In honor or Inktober we salute the ballpoint pen, which has the power to inspire confidence and liberate an artist's powers of observation and expression.
Should pastels be blended, left unblended or be some combination of both? One renowned pastelist weighs in with his expertise and tips.
The problem solving stage is when artist Drew Price feels he can communicate the most with his work. Read more about our Artist of the Month here!
In this step-by-step pastel demonstration, learn to create colorful underwater scenes filled with realistic motion and dazzling light effects.
Top artists offer tips for drawing beginners, including exercises for getting started, pencil techniques and the basic measurements for the human figure.
This is why your portrait art will look lifelife and compelling -- figures have beautiful, realistic eyes. Here's how to create them!
Five pieces of figure drawing advice straight from the experts. Learn how to position your arm, begin a drawing, avoid "balloon torsos" and more.
To celebrate the LGBTQ community, we take a look back at how some artists helped construct a narrative of equality throughout history.
Patricia Schappler's graphite and collage work in bustling with unique style, and are painted faces of those in her life she loves.
Pastelist and teacher Bob Gerbracht died peacefully on April 28, at the age of 92, at his home in Pinole, Calif., in the company of his wife and daughters. A 2015 Pastel Society of America (PSA) Hall of Fame inductee, Gerbracht was best known for his portraits and figure paintings—and for...