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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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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Art Drawing Materials: The Thrill Of Water-Soluble Graphite Putty

Photo caption: Art drawing materials don’t just stop at pencils. Using graphite putty gives you a different look than other doodling and...

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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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4 Tips on How to Transition from a Hobby Artist to Professional Artist

Photo caption: It’s important to get into the habit of painting everyday if you want to make the transition from hobbyist to a working,...

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How to Find Your Artistic Voice: Fine Vs. Decorative Art

Photo caption: When you’re developing your own art style, you might need to adjust your style a bit, depending on the market. Image by...

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5 Art History Facts About Mary Cassatt You Didn’t Know

Photo caption: Mary Cassatt’s painting The Boating Party captures the lively, yet intimate style of this American Impressionist. Photo...

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