Drawing and painting faces is fun and exciting. The portrait artist is a living camera duplicating the individual's appearance with pen and ink or painting with acrylics or oil paints.
The butterfly has many meanings in Japan. Beautiful yet mysterious, the Japanese butterfly has made appearances on clothing, in media, in family crests, and especially in art. "The Art of the Japanese Butterfly" takes a look at the artwork of Japan which features this magnificent insect .
Answers to common artists' questions e.g. What's the best way for an artist to sign a painting? Should you date as well as sign a painting? How should you sign a fine art print?
How I painted a surfboard using Molotow paint markers and lived to tell the tale.
I love to paint Christmas cards each year, not only because I know how those who receive them look forward to a new card each year, but also because I love drawing and painting, and teaching drawing and painting. Making my own, homemade cards is a fun and relaxing activity - a great break from the...
Tony Varney, a fisherman, found a Painting 20 years ago, nobody claimed it, then when he went to sell it a claim was put on it. Who do you think the Painting belongs to? Latest News!
Mixed media can include a wide variety of things that you can include in paintings. Check out some ideas that you can use to create mixed media artwork.
If you are a beginner looking to venture into using acrylic paints then take a look at these hints and tips from an experienced acrylic artist.
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.
Grisaille is a classical oil painting technique involving color application over a grey scale underpainting. Learn more about the technique in this tutorial.