Featured Painting Lessons

Color-Mixing for Portraits

In the following lesson, artist Brandon Schaefer demonstrates his process for mixing flesh tones for portrait painting.  Enjoy! Visit Brandon’s Site Visit Brandon’s YouTube Channel

How to Take Easily Care of Your Oil Painting Brushes

Here is an interesting video lesson created by Artist Mark Carder on how to he cares for his oil painting brushes. Visit Mark’s YouTube Channel Here Visit his websites by following the links below: http://www.drawmixpaint.com http://www.markcarder.com

Featured Drawing Lessons

A Workshop in Tonal Drawing by artist Mark Vazquez-Mackay

Visual artist, Mark Vazquez-Mackay presents a workshop on creating a tonal drawing with charcoal at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Mark instructs a number of courses at the college in the Department of Continuing Education: Drawing I & II, Self Portraiture, Oil Painting I, and Figure Painting. To learn more about ACAD’s continuing […]

Drawing with your Eraser

In this episode of Aaron’s Art Tips, Aaron shows you how to use your eraser as an effective drawing tool when working in charcoal. Watch as Aaron brings a female lowland gorilla to life. Visit Aaron’s YouTube Channel Here Visit Aaron’s Website Here

Charcoal Portrait Demo by Nathan Fowkes

About Nathan Fowkes I do concept art, color and lighting design for animation and entertainment projects, notable clients include DreamWorks, Blue Sky, Disney and Digital Domain. It’s a great job but since everything is painted digitally I spend my own time painting with traditional mediums, these paintings and sketches are the emphasis my blog. I’ll […]

Artist Spotlight


Artist Spotlight – Jason Vazquez

Artist Name:  Jason Vazquez Location: Yankton, S.D. Website: https://m.facebook.com/J.C.VazquezArt/ Title of Artwork: R.I.P Sweet Prince Medium: Oil on canvas Size of Artwork: 24×30″ Describe this Piece: My latest oil painting of a true legend. R.I.P Sweet Prince. Oil on canvas


Artist Spotlight – Ray Lee

Name: Ray Lee Location: Australia Title of Artwork: Blonde Medium: Graphite Size of Artwork: A4 Describe this Piece: Female Blonde Portrait


Artist Spotlight – Daniel McGowan

Artist Name: Daniel McGowan Location: United Kingdom Title of Artwork: Scarlet Medium: Acrylic three colours Size of Artwork: A3 Describe this piece: Direct brush, no pre drawing using three colours Click Image For Larger View

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