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 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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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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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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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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Improving Your Taste: Why Getting Better at Drawing or Painting Isn’t Enough

Photo caption: Art students in Georgia don’t need just to learn how to get better at drawing or painting. To be successful, they must also...

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Art Tutorials: Easy Acrylic Painting Tips for Beginners

Photo caption: Acrylic paint is a flexible medium that allows artists to quickly express their power and their vision on canvas. Image by Ulrike...

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Becoming a Professional Artist: 11 Tips for Getting Your Art Into Galleries

Photo caption: Learning how to get your art into galleries is one of the key components of becoming a professional artist. Photo courtesy of the...

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Art Tutorials for Students: How to Make a Paint Palette

Photo caption: This step-by-step art tutorial for beginners teaches you how to make a painter’s palette. Photo courtesy of the Milan Art...

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