Artist Bree Brooks celebrates the tranquil beauty of the ocean through her ethereal paintings. Created on canvas, her pictures offer aerial views of large bodies of water often offset by a coastline or boats as they plod along in an infinite abyss. The compositions are overwhelmingly blue, and Brooks pays careful attention to the subtle hue shifts in the tide.
Acrylic paint is popular because of how easy it is to use.
Inspired by Portland’s landscape, artist Betsy Walton uses layers of vibrant pigments to create her own psychedelic interpretations of the...
Oil paint has a long tradition in art history. Many of the world’s greatest creatives have used this material to produce their masterpieces, and its legacy lives on as one of the most popular media today. If you’ve ever thought about painting or are a professional looking to switch up your practice, chances are that oils have crossed your mind. Acrylic and oil are two of the most well-known types of paints used by contemporary artists.
One of the world’s “blackest black” paints is getting even darker.
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Over the course of history, the way artists have painted—and the mediums they use—has evolved. New technology and changing tastes mean that the paints used by artists have continued to diversify. But how do you know which is the right type of paint for you? Many of us are familiar with watercolor, oil, and acrylic paint, but there’s so much more out there for artists to explore.
Whether you are new to acrylics or have been painting with them for some time, there are always new techniques to...
Few artists have had a lasting influence on the history of art like J.M.W Turner.
Visual magic happens on the pages of an artist’s sketchbook. The creative person will take the blank book and, page by page, transform it into an incredible art object that functions as an intimate handheld gallery featuring their work and writing. Artist Dina Brodsky is one such person, as she has kept a sketchbook since she was 18 years old.
You don’t have to go far to see a stunning natural phenomenon—just watch the sunset each day!
Painter Peggy Macnamara is no ordinary watercolorist.