backgrounds. In this demonstration of a yellow lily, artist Kristy A. Kutch shows us how to combine colored pencil techniques with an old tooth brush and masking film to create rich, simple backgrounds for our flower subjects. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- How to Draw a Lily...