... "And I learned to accept the convoluted process I personally need to go through to finally say 'YES!' to new opportunities."
Representational painter and plein air artist Johanne Mangi is known internationally for her animal and floral fine art. When we asked her if she had any unusual habits as a painter, she had these gems to share.
When painting nocturnes in urban areas, I’ve had all kinds of encounters with ...
One artist shares the surprising and unusual methods he uses for creating effective values, edges, marks, and more.
If you have questions about how to use water-mixable oils, start here with this Q&A from Christine Lashley.
Understanding how to paint the light is a common conversation topic for plein air artists, and it’s one that came up during a special talk led by ...
"Many people use a toothbrush, but a toothbrush makes the spatters too even for me," says Richard Sneary. Here's his quick tip on how to make natural-looking marks with watercolor.
Check out a short and simple landscape painting demo that focuses on the underpainting part of the process.
Have just a moment? Check out this quick tip from Iain Stewart on how to make the most of your next art workshop!
In addition to technique, your intention and ability to improvise play a key role in painting waterfalls and waves, and in creativity.
This list has it all: gorgeous frames, beautiful paints, and even a cute art-themed ornament!
In this Art School Live interview with Eric Rhoads, Kami Mendlik shares one of her biggest secrets: how in any medium, with any painting, you can bring your paintings alive with light.
Brienne Brown shares her approach to painting with watercolor in this quick tip for beginners.
Watch as Douglas Fryer shows you how to use an unconventional tool for painting, including how he "triple loads" it with color.
In this Art School Live interview with Eric Rhoads, Melanie paints a fall landscape using only a palette knife.
Check out this helpful list of tips from Carrie Curran, who lays out what you should do before painting, advice for sketching your scene, and steps for success.
If you want more vibrant and rich color with deeper darks from your watercolor, watch this episode of Art School Live with Eric Rhoads, as he welcomes guest artist Stewart White.
Plein air painter and fourth-generation artist Jed Dorsey shares his tips for getting brilliant color into your next landscape painting.
Try these exercises at home to sharpen your plein air skills, and create better designs on the spot.
Because the diversity of cloud paintings is so unexpected, we offer the following practical advice for painting clouds and skies.