Using pencil, ink, charcoal, or crayon on paper, Assael could easily draw any sitter into classicized perfection, but he has more interesting plans.
This November, you can study under the world’s top master artists and change your painting skills forever.
Discover what the classical tradition means to master artist Daniel Graves, including the question he continually asks himself while painting.
Driven by a love for painting in a traditional style, Eric Johnson shares his inspiration and his insights, including why he began creating his own paint pigments.
Meet Vicki Sullivan, an Australian contemporary realist painter and this week’s top Realism Today Ambassador!
The idea of seeing — truly seeing — is where Aristides wants her students to start, eventually finding their way to the creation of beauty, which she considers a “portal to meaning.”
Meet Tiffany Dae, this week’s top Realism Today Ambassador! Dae is an imaginative realist painter born in Hawaii to migrant parents from Cuba and India.
One line, narrowing from thick to thin, can control the weight, movement, and emotion within a composition. See how in this step-by-step portrait drawing demonstration from Jeremy Caniglia.
“Artists must be patient and be true to themselves and trust their own tastes and their own habits of working and living,” says Daniel Sprick, “and be true to their own aesthetic preferences.”
Why do some artists get to a certain level and then stagnate, while others keep improving their entire lives? Here are three tips from William Schneider on how to continue to progress.