Brandywine River Museum of Art’s “Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect” could change what you think about popular artist Andrew Wyeth.
Learn how to oil paint in the alla prima style, with these four simple rules. That means in the present moment, all in one go. It’s about keen observation and making every stroke count!
Attack your canvas with more paint texture, whether grazing it with a tissue, scratching at it with a blade or building up the surface.
It’s All About How You Mix Colors & Interpret the Details Sometimes it is difficult to put aside real-world stresses and tasks when it comes time to pursue our art. To-do lists, family matters, and social obligations crowd in, making it almost impossible to concentrate. One of the ways I clear my head is to…
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My guilty pleasure in art happens to be Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but there is one still life painting I love with no guilt at all. Here’s why!
An iconic pop culture actor, Val Kilmer has also explored another art form: painting. With abstract & pop culture pieces, his first art show debuted in NYC.
Gustave Courbet: The Rebel of the Romantic Movement Learning the details of an artist’s life–the drama, the struggles, the mundane–can make their history and contributions to art really come alive. Gustave Courbet’s life fits that bill. I loved discovering all the details of how he was heralded as a rebel of the Romantic movement and is…
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.