The green of trees and shrubs poking through a fresh fallen snow is a beautiful sight. Learn how to create the same effect with your paints and brushes!
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Learn how to paint designs on winter’s white canvas! From footprints in the snow to silvery icicles lowering tree branches, these little details will make your painting pop. Read more »
Gently drifted snow resting on a windowsill conjures up peaceful feelings, almost welcoming one to stay or to come inside to keep warm and cozy. Learn how to create that same feeling in your paintings! Read more »
If you're afraid of watercolors, get started with this incredibly adorable project! Painting a snowman is the friendliest way to dive in and it's easy with these steps! Read more »
Create seasonal paintings with beautiful effects. Learn to paint a Christmas tree with glowing lights in this tutorial from illustrator Margie Moore.
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There is something heartwarming about old-fashioned string lights around the holidays. Try painting radiating string lights for your holiday cards or add the effect to your next painting!
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An important component of animal-oriented artwork is using the correct features that distinguish one animal from another. These defining features, especially ears and noses need to stand out, be fairly correct and appealing. Learn how to make these features unique, but distinct. Read more »
Nothing is more playful or heartwarming than a beautiful fall day accentuated with warm and golden shaded leaves flowing and swirling through the air. Beautiful leaves painted simply or in detail can add so much to a painting. And the best part is they are so easy to draw and paint! These tips will add will you add action and even emotion to your artwork. Read more »
Working an illustration around the written text it will share with a printed page will be a great portion of your work as an illustrator, so knowing how to do it properly is very important. I'm here to answer your questions on how to work an illustration around text for winning picture book any editor would be happy to publish! Read more »
Have you ever wished that the dimensions of one of your finished paintings were just a little bigger? Learn how to enlarge your artwork using Photoshop, feathering and bleeding. Read more »