How to Find Things to Sketch When You Travel

Photo caption: Filled with the sights and colors of your travels, your sketchbooks can become a source for new paintings and happy memories. Photo...

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What Is Gesso?

Photo caption: While gesso disappears under layers of paint, an artist’s work (and her painting) really isn’t stable without this...

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How To Stay Safe As An Artist As You Travel

Photo caption: Taking precautions when you travel as an artist keeps trips safe and fun! Photo by Alexandr Podvalny from Pexels.

As an artist,...

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Travel Sketching: An Interview With Traveling Artist Esther Franchuk, Pt. 3

Photo caption: Travel sketching and painting influences Esther Franchuk’s color choices, which can change, depending on the country. Photo...

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Travel Sketching: An Interview With Traveling Artist Esther Franchuk, Pt. 2

Photo caption: Although she sometimes has a proper studio, Esther Franchuk must be flexible when it comes to studio space when she’s...

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Travel Sketching: An Interview With Traveling Artist Esther Franchuk, Pt 1

Photo caption: Esther Franchuk’s brand as an artist aligns with the explorer archetype. As such, she does a lot of travel sketching. Photo...

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Free Art Tutorials: What Is Fat Over Lean?

Photo caption: Milan Art Institute co-founder and instructor Dimitra Milan shows off a painting done with the fat over lean technique. Photo...

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3 Things To Know About Picasso, The 20th Century’s Premier Artist

Photo caption: Pablo Picasso’s painting Nature morte au compotier is an example of the artist’s Cubist style, a style which he helped...

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Becoming a Professional Artist: How to Develop Self-Discipline in 3 Steps

Photo caption: Finding artistic inspiration often starts with the simple act of going to your easel and having something to paint once...

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Free Art Tutorials: What Is Mixed Media Art And How Do You Use It?

Photo caption: What is mixed media art? The answer to that varies from artist to artist, but basically, it’s the act of using more than one...

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