Painting

Back-to-School Sale Composition Book Round Up Part 2

My last post was incomplete. I’d only been able to get books at Target and Staples. This week I went to two of the three the local Walmarts. One had …

Art

How to Create a Sign Language Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop

Love is... <i>universal</i>.<p>Learn how to create a digital painting inspired by the American Sign Language (ASL) alphabet in this Photoshop tutorial. I'll …

Photoshop Tutorials

Adobe Research team proposes more playful way to mix colours digitally

Researchers at software brand Adobe have developed a prototype tool that allows users to mix colours on screen as if they were working in real …

Adobe

Exhibition celebrates China’s Army Day

TO celebrate the 90th anniversary of China’s Army Day on August 1, an exhibition featuring a cluster of sculptures and paintings, under the theme of …

Oil Paintings

The Best of Both Worlds

-By Julian Totino Tedesco <br>Hey everybody! I'm super excited to become a small part of the MC family. As many of you, I've been visiting the site on …

The Arts

Here is how to overcome wind when light painting

Light painting involves long exposure, and as we know, this is when you want everything to be perfectly still. So, in cases like this, the wind is …

Light Painting

Vary Your Plein Air Paintings With Different Limited Color Palettes

Plein air painters use a variety of different limited palettes and some even vary their color palettes depending on their location, weather and …

The Arts

A Step-by-Step Abstract Art Painting Demonstration

01<p>of 08<p>Getting Into Abstract Art<p>Abstract art is not the kind of art Karen Day-Vath (view personal website) had foreseen herself creating, but her …

The Arts

If You Can Paint, Why Do Abstracts?

<b>Question:</b> <i>"If you can draw [paint] why would you want to do abstract? It would be going backwards in your artistic growth, it offers absolutely no</i> …

The Arts

7 Stunning Watercolor Effect Ideas for Painting Up Your Space

<i>Get inspired with these</i> <i>ideas for bringing a painterly watercolor effect into your home.</i><p>There’s something super chill and zen about watercolors. …

Home Decorating

Claudia Grutke’s paintings are relationships betw...

<b>What are the major themes you pursue in your work?</b>A part of me always wanted to be an artist. But I did the sensible thing first and chose a very …

Artists

Going Abstract - How to Draw Abstract Art

What is Abstract Art?<p>Abstract art is a bit like music. Just as a tune is an arrangement of sounds in time, with no meaning (not trying to 'sound …

Abstract Art

Top !--$ITEM_COUNT--> Recommended Books on Figure Painting

Painting the human figure is a very rewarding challenge. These books provide not only help on the basics such as anatomy, proportion, and techniques, …

The Arts

Grumbacher Finest Artists’ Watercolor

Grumbacher Finest Artists’ Watercolor is one of our sponsors for World Watercolor Month and they sent a set of tubes for review. Today I present a …

The Arts

Painting With Hammers

All art is ephemeral. Melbourne street artist Rone embraces the fact. Paste-ups plastered on tower-blocks peel and fade, and the abandoned warehouses …

Street Art

GUEST FEATURE: “Inspiring Your Inner Artist” by Sandy Allnock

Hi there! My name is Sandy Allnock, and I live with two rambunctious puppies just south of Seattle, Washington. I have an art degree from Frostburg …

The Arts

Review: Franklin-Christoph 1901 Mixed Grade Pencils

For those of you not as obsessed with stationery as I am, Franklin-Christoph (FC from here) is a fountain pen company that prides themselves on …

Mixed

Five Steps to Choosing a Paint Shop For Your Custom Motorcycle Project

Motorcycle painter and customizer, Rhonda Hoffman shares tips on finding a paint shop for your custom bike project.<p>Ever since I wrote the custom …

The Arts

Adventurers - Human Wizard

During my Olim Adventurers project, I naturally had to paint a miniature for myself. Human Wizard. I love the aesthetic of Privateer Press' steampunk …

Art

SmArtSchool Class with Greg Manchess, Sept. 2017

--Greg Manchess<p>My SmArt School class starts up again in September!<p>The images you see here are examples of demonstration pieces I do live during the …

The Arts

Oil Painting: What You Need to Get Started

So you’re interested in becoming an oil painter? Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Van Gogh? Perhaps you’d rather paint the light like …

Oil Paintings

How to Use Chalk Paint in Your Home | Architectural Digest

Annie Sloan, creator of Chalk Paint®, shares her tips<p>DIY novices, fear not: refurbing your furniture is much simpler than you may think. Repainting a dresser, bookshelf, or mirror doesn't have to be an arduous task, and can be tackled in a weekend afternoon with decorative paint. Upon graduating …

The Arts

A Cat Comes To Life: 6 Hours In 150 Seconds

People know their pets. They would have no problems picking them out of a line-up. So when it comes time to paint a portrait of a much-loved pet, …

Cats

Family searches for answers in whale paintings

A Georgia teen's family is looking for answers after they say she took her life in an alleged on-line suicide game called the "Blue Whale Challenge." CNN's Kaylee Hartung reports

TBS

How to draw a landscape with pastels

Soft pastels are a great medium to work with, because they enable you to draw and paint at the same time. You hold the stick of pigment in your hand …

Tutorials

Learn More About Art Paint Brushes

01<p>of 18<p>How the Size of an Art Paint Brush is Indicated<p>Artist's paint brushes come in an array of sizes, shapes and hairs. Find out more about the …

The Arts

A Yellow House Spins the Color Wheel for a Whole New Look

Michelle was less than enamored with the yellow exterior of her home. After lady luck stepped in to help her snag a house painting service at a …

Houses

Paint wet-on-wet in oils

Painting ‘alla prima’ (that is, painting wet-on-wet, in one session) is the ideal technique for embracing the nature of oil paints. There is …

The Arts

How I used machine learning as inspiration for physical paintings

I’ve been painting graffiti under bridges and in abandoned buildings since I was 15. I grew up in San Francisco when street art was booming. Inspired …

Street Art

Exploring The Relationship Between Photography And Painting Through The Use Of Light

Artists of the impressionism movement were interested in trying to capture the changing effects of light on landscapes by careful analysis. They …

Photography