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.
Sheldon Tapley tackles art business questions, such as the originality of art and the variety of art school options.
Jean Pederson reports on the 2016 Fabriano in Aquarello, a celebration of watercolour art.
Free webinar! Join Linda Fisler as she welcomes Juliette Aristides for the next Art Chat.
As published in the April 2016 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, a few readers shared their grievances with our coverage of abstract artist Hildy Maze (“In Tune With Time,” January/February 2016) through letters to the editor. We’ve since received so many letters in response to and in favor of featuring nonobjective art that we’ve decided to...
Making a good painting is hard work, and requires a lot of energy. Managing your energy is important because the more you have, the better the work will be.
Join Lee Hammond in Florida for 2016 art workshops in drawing and painting with acrylic for beginners!
A guest blog post featuring painting tips from Jo Toye, author of Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting: Fun, Creative and Innovative Techniques. Get your copy at North Light Shop today and learn how to make abstract art! Start Three Paintings at Once, or, Don’t Put all Your Eggs (Paint) in One Basket by Jo...
Today I bring you a special collection of thoughts and reflections on painting from some of the artists featured in The Art Students League of New York: Works and Wisdom from The Artist’s Magazine. This download contains 70 pages of master paintings that will leave you in awe, not to mention the art techniques...
Working with a custom framer brings a host of benefits--especially when you understand what to look for, ask and expect.
Limiting the changes that you make from one painting to the next can greatly enhance your growth as an artist. Today I want to share why I believe working in a small format while learning, can yield big results, for abstract art and beyond.