“One of the frustrations with being an artist is hitting the proverbial ‘plateau,’ and if not handled correctly, such plateaus can make or break your artistic confidence,” says realist painter Tony Pro. Here are some of his tips to help you get past these bumps in the road to good painting.
In this exclusive Q&A, the artist who designed Disney’s “Lion King” Broadway poster shares his creative process, his advice for other visual artists, and more.
What is lithography, and how did the practice start? An artist shares his discovery of lithography and how even James McNeill Whistler used it.
In this exclusive Q&A, artist and teacher McGarren Flack tells us about his artistic path, including how his art has changed over time, and one of his biggest challenges.
“Cancer is a difficult companion and the current treatment protocol is worse, except that it offers the possibility to become cancer-free. But for me, the entire experience has also been a vehicle of marvelous discoveries and I am documenting this challenging journey artistically as I move through the process.” Read more from abstract artist Andrea McIntyre in this guest blog post about her encaustic and mixed-media art.
The landscape paintings of Charlie Hunter are anything but average. In this Q&A, he shares why he calls his style “drippy portraits of rotting American infrastructure,” which landscape elements feel vaguely pornographic, and his palette choices.