Have you ever come across a photo of a meal that looks so good that it makes your mouth water? Well, Ukraine-based artist Christina Kunanets paints her own eye candy that looks as delectable as the real thing. Using oil paint and various tools, she renders everything from colorful cakes to avocado on toast, fooling viewers into thinking that these artworks are made with edible ingredients.
Flashes of landscapes cut across black space in the paintings of David Ambarzumjan.
Artist Megan Elizabeth is captivated by nature’s fleeting moments.
Cities like New York and Paris are so large and complex that it is hard to contain them on one canvas. Artist Nathan Walsh, however, manages to create an incredibly detailed picture of urban living in his hyperrealistic paintings. By using different vantage points and incorporating reflections, these depictions feel like snapshots of a specific place in time, and sometimes of multiple places spanning different moments.
Six incredible artists are coming together to showcase their beautiful contemporary landscape paintings.
Since the introduction of social media, there has been more pressure than ever to present an idealized version of ourselves.
There are few events more exciting for an artist than receiving new art supplies. And while a set of paints may inspire colorful designs, choosing a good quality canvas is just as important in creating your work of art. Experienced portrait painters, for instance, may prefer a pre-primed linen canvas that will enhance the luminosity and flow of the paint.
Watercolor painting has long been a favorite medium of expression for enthusiasts and professional artists alike.
Whether you've just started painting or are a professional, chances are you've considered using oil paint.
There are many choices you can make when you begin to learn how to paint. The most basic is the kind of paint you're going to use; three of the biggest types are watercolor, acrylics, and oils. While it's easy to distinguish the differences between watercolor paint versus acrylics and oils, it's trickier to understand what separates the other two. They are often packaged in similar-looking paint tubes, but they have many differences.
Sometimes the choice of materials is just as meaningful as the art itself.
There is something intrinsically magical about a painting filled with gold details.