Have a little fun with your next painting and try this trick! Learn how to make an object appear to be vanishing and enhance your skills at increasing and decreasing density with your paintbrush.
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Learn to use watercolors to create a realistic glow effect in a spooky jack o' lantern! This technique can be adapted to other mediums for a glow of any sort, no matter the season. Read more »
Have you ever looked at a painting of a night scene and tried to figure out how the artist ever created the effect? How the overall deepening shades of blues and grays suggest nighttime, but through the shadows, the moon and stars are still prominent? Here's how to cast a nighttime effect with watercolors for your own evening creation. Read more »
Is your illustration ready for publication? Whether you are working in the traditional manner or digitally on your computer, these simple steps will show you how to prepare and create your full page illustration layout. Read more »