Stay current on the art news of the day with this rundown on what’s happening in the arts & culture arena. From Basquiat and Banksy to augmented reality.
Glazing techniques for that Old Masters glow can be ours too. I’m intimidated by the process but that stained-glass glow is irresistible! Let’s do this!
These are 10 ways that you can spot a painting artist, from how we act in museums and the rules we have about paint brushes and studio time.
Art is a proven mood booster for mental health. But is drawing or coloring better for tapping into the creative mindfulness?
When you think Sargent you don’t usually think figure drawing basics. But his drawings are messy, loose and fun. There’s much to learn here about line!
Following the destruction of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it’s crucial to know how to prepare and safeguard your art and treasured belongings in case natural disaster strikes.
I went through most of my adulthood thinking I couldn’t learn how to draw. I wanted to, but I didn’t know what the first steps of drawing for beginners actually were.
Discover a few tricks for painting clouds in watercolor, plus how to be successful when painting with this medium en plein air.
Children’s Book Features Famed Dots & Pumpkins Artist Yayoi Kusama is the beloved Japanese contemporary artist who turns humble dots and pumpkins into icons. She is also the subject of a soon-to-be-published children’s book. Kusama’s life and story (given a G-rated treatment) inspired Museum of Modern Art curator and author Sarah Suzuki to write Yayoi Kusama:…
Pastel Landscape Power! Engaging with my creativity is fun and yet can be stressful too! I set aside time and I am a big fan of the “creative burst,” in which I create a time-pressure situation to make a painting or do a series of sketches but if I don’t have a focus or a…
The strategies of the Impressionists were several fold when it came to creating dynamic ways of creating plein air art with an eye to color and light.
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.