If you’ve read any previous issue of Artists on Art magazine, you’ve likely been inspired in some way. This issue in particular, I believe, will not only leave you inspired, but will motivate you to put new ideas into action, maybe even in your next work. See why here...
An American landscape painter shares his process for starting a painting, including questions he considers along the way and a personal standard that may be considered “unorthodox.”
In a tiny corner of the art world, painters are sitting at their easels, squinting through magnifying lamps, working with very pointy brushes, to render fine art that you can usually hold in the palm of your hand. A few years ago I stumbled into that corner, and I have not really found my way out of it yet . . . Not that I’d want to.
One of the most difficult aspects of being an artist is the hours of solidarity. Here’s one way to socialize, network, and ultimately help your art career.
Perspective is one of the best tools for sharing your point of view in a painting. It allows you to tell viewers where they are in the scene, and how near or far the objects are within it. Learn about aerial, linear, and solar perspective in this guest blog post from watercolorist Michael Holter.
In this weekly series of paintings and art quotes, gain inspiration and insights from one of our featured artists.
You have all become familiar with the necessity to set yourself apart, to bring something new, to find a way to make it yours as you develop your artistic voice. Be careful: If we set out with the intention of doing something different for the sake of standing out, this can easily set us down the wrong path.