An Invisible Framework to Guide You Storytelling often comes naturally to artists. Sometimes the story starts on a single canvas or sheet of paper and doesn’t end until there is a gallery full of paintings, a suite of drawings, a set of illustrations, a series of fantasy art comic strips, or an entire graphic novel.…
What are the ultimate artistic goals? We talk with artists and suss out the issue. Consensus so far is: get to do awesome work, fame, and freedom.
Want Texture? Seek Unconventional Tools Breaking out of a painting rut sometimes requires a little more oomph than just adding another color to your palette or going from a still life to a figure painting. Sometimes your whole process needs an overhaul. A few years ago, artist Francis Di Fronzo took a fairly drastic…
Face drawing and facial feature sketching is all about thinking with an egg in mind. Here are the tips to get you in that mindset and keep you there!
Getting the color intensity you are after is about using color courageously. Three tips from Eleanor Lowden guide learning artists on that path.
Are you ready for a creepy art roundup? Well then, you’ve come to the right place! Here is a compilation of some of the scariest works of art history.
Discover the tips for success when it comes to pastel painting landscapes. Sketch on the go with an eye toward color and composition.
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Watercolor artist and instructor Jean Haines sounds off about embracing rich darks in watercolor painting and what you can do to succeed with them.
It’s the materiality—or, for many, that’s at least part of it. The buttery rich feel of oil paint moving across the surface can be a siren song for a painter. Bernard Chaet, a notable artist and Yale University professor, took a keen interest in the physicality of oil painting throughout his career. His book An…
The figure paintings of contemporary artist Kadir Nelson bring the historical past of America and African Americans to the present through paint and brush.
Remember making shadow art on the wall as a kid? Street artist Damon Belanger takes the shadow magic to the streets in California.