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13 Useful, Cheap Product Substitutions

Recently, I decided to gather together some of the DIY recipes I knew for making your own paints, glues, solvents, cleaners, etc. Along with other money-saving and on-hand product substitutions. I also reached out to my <i>Facebook</i> network. Here are some of the better substitutions I found.<p>***<p>PTFE …

Photo Manipulation

A Little Love Goes a Long Way: Basic French Macarons

Perhaps it's the rainbow of cheerful hues, the adorable two-bite size, or — most likely — the perfect crisp-chewy texture, but I just can't get enough of French macarons. Even when I'm stuffed to the gills, I can always make room for these tiny, delicate pastries.<p>True, macarons can be temperamental …

Dessert

10 Essential Watercolor Techniques All Painters Need to Know

Watercolor painting has long been a favorite medium of expression for enthusiasts and professional artists alike. Although you only need a brush and pigments to get started, watercolor is a material with many creative possibilities. By incorporating household supplies into your painting, you can …

Watercolor Painting

Every new title coming to Netflix Canada in April

Including Netflix's <i>Lost in Space</i> reboot, <i>The Florida Project</i> and a whole lot of Monty Python

Lost in Space

A Lesson in Fine Art : Chiaroscuro

Photo: Wheat Field with Cypresses, Van Gogh Gallery<p>Impasto describes a technique in which paint is layered thickly on a surface, so that it creates a …

The Guggenheim Puts Online 1700 Great Works of Modern Art from 625 Artists

If you were to ask me in my callow years as a young art student to name my favorite painter, I would have answered without a moment’s hesitation: …

Powerful portraits confront the politics of race and representation

Photojournalists and editors know it—some consumers do too—exoticism sells. People in the west are fascinated by images that reinforce their …

Step-by-Step Demo: Sea Painting

01<p>of 08<p>Starting With the Seascape Sky<p>The sea painting in this demo was done with acrylics, on a canvas sized 46 x 122cm (18x48"), using a 5cm (2") …

Botanical Illustrations Capture the Colorful Charm of Houseplants

In her collection of botanical illustrations, Brooklyn-based artist Laura Garcia Serventi beautifully showcases the charm of the humble houseplant. Rendered in the artist's characteristically colorful style, each painting captures potted plants' unexpected diversity.<p>In her <i>Gardens</i> series, Serventi …

Plants

Painting Demo: How to Paint Waves

01<p>of 09<p>Establishing the Painting's Composition<p>The sea is a perfect subject for painters of all levels and mediums. It also poses some real …

Painting Skin Tones

01<p>of 07<p>What Paint Colors Are Best for Skin?<p>Exactly what colors you use for painting skin tones and how many is a matter of personal preference and …

Illustrations So Sweet They'll Make You Crave Candy​

Realism and detail abound in Alice Lin’s floral illustrations.<p>Bundles of flowers drip droplets of sweet nectar as they bury the faces of creatures from a Wonderland. Within Alice Lin's dense and fascinatingly otherworldly paintings, refined technique elevates a surrealist style. Her works combine …

7 Steps to a Successful Painting

Each of us has been endowed with the ability to create. Some have actualized this ability more than others. Many people I know were discouraged early …

The Beginnings of British Romanticism

In honor of <b>John Constable</b>’s birthday month (it was his 241st birthday June 11th), let’s celebrate by talking about Constable’s prominent perch in the …

Art

Create a self-portrait with just 4 colours

Self-portraiture is one of the most rewarding challenges an artist can attempt. Because we know the landscapes of our own faces better that anyone …

Tutorials

Dunja Berdik Beautiful pencil Drawings

Dunja Berdik is using pencil, charcoal, chalk, colored pencil and watercolor drawing techniques.<p>her passion for drawing started in her early days …

How to Draw a Charcoal Portrait Step by Step

index >drawing tutorials >how to draw a charcoal portrait<p>I buy all of my supplies from Blick Art Materials. Buying your stuff from that link helps me …

Graphics

77 Things To See And Do In New York City

To help weed through the the tourist traps and last-season spots, we've compiled a guide of the essential things to do, see, eat, and buy while you're visiting the Big Apple.<p>New York City may not actually be that large in scale, but with thousands of stores, restaurants, museums and attractions …

Where to Find the World's Most Iconic Pieces of Art

While traveling the world, the most spectacular sightseeing opportunities are sometimes indoors. Next time you’re touring Europe, visiting Chicago, …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Art

Artist Uses Calligraphy Brushes to Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings of Birds

San Francisco-born artist Karl Martens creates beautiful paintings of birds using materials not often paired together – Japanese and Chinese calligraphy brushes with watercolor. What's most fascinating is that he paints all of his works by memory, without reference to any guide. What you'll notice …

Birds

WEIRD DRAWING

Everyone enjoys weird pictures that disrupt our conventional ways of thinking (as long as those disruptions don't require us to get up out of our …

Comic Books

18 watercolour techniques every artist should know

Watercolour is a versatile and flexible medium that can yield a variety of results. Also known as aquarelle, it's a painting technique in which the …

How to Use Design to Improve Your Painting's Composition by Ian Roberts

For powerful paintings, push design over subject. (Bonus: click here for a free download on Drawing Basics for the Beginning Artist!)<p><b>Design Rules!</b> <i><br>By</i> …

UX Design

Back to Basics -- Facial Anatomy

In this week's lesson for the Back to Basics workshop I demonstrated step-by-step how to create a portrait on toned paper …

5 Tips for Painting Better Portraits by Bob Davies

Do you struggle getting a likeness when drawing or painting a portrait?<p>You could be making one or more of the top 5 mistakes that tutor Peter Keegan …

How to Paint the Look and Feel of Spring - Artists Network

The colors in this work, Wall Street–Arches, Utah, by Carl Dalio, call to mind the scorching heat of a summer day, as opposed to the more delicate …

Color Palettes From Famous Movies Show How Colors Set The Mood Of A Film

Color sets the tone and mood of a film before any of the actors have even uttered a word. Directors Lilly and Lana Wachowski used a green tint in The …

Kill Bill