James Abbott McNeill Whistler coined the word “nocturne” for his moonlight art. See why painting at night is a great learning experience (and tons of fun).
As artists, learning to use rejection as a tool for success is key. Need a little encouragement? Take a lesson from Impressionism trailblazer, Claude Monet.
Discover a few tricks for painting clouds in watercolor, plus how to be successful when painting with this medium en plein air.
In March 1990, the biggest art theft in the U.S. occurred. Thirteen oil paintings were stolen from the Gardner Museum. Now a new detective is on the case.
Oil paint mediums have come a long way since the time of J.M.W. Turner. Here is what you need to know about the main mixtures through time.
No clutter in landscapes is a rule to live by. Let us teach you how to simplify your composition, starting with painting trees.
Creating art for commissions can supplement your income and lead to solid relationships with collectors. Here are five critical rules to follow to ensure success.
Delve deeper into why Vincent van Gogh painted so many sunflowers.
Plein air artists John Hulsey and Ann Trusty love their dogs. Here’s how their canine companions enhance their art-making process.
Even small changes related to our vision could affect our abilities as artists to judge subtleties of color, light and dark.
Explore Impressionism through the work of one artist, Václav Radimsky (1867 – 1946), born in the town of Kolin, on the Elbe River in central Bohemia.
When it comes to painting water en plein air, it’s all about color, texture and understanding light and shadow. Here’s what you need to know.