Starting from Giotto in XIV century, the landscape is an important but complementary element of the paintings. It took at least 300 years for it to become an autonomous genre...
Painting landscapes with acrylics is best done from an indoor location. Use a photographed scenery as a model or look out a window for the scenery. Acrylics dry very quickly outdoors.
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.
This article provides an in-depth biography of painter Jackson Pollock. Included in this story are numerous quotations as well as photos of some of Pollock's greatest paintings.
William Russell Flint is among the great artists associated with "The Golden Age of Illustration" and his works are associated with classic fairy tales, in addition to myths and fables.
Have you decided to release your inner Monet but have no idea what the difference between tints, shades, tones and color are? Read on for a simple guide to get you understanding and underway with your painting.
The masters of Kangra paintings embody feminine tenderness with a silky touch. They have captured various facets and moods to discover the ultimate reality and the sensual beauty in fantastic colors.
The 16th century Spanish mystic St John of the Cross had a vision that he had translated onto paper. He had drawn the crucifxion from an unusual angle and when Salvador Dali saw this drawing, he was inspired. The Christ of St. John of the Cross is...
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.
Twelve years ago I decided to get a grip and TRY to paint with watercolors.As usual I tensed up, by stomach got knots in it and I felt this sinking feeling. Well it's hard to master. We are afraid of making a mistake, of doing something foolish,...