8" x 10" Oil Pastel on Art Spectrum Colourfix, by Robert A. Sloan Here's the definition of "Painterly" as of the American Heritage dictionary: 1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a painter; artistic. 2.a. Having...
The "mother color" painting technique is a great method to create harmonious paintings. Learn about color harmony in painting, and how to pick and mix the mother color.
If you're curious about DIY chalk paint furniture, check out this article! Instructions, tips, and photos included.
Oil pastels are an underappreciated fine art medium and a gloriously frugal color sketch medium for pastels or oils or anything you want to do. This article describes both fine art and fun hobby art applications with...
Fine Art Tips. Learn the essential elements to include in your paintings. What makes a painting successful? How to plan composition, color palette, focal point, and the way to arrange shapes.
An artist from the San Francisco Bay Area - Dorsi Diaz - shares her window painting advice and exploits in learning and mastering this lost and dying art. She has painted windows for over 20 years.
An art teacher talks about childrens painting classes - why they are good for children. Even to the point of helping them on their SAT scores. Besides using imagination, painting helps a child think.
I’ve been doing portraits for a while now and I find them fun for me and fascinating for an audience. Each face has feeling and emotion. I am using pastel and collage to demo a portrait process.
A step by step instructional article on how to paint weeping willow trees using watercolours.
Have you ever wondered how people get their artwork to look just right, perfectly balanced and appealing? Does your picture resemble a hoarders house rather than a well structured composition? Read on for some tips on...