What Puts a Watercolor Beginner on the Expert Path? Every master was once a student. Every watercolor beginner deserves to hear–straight from the best teachers around–what can put them on that expert path. We contacted instructors worldwide with the expectation that they would each offer a distinctly different set of recommendations for today’s painters. Instead,…
Drawing is a fundamental skill for artists, emphasis on “skill,” meaning there are basic drawing rules and approaches that work, including these six tips on how to draw anything accurately.
It’s International Museum Day! Let’s celebrate with a look at the quirky and fun open-air museums out there for us to visit.
A paintbrush is only as skilled as the artist wielding it. So here’s how to wield it with an eye toward fun ways of creating paint texture.
In a pencil, how can watercolor still have that same looseness
Painting atmospheric perspective is a matter of several strategies including color and form as well as knowing key perspective drawing lessons.
Xanthopsia or not, Vincent van Gogh had a unique perspective and extraordinary way of seeing the world in terms of color.
How to Paint Abstract Art Step by Step It feels slightly awkward to try to explain how to create an abstract painting. The little voice inside my head sneers, “Isn’t it obvious? You just go crazy all over a blank piece of paper or empty canvas.” But that’s not the answer that satisfies the art…
When selling your paintings, this simple formula will help you decide just how you should price your artwork to ensure a larger return on investment.
Why Master Artists Chose Pastel I love art history. Love it with a passion. But I’m also woke to its shortcomings, most notably that the art history I was exposed to is but one art history among many. The art history of pastel drawings certainly fits the bill as a history that has been sidelined…
Check out the must-have color for seven master watercolor artists and you, too, can be on your way to finding your own personal must have!
Painting the light effects created by fog can be frustrating at first, so since we don’t want you to feel foggy when starting your next art piece, we’re here to share a quick and simple solution.