In this tutorial I will show you multiple tips and pointers on how to create a realistic landscape painting with acrylics. I will walk you through the process and share some valuable tips to take your painting to the next level.
Photorealistic paintings are impressive, but they’re also very valuable for artists for one special reason: by painting one, you learn what reality looks like, so that you can later paint unreal things—people, creatures, and places that don’t exist—as if they were real.
I love the unpredictability of watercolour and gouache, and in this tutorial I will introduce you to the materials I use while painting and the effect they have on the paints I use.
Do you remember how it felt to paint something as a child? It was a very messy activity, but it was such fun to get creative with all those colors! Well, at least until you started to expect something from your art, for example to picture an object realistically and to get your teacher’s approval. The process of painting then became less important than the end result.
In this next part of our Art History series, we turn to Surrealism, a 20th-century cultural movement where artists created moving alternate realities.
Welcome back to our series on art history! From the world of Neoclassical and Romantic art, we now venture onward to the 19th-century art movement of Impressionism. Let’s see how history significantly affected the art of this time.
For this article in the international artist series, we turn to Norway, featuring six artists who create fantastic work, from stunning watercolor paintings to sculptures and more! I asked each artist how their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered fantastic answers. Enjoy!
This tutorial was originally published in December 2012 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant.
For this article in the international artist series, we turn to Japan, featuring seven artists who create fantastic work, from illustrations to wooden sculptures and more! I asked each artist how their country and
culture inspired their work, and they delivered fantastic answers. Enjoy!