How to Paint Styrofoam – A Complete Guide to Painting Styrofoam
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How to Paint Styrofoam – A Complete Guide to Painting Styrofoam

Light and airy, Styrofoam is available in a variety of dimensions and can be shaped to fit almost any craft project. It is these qualities that make it such an excellent product to use on numerous kinds of arts and crafts. Originally, Styrofoam was meant for more than artistic endeavors. In fact, it was initially…

How to Draw a Tree – A Step-by-Step Tree Drawing Tutorial for Any Artist

How to Draw a Tree – A Step-by-Step Tree Drawing Tutorial for Any Artist

Although many of us have been drawing trees from a young age, they can sometimes be quite tricky to master. Too many branches and leaves can make your tree look fake and overcrowded, but too few can be just as problematic. In this drawing tutorial by our resident artist, we show you how to draw…

How to Paint Leather – Everything to Know About Painting Leather

How to Paint Leather – Everything to Know About Painting Leather

You do not have to be a professional artist or leather craftsman to update a few leather pieces in your home, office, or closet. There are no restrictions, limits on age, nor any minimum artistic requirements – everyone is accepted! Plus, there are multitudes of reasons as to why you might want to start painting…

How to Draw a Flame – A Fiery Flame Drawing Tutorial for All Artists

How to Draw a Flame – A Fiery Flame Drawing Tutorial for All Artists

This one is hot! Fire is one of those notoriously tricky things to draw, but if you are looking to find out how to draw flames, you have come to the right place. In this easy-to-follow step-by-step fire drawing tutorial, we break down drawing fire to make it possible for artists of all levels. If…

How to Draw a Mouse – The Best Mouse Drawing Tutorial

How to Draw a Mouse – The Best Mouse Drawing Tutorial

Mice are some of the cutest little critters out there. Have you ever wondered how to draw a mouse? If so, then you have come to the right place. Thanks to our resident artist, we have an easy step-by-step mouse drawing tutorial to help you draw a cute mouse in no time! Gather up your…

How to Draw an Owl – Our In-Depth Realistic Owl Drawing Tutorial

How to Draw an Owl – Our In-Depth Realistic Owl Drawing Tutorial

Owls are some of the most mysterious and majestic creatures we have on this planet. In many places in the world, it is very rare to see an owl. In this easy-to-follow drawing tutorial by our resident artist, we take you through all the most important stages in drawing a realistic owl. We have made…

How to Draw a Squirrel – The Best Step-by-Step Squirrel Drawing Tutorial

How to Draw a Squirrel – The Best Step-by-Step Squirrel Drawing Tutorial

Have you ever wanted to know how to draw a squirrel but you have no idea where to start? If this is the case, search no further because we have the best squirrel drawing tutorial for you. From our resident artist comes the latest in our easy step-by-step animal drawing tutorials. If you are feeling…

How to Draw a Swan – An Easy-to-Follow Realistic Swan Drawing Tutorial

How to Draw a Swan – An Easy-to-Follow Realistic Swan Drawing Tutorial

Swans are very majestic creatures and are quite a challenge for artists of any level. Fortunately, our resident artist has put together a very easy-to-follow tutorial to guide you through the process of drawing a realistic swan. Grab your pencil and paper, or your drawing tablet put on some music or your favorite TV show,…

How to Draw a Penguin – Step-by-Step Easy Penguin Drawing Tutorial     

How to Draw a Penguin – Step-by-Step Easy Penguin Drawing Tutorial     

Penguins are some of the cutest birds out there, and they are actually very easy to draw! In this easy-to-follow tutorial, we are going to lead you through all the steps to drawing a perfect and realistic penguin. Grab your drawing implements, pop on your favorite TV show or play some fantastic music, and let…

How to Draw a Frog – Drawing Tutorial for Artists of any Level

How to Draw a Frog – Drawing Tutorial for Artists of any Level

Have you ever wanted to know how to draw a cute little frog? In this tutorial, we will go over the basic elements of drawing a frog and add patterns, details, and color shading. There are many different types of frogs and this is a basic tutorial that can be adjusted in many ways. This…

Best Oil Paints – A Guide on Oil Painting for Beginners

Best Oil Paints – A Guide on Oil Painting for Beginners

As an artist, the time may have come to experiment with a new medium. Sure, acrylic paints have been getting the job done, but have you ever considered giving oil paints a try? This medium is extremely versatile, offers stunning colors that last, and has options available for artists of all skill levels. Investing in…

How to Draw a Panda – Tutorial for Cute Panda Drawing

How to Draw a Panda – Tutorial for Cute Panda Drawing

There are many cute animals in this world that we may be inspired to draw, but out of all of them, the panda may just be the most adored. In this tutorial, we take you step-by-step through the process of drawing this beautiful animal. Whether you consider yourself to be an artist, or this is…

How to Draw a Skull – A Step-by-Step Skull Drawing Tutorial

How to Draw a Skull – A Step-by-Step Skull Drawing Tutorial

One of the most useful exercises for improving one’s art skills is to learn how to draw a skull. Human skull drawing can aid you in many ways when it comes to drawing various parts of the human head, and the skull itself will also elicit a lot of symbolism and meaning within your artwork….

