For years I avoided watercolor because I believed the talk: Watercolor is HARD. This just isn’t so. I have a few simple tips and techniques to help you discover the beauty of watercolor for yourself.
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 .
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!
An interesting find by the community dumpster leads to an intriguing investigation into an old and beautiful painting.
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...
Still rolling on my 100 Hubs Challenge... can I catch up for the three days I missed by starting late? Derwent is a very wicked British pencil company, formerly called Rexel Cumberland, which has plotted for centuries to soak up as much of my...
This article challenges the reader to consider what truly makes something "art". Is the end result of what is achieved through drawing or painting art? When is it not art? The writer ponders how art has been defined and categorized while offering his own opinions along the way.
Want to start a painting but you're not sure where to begin? Here is a list of things to decide before you start to paint with acrylics, oils, watercolors, or any other media.
Up until the discovery of petrolatum and the introduction of toxic chemicals, paints were created using natural ingredients such as: linseed oil, lime, casein from milk, turpentine, citrus oils, chalk and hemp oil. Natural pigments were also used...