Edge control is one of several tools which artists use to create quality paintings; but there are 14 governing factors that determine the degree of hardness or softness on the various forms that we paint.
Join art publisher Eric Rhoads on this episode of Art School Live, featuring Michael Holter!
Join art publisher Eric Rhoads on this episode of Art School Live, featuring American artist Ken Wilson!
Join art publisher Eric Rhoads on this episode of Art School Live, featuring today's guest Bill Davidson on color mixing and color values!
No-fear plein air painting requires a little planning, a healthy dose of respect for nature and a keen sense of humor. With these simple tips, you’ll be able to hit the ground running and make the most of your experience.
Watch this episode of Art School Live with Eric Rhoads, in which Lana Ballot gives a step-by-step painting demonstration on how to paint translucent waves that WOW!
Probably the same thing that challenged my progress as an aspiring artist many years ago, and the same thing that holds a lot of art students back: preconceived notions about the painting process. That was the short answer. Now for the long answer. I am going to attempt to tackle that question in a circuitous route, but one that hopefully will connect with the reader.
Coming to us from Scotland, Tony Allain shares a pastel painting demonstration during Art School Live with Eric Rhoads.
In this live interview with Eric Rhoads, Marla Baggetta takes us through a pastel painting demonstration you don't want to miss!
Learn how warming up or cooling down areas of your painting can provide unity and balance in your work. Bonus: Includes a step-by-step demo!
In this video interview with Eric Rhoads, watch as Jane McGraw-Teubner demonstrates a pastel landscape painting using analogous colors.
"It has been an exhausting and convoluted journey finding art materials that I am not allergic to."
In this interview with Eric Rhoads, Tim Oliver shares a practice that keeps him passionate about painting. Could it work for you?
When it comes to designing landscape paintings, artists usually have their own approach to making their paintings work, but there are certain common threads worth noting.
Starting with a solid framework in pencil gives this Texas artist the freedom to face outdoor scenes more spontaneously in watercolor.
In this interview with Eric Rhoads, colorist Camille Przewodek explains why she stresses the importance of color blocking for artists, which she compares to practicing scales for musicians.
Stephen Quiller is a legendary artist known for teaching color and color theory. In this interview, he discusses painting with casein and more with Eric Rhoads.
The qualities of acrylic don't have to be a disadvantage en plein air. How?
What makes a painting successful at the finish might just be what you do at the start. Check out these underpaintings and advice from Barbara Jaenicke, who is on the Pastel Live faculty!
It’s hard for a lot of artists to “take the plunge” into full-time painting, let along taking up art in the first place. However, this story is about as extreme — and entertaining — as it gets.