Kay Nielsen is among the greatest artists associated with what is known as "The Golden Age of Illustration" and his works are associated with classic fairy tales, in addition to myths and fables.
Over the past several years Fantasy Art and Pinups have been gaining popularity at an unprecedented rate. Of course this has been building up over decades and some of the top artists have existed in obscurity for most of their careers.
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?
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...
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 some tips and techniques and useful links.
The powerful waves of The Great Lake Michigan are a driving force in the slow creation of beautiful pieces of driftwood. The wonder of the driftwood has captivated this artist for over 30 years. Time and again I have walked the beaches, from the...
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.
These tips and techniques will help you create fabulous works of art even if you haven't really painted much in the past. All you need it the freedom to try new things and a few simple tools.
Find out about Reverse Glass Painting (also known as Verre eglomise or 'hinterglasmalerei') - where the painting is painted on one side and then viewed from the other side.
If you are an admirer of Indian art, you must be familiar with Madhubani paintings -the folk art practised on mud walls and floors. They are relevant even today due to their social awareness causes.