Murals are always a fun surprise. One minute you're walking down a city street composed of muted grays and faded blacks, and the next, you're staring at a colorful urban masterpiece, painted joyfully across the side of a building. We're lucky enough to have some stunners here in Cincinnati, but Philadelphia is universally recognized...
Expert Jacqueline Newbold will discuss choosing locations for painting en plein air, reference photos, and more travel art journal tips in a FREE webinar!
Check out this review and giveaway of Margaret Peot’s Alternative Art Journals by Quinn McDonald, a writer and certified creativity coach. Here’s what she had to say about it: “The variety is big and interesting. The suggestions for alternatives are challenging so the book is suitable for beginners and advanced artists as well as...
Anne Kubitsky shares the story behind her inspiring "Look for the Good" project, in which she invites everyday people to share a glimmer of gladness with her, and the world.
Koo Schadler makes transfer paper in “any color of the rainbow,” using pigments or pastels, solvent and parchment paper. Find out how and why in "Ask the Experts."
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...
Mixed media artist Cynthia Lockhart brings a painter's eye to fabric constructions, coupling a pitch-perfect sense of color with sophisticated shape relationships in her collages.
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery will present the "Outside in Ohio: A Century of Unexpected Genius" exhibition from July 26 - October 14, 2012, displaying the work of 18 Ohio artists who have never studied art.
Ephraim Rubenstein's news series of mixed media drawings of ancient temples and cathedrals harnesses the expressive power of the wax-resist method. Here, he shares a step-by-step demonstration of how he created Selinunte II (mixed media, 50x38). Don't miss this free demo of his work.
In September The Art Students League of New York will present a mixed media workshop hosted by Lisa L. Cyr where she'll demonstrate her mixed media techniques. Read here for registration information.