Artist Iris Scott might be the only adult that still finger paints on a regular basis, and has actually made a name for herself with her amazing work. Her portfolio of beautiful art looks as though she created them with a brush, but in actuality, she put on a pair of gloves, dipped her fingers in pigment, and spread it on canvas.
Self-taught artist Feliks Kaparchuk, aka ColorByFeliks, recreates the beauty of the natural world in unconventional places.
Portrait painting is a tricky subject.
As the weather warms up and the flowers begin to bloom, you might be tempted to take your art supplies outside to capture the beauty of springtime. But you wouldn’t be the first to have this fine idea—the concept of painting outdoors (aka en plein air) was popularized by the Impressionists.
Artist David Ambarzumjan is enamored with the wonders of our world and celebrates their beguiling essence through surreal paintings.
Artist Bree Brooks celebrates the tranquil beauty of the ocean through her ethereal paintings.
Acrylic paint is popular because of how easy it is to use. With just a couple of your favorite colors, a paintbrush, canvas, and water, you can start creating beautiful works of art. Unlike oils, there’s no long drying times or special tools needed to clean your brushes. This makes acrylics perfect for traditional painting, but they also lend themselves to adorning objects and mixing media. Acrylics are versatile, but they come with some drawbacks.
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.
One of the world’s “blackest black” paints is getting even darker. Stuart Semple, the man responsible for the light-absorbing Black 2.0, is back with a pigment that promises to be a “black hole in a bottle.” Aptly called Black 3.0, the special acrylic paint is formulated to consume between 98% and 99% of visible light.
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Over the course of history, the way artists have painted—and the mediums they use—has evolved.