Pen and ink illustration is a deceptively difficult medium to define. On the one hand, it seems obvious: artwork, rendered with pen and paper. But there's so much more to it than that. Here's an overview of pen and ink illustrations, meant to educate and inspire your creative flow.Read more »
Discover the breathtaking techniques and drawing and painting essentials that will make your artwork stand out from the crowd!
When it comes to illustration painting techniques, the sky is the limit. In fact, there are so many ways to tell your story in painted images that it can just about make your head spin. But we can help you manage the creative madness. Get ready to prep, sketch & paint: Here are the must-know techniques for amazing painted illustrations!Read more »
If you enjoy capturing details in your paintings and illustrations, then read on! This mixed media technique using graphite pencils, watercolors and color pencils is perfect for painting detailed subjects.Read more »
Dream of depicting delicate flowers and creative still lifes in luminous, expressive watercolor paintings? Now you can! Download the "Beginner's Guide to the World of Watercolor" and learn how to manipulate paint and color for radiant watercolor works!Read more »
Learn how much water to use with watercolor paints and gain more control over color value through this simple painting exercise.Read more »
Explore the transparency levels of the paints in your watercolor palette and learn how the colors interact and react when overlaid.Read more »