In this snippet, Laurin McCracken shares the answers to some common watercolor painting questions regarding the materials he uses.
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!
Simplify form and build composition with large brushstrokes. Karen O’Neil shows you how in this free demonstration from the April 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.
How three Facebook friends decided to create still life paintings in watercolor centered around the same selection of objects.
Choosing a subject can be tough, as not every muse will be right for every project. Read these 3 artists tips on mastering your subject matter.
On painting small: Advice on how to scale down your composition and references to create effective small canvas paintings.
Painting light and color has never been this beautiful! As a painter of pastel and oils, artist Desmond O’Hagan loves the variety of options when working with pastels–with so many colors to choose from, pastel is the perfect choice for painting light and color. Balancing warm against cool, light against dark, and intense against...
Get back to basics with a still life painting! Still life paintings allow you to take your time to focus on light and shadow, values, color, and shapes in a controlled atmosphere. Setup a Simple Still Life A great still life begins with the setup. Follow Richard Robinson’s tips for setting up a simple still life....
Congratulations to oil painter Kelly Birkenruth, our February Artist of the Month! Birkenruth was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her piece Limes and Laughs can be seen below. Read more about the artist and why the limes in the piece were a fun challenge for her. Avon, Connecticut ~ kellybirkenruth.com My paintings tend to take...
Jaye Schlesinger finds an evocative subject in packaging. She shares a free oil painting lesson on how she created this still life of a Tiffany bag.
Richard Whitten may spend years developing the concept and composition of his trompe l'oeil paintings. See the creative stages behind "Thaumatrope."