Sherrie McGraw is a representational artist who understands painting abstract art is not about zigs and zags but about concept and intention.
Who Truly Dominated 20th Century Modern Art? 100 years produces a lot of ripple effects. Especially in the art world. But who made the biggest splash? In 20th century modern art there are tons of contenders and plenty of opinions to go around. Was it Picasso or Duchamp? Jump forward a few decades. Was it…
When we ask what it means to be an artist, is it just about mastering art techniques, or is the answer something altogether different?
Explore ink drawing artists of note and what makes their work so unique and exceptional. Delve into pen and ink art to understand the medium’s possibilities.
In a rare video clip, learn how Claude Monet crafted his landscape paintings, from how he held a brush to his gestures and more.
Henri Rousseau is known for painting animals from his imagination alone. His canvases depicting exotic animals were completely invented in his studio.
Don’t have a designated studio to make art? You’re not alone! Here are three quick ways to make the most of your art-making space — wherever it may be!
Drama in a landscape means everything. That’s where sunset paintings come in. The epitome of drama, no? It’s Mother Nature giving it her all!
The work of the first African American to have his work represented in a commercial gallery, Jacob Lawrence, goes on an eight city tour.
Let five watercolor masters guide and inspire you. For a beginner painter their creative links are worth sussing out and mimicking.
Did Leonardo da Vinci Sketch an Unclothed Mona? Leonardo da Vinci is having an art world revival with the 500th anniversary of his death coming in 2019. There’s a Leonardo di Caprio bio pic on the horizon and a recent new biography hitting the stands. Now Parisian curators and conservators have come down on the side…
Do you know these three basic characteristics of any good painting? Keep these key tips in mind as plan your next composition.