Jane Barry

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How A Fine Artist Built A Million-Dollar, One-Person Business That's True To Her Vision

Iris Scott, 34, makes her living finger painting. That might sound like nice work if someone else is paying your bills, but the Brooklyn artist—known for her impressionistic paintings of the natural world in psychedelic colors—is fully self-supporting. She broke $500,000 in revenue last year and …

Social Media

Seven Secret Sources for Cheap (Free, Really) Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you!

Wall Art

How to Be an Artist, According to Henri Matisse

La danse, 1909.<br>Henri Matisse<br>Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts ArchiveIn the early 20th century, a 30-something Frenchman named Henri Matisse …

Watch 9 Iconic Artists at Work: Vintage Videos of Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Renoir, Monet, Escher & More

<b>Claude Monet, 1915:</b><p>We've all seen their works in fixed form, enshrined in museums and printed in books. But there's something special about watching …

Painted in Mexico, 1700–1790: Pinxit Mexici

Exhibition Overview<p>The vitality and inventiveness of artists in eighteenth-century New Spain (Mexico) is the focus of this exhibition, which presents …

Over 450 full-text art books by The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to download and read online for free.

<b>American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art</b> <br>Libin, Laurence <br>(1985)<p><b>American Painting in the Twentieth Century</b> <br>Geldzahler, Henry …

The Woman Who Saved Vincent Van Gogh

<i>More than a century after his death, Vincent Van Gogh continues to enjoy such Brobdingnagian love and fame that it would nearly be an exaggeration to</i> …

Art

Chasing Rembrandt’s Mughal Paintings

<b>One never realised Rembrandt looked at such a variety of Indian paintings. You’ve paired several Mughal and Deccani paintings with sketches that</b> …

Edgar Degas | Joseph-Henri Altès (1826–1895) | The Met

Georges Grappe. <i>Edgar Degas</i>. Berlin, [1908], ill. p. 8, as "Portrait Mr. Altès".<p>Paul Lafond. <i>Degas</i>. Vol. 1, Paris, 1918, ill. p. 31.<p>Paul Lafond. <i>Degas</i>. …

Monet, Renoir and Cézzane: The colors of Impressionism

A revolutionary approach in capturing the effects of light, painting outdoors and using pure, lighter colors has transformed masterpieces into the …

Art

Why Artists Use Gold Leaf and How You Can Make Your Own Ethereal Paintings

For centuries, artists and artisans have turned to <b>gold leaf</b> as a way to make their creations shimmer and shine. Evident in everything from ancient artifacts to modern masterpieces, the glistening gold accents can add an ethereal touch to any work of art.<p>Today, many contemporary creatives continue …

John Singer Sargent, American Artist

- Advertisement -<p>American Artist John Singer Sargent, considered the leading portrait painter of his generation, was born in Florence, Italy, on …

Art

Artists Materials - Making Your Own Water-Based Paint

This is a tutorial on how to prepare the grinding tools and disperse pigments into water to make your own water-based paint. This technique can be …

Particles

100,000 Digitized Art History Books Are Now Freely Available Online to Any Art Lover

In celebration of its 4th anniversary, the Getty Research Portal has been redesigned to make it easier for art history buffs to explore, share, and download the 100,000 freely available digitized art history texts it hosts—which you can search for directly, or filter by creator, subject, language, …

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

Makeup

How to Paint Sunlit Snow

Painting snow is not as simple as applying white to a composition. You must capture the unique shadows, lights and colors to create a realistic snowy …

Quinacridone Magenta vs Permanent Alizarin Crimson (Daniel Smith Watercolor)

I've a viewer on Youtube who asked me if Quinacridone Magenta is a better colour than Alizarin Crimson. So I created a video to answer the question, …

13 YouTube Channels to Teach You How to Paint for Free

Always wanted to learn how to paint, but were afraid to enroll in a class? Free online painting tutorials may be right up your alley, helping you get comfortable with both basic and advanced techniques right from home. Whether you are interested in acrylic or oil painting or learning how to use …

Digital Art

How to master the art of perfect picture hanging

Hanging art, pictures and photographs correctly can be a daunting task. Art and framing consultant Marcus Wells shares his expertise.<p><b>What do pictures</b> …

The Greatest Collection of Renoir, Matisse, Monet, Degas, and Other French Impressionists Is More Accessible Than Ever

The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia has just made a huge technological advance<p>French Impressionist fans, rejoice: the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia has just made over half of their collection available online with open access, meaning you can now download images of works by Renoir, Cézanne, …

Fabriano EcoQua Pocket Notebook Review

This is Part 4 of my Mega Monster Review series on pocket notebooks. You can visit the main Mega Monster Review page for a listing of all the …

How to Paint Glass in Watercolour by Bob Davies

<i>By Diana Boanas</i><p><i>Diana is one of Art Tutor's most prolific Members, producing some stunning work, often in depicting mundane subject matter, that</i> …

How to Paint Game of Thrones' Drogon in SketchBook

Do you watch Game of Thrones? Well, who doesn’t! This season we’ve had a chance to take a closer look at Daenerys’ three dragons—mighty beasts …

Graphics

Foliage is the Cherry On Top of Your Landscape Paintings

Spruce Up Your Landscape PaintingsRegardless of the season, adding foliage effects can take your landscape paintings to the next level of success. …

Oiling Out to Even the Gloss or Shine on a Painting

<i>"I have a water-mixable oil portrait that won't be ready to varnish for some months yet, but some areas are glossy from glazes and some areas are</i> …

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These 6 Watercolor Hacks Will Make You and Your Wallet Happy

Watercolor Painting Hacks Savvy Artists Will LoveDo you love taking time out to focus on your creativity, but you are on a budget? Save time, save …

Robert Oster Signature Ink Swatch Tests – Final Batch

Well it had to happen eventually. Here is the final batch in the Robert Oster Signature range and as to be expected, Rob never disappoints. With his …

What the Apple Pencil Does Well

When the iPad fits a task well, there's no question for me that it's superior to a laptop. It's not better at everything, but in a few ways it beats …

Ocean Water in Watercolors Painting Tutorial