How do you define contemporary realism?
Learn what inspires watercolor artist Birgit O'Connor, as well as the most common mistake she sees beginners make, the first thing they should invest in, and more.
What artists want to paint and what collectors wish to buy do not always look the same.
Limitation may be one of the strongest tools available for artists. By restricting your tools, you may find that your ideas are free to grow.
Sharon Sprung on painting portraits and figures: "I seek a dialog between the two, to explore and provoke a more cohesive emotional experience."
Exclusive Q&A: Arianna Tamaddon, whose photorealistic paintings are currently on view, shares what inspires her to "dive into this space and unmask the artifice of these coveted female forms."
William Schneider, who is on the faculty of Pastel Live (August 2021), shares four "quick fix tools" to improve the values of your next painting.
Kristy Gordon takes us up close and personal in the process and purpose of her narrative painting, "Planetary."
Focusing on the "mundane, suburban scenes of domestic life" allows Zoey Frank to simultaneously play with another, more "formal" aspect of her paintings...
Art is a language and you, the artist, have the power to communicate beautiful messages through your interpretation of your subjects.