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.
How well do you know the life and art of Neo Plasticist and Dutch master, Piet Mondrian?
These four tips straight from the experts will have you painting realistic portraits like a pro.
From surface texture to color considerations to the purpose of the artwork, here’s what you need to know to choose the right paper for charcoal drawing.
Paint Flowers to Get It All You don’t have to think terribly hard to figure out that the painting genre that has all of these characteristics in common is floral painting. It is a practice that has inspired artists to create beautiful, graceful paintings for centuries. But to paint flowers in a way that doesn’t…
Art and tech coming together is a beautiful thing. Send Me SFMOMA is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s answer to a harsh reality.
Artist Emily Falco understands watercolor painting so well that she “thinks” in it, too!
Georgia O’Keeffe carefully crafted her image, creating a mythic persona. From wrap dresses, kimonos and pantsuits, each piece was a specific choice.
Use Composition & Perspective to Change It Up No matter the venue, the accepted rule of thumb is that a painting should always be hung just above eye level. As a result, many artists create paintings with this point of view. That means perspective and composition become even more important if an artist wants to…
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Master painter and instructor Quang Ho discusses how he approaches detail in still life painting and what stepping away from the hydrangeas means.
A closer look at the urban landscape paintings of the Impressionists, plus four tips on how to paint exciting cityscapes of your own in any medium!