When figure drawing, one of the biggest considerations an artist must make is how to present the model–clothed, in a full-on costume, or nude.
Who really is to blame for the art heist of the ages? Here’s our lineup of suspects, including Pablo Picasso!
Leonardo da Vinci Biopic to Star Hollywood’s Leading Leo In an upcoming biopic, Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to star as Old Master Leonardo da Vinci. The project is based on a soon-to-be published biography written by notable author Walter Isaacson. Isaacson, whose book publishes in October, also penned the film fodder for Steve Jobs, starring Michael…
If you’re just starting out in watercolor painting, here are a few tips and gorgeous paintings for inspiration to get you going.
One of the most noteworthy aspects of Julie Heffernan’s work is how it supports the idea that oil painting is not just about paint application.
Thanks to a good Samaritan in New Mexico, Woman-Ochre by Willem de Kooning has finally returned to the University of Arizona Museum of Art.
If you aren’t going to really push it when you make a landscape painting, it is going to be completely forgettable.
Who are your favorite artists? We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 greatest artists of all time, including the reasons why.
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Well, what about art forgery?
Contemporary Figurative Artists Are Staking a Claim I roll my eyes every time I hear about representational and figurative art and realism being “imperiled.” Why? Because there are so many important representational artists painting right now. It’s almost offensive how people think legitimacy comes with the passage of time. History can be a great equalizer,…
Learn the story of how communist and Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros’ Experimental Workshop influenced the iconic art of Jackson Pollock.
Painting on the go can be a puzzling challenge until you come to the realization that watercolor is a traveler’s best friend! Here’s why!