When we ask what it means to be an artist, is it just about mastering art techniques, or is the answer something altogether different?
In a rare video clip, learn how Claude Monet crafted his landscape paintings, from how he held a brush to his gestures and more.
Watercolor Art of the City Arches, towers, doorways, bridges, and vaulted ceilings — I love all aspects of architecture and engineering. And, it was through these things that I first started to appreciate plein air painting. Before, when I was trying to understand what plein air was all about, I was sort of “meh” about the idea…
Discover a few tricks for painting clouds in watercolor, plus how to be successful when painting with this medium en plein air.
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.
Learn how to paint imagined places and situations from French artist Philippe Jacquet, who captures worlds of creativity and invention.
No clutter in landscapes is a rule to live by. Let us teach you how to simplify your composition, starting with painting trees.
If you aren’t going to really push it when you make a landscape painting, it is going to be completely forgettable.
When sketching on the go, you’re usually painting small. But does that mean a study can’t be a painting?
Do you know how frustrating it is to love something but have so many holes in your body of knowledge of it? That’s me with mixing color.
Painting light in nature is a matter of observation and color control.
Artist Emily Falco understands watercolor painting so well that she “thinks” in it, too!