Home Search

How To - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search
Oil Painting Techniques: How to Prep Your Own Oils

Oil Painting Techniques: How to Prep Your Own Oils

"By making your own paints, not only do you save money, but you also gain full control over the ingredients and quality of the paint." Patrick McGrath explains.
Painting portraits - William Nathans - RealismToday.com

Painting Portraits: How to Connect with Your Model

Artist William Nathans takes us behind the scenes of his process for painting portraits from life.
How to get into an art gallery - ArtistsOnArt.com

Pro Advice on How to Get Into an Art Gallery

There are many ways to sell your art; see why (and how) you should look into getting represented by a gallery. There are a lot of important pieces to this; the first and most important thing is ...
How to draw surreal art

How to Draw: From an Idea, To a Sketch, To a Work of Art

Grace Aldrich takes us behind the scenes of the creation of her drawing “Elements of Style.” View sketches, learn what art supplies she used, and find out the unconventional way she checked her progress.
Color temperature in art

It’s Getting Hot in Here, So Let’s Talk About Color Temperature

A basic understanding of color temperature can bring much light and life to a painting. Here, Marc Anderson shares some common color mistakes and how to fix them.
From Lana Privitera's still life lesson at Watercolor Live

Favorite Moments in Realism from Watercolor Live 2024

In case you missed it, here are some of our favorite moments from Watercolor Live (plus, how to join the next event!).
Lana Privitera, "Dare to be different," Watercolor on paper

Lana Privitera’s Hymn to Color

Coffee cups, sugar bowls, decorated fabrics, copper, wood: these are all elements that characterize the works of watercolor artist Lana Privitera. To learn how to draw and paint, the artist suggests ...
"She Has and She Will," watercolor, by Tony Armendariz

Painting of the Week: “She Has and She Will”

Watercolor Live faculty spotlight: Inspiration and a tip on how to make the shadows in your portrait painting show movement and life.
Still life paintings by Pat Fiorello

Oil Painting Lesson: 10 Ways to Avoid Muddy Color

Avoid these bad painting habits and learn how to keep your colors clean and fresh.
Art Podcasts - Plein Air Podcast with Eric Rhoads

Your December ’22 Art Podcast Playlist

Discover endless inspiration, a variety of painting techniques, glimpses at art history, contemporary practices, and even bonus Art Marketing Minutes with advice on how to sell your art.

Don't Miss