How to Draw a Wolf Head and Face – Simple 10-Step Wolf Drawing Guide

How to Draw a Wolf Head and Face – Simple 10-Step Wolf Drawing Guide

Wolves are magnificent creatures that symbolize loyalty, spirit, trust, and guardianship. The ability of the wolf to make strong emotional bonds and its sense of intuition are qualities that we as humans can learn too – how to trust both our hearts and instincts in order to lead a fulfilling life. If you would like…

How to Paint Plastic – A Guide on Using Paint to Cover Plastic
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How to Paint Plastic – A Guide on Using Paint to Cover Plastic

The modern-day as we know it has evolved exponentially over the century. The 1960s saw a boom in the market for plastic household appliances. The demand was high because of its highly fashionable status and its affordability, which was made possible because of how cheap the material is to make. Plastic is universal in its…

Best Gouache Paint – A Review of the Top Gouache Brands

Best Gouache Paint – A Review of the Top Gouache Brands

Gouache paint is becoming an increasingly popular medium with artists of varying levels of skill and experience. Whether you are new to the art scene or have your name beneath artworks in galleries worldwide, we bet you would love gouache paint. If you have not tried it yet, here is a breakdown of what it…

How to Clean Acrylic Paint Brushes – Cleaning Acrylic Brushes

How to Clean Acrylic Paint Brushes – Cleaning Acrylic Brushes

DIY projects are all fun and games until it comes to the clean-up. After you have created your latest artistic masterpiece using your favorite acrylic paints, your paintbrushes are more than likely going to be covered in paint. And unless you know what you are doing, attempting to clean them can result in an even…

Acrylic Medium Review and How to Make Your Own Acrylic Medium

Acrylic Medium Review and How to Make Your Own Acrylic Medium

There are so many advantages and wonders to utilizing acrylic mediums in your artwork this article will go into a bit more detail. You can add to your painting’s overall range and versatility by using paint mediums this will allow you to create different textures and effects. Similar to using oils, acrylics offer additives and…

Acrylic Paint on Fabric Tutorial – Tips, Tricks & Steps

Acrylic Paint on Fabric Tutorial – Tips, Tricks & Steps

Using acrylic paint on fabric is an easy option for crafting and refurbishing old or outdated clothing. However, not all acrylic paints are fabric-friendly, meaning they may damage your fabrics or not hold properly to the material if you do not use the correct paint and tools. In this article, we are going to cover…

Famous Flower Paintings – 15 Best Paintings of Flowers

Famous Flower Paintings – 15 Best Paintings of Flowers

As long as we have practiced the art form of painting, flowers have always been depicted by artists. Historically, flowers have inspired the work of Pop Artists, Modernists, Impressionists, and the Dutch Realists, to mention some examples. We have put together a small collection of some of the most famous flower paintings in history, to…

Best Pastel Pencils – What You Need to Know About Pastel Pencil Art

Best Pastel Pencils – What You Need to Know About Pastel Pencil Art

Pastel pencils are a wonderful choice of medium when it comes to brilliant shades and hues. These pencils produce unique coloring effects and are very enjoyable to work with. All kinds of artists can enjoy pastel pencils. They are also very convenient to carry around with you and draw whenever inspiration strikes. These are quite…

Acrylic Paint on Wood – A Guide to Painting on Wood

Acrylic Paint on Wood – A Guide to Painting on Wood

Acrylic is a versatile medium, being thicker than watercolor and safer and quicker to dry than oils, in short, it is the perfect option for painting on wood. Acrylic paint for woodwork is easy for home use, but you will need to know exactly what paints to use, and how to apply them best to…

Best Oil Pastels – Everything You Need to Know About Buying Oil Pastels

Best Oil Pastels – Everything You Need to Know About Buying Oil Pastels

Many of you should be familiar with the use of certain pastels or oil crayons, you may have used them in the classroom, at school, or just around the house. These types of pastels are easy to use, however, when it comes to any art medium, it requires practice, technique, and knowledge to become skillful…

Best Alcohol-Based Markers – Comprehensive Guide to Alcohol Pens

Best Alcohol-Based Markers – Comprehensive Guide to Alcohol Pens

Creating art can be a fun and relaxing experience, but there are moments when things do not go quite as planned. Maybe you are using ink, and you find it pooling on the surface and it never seems to dry. This can be a little frustrating and distracting, as you now have to fix the…

Shades of Blue – What are the Different Shades of Blue?

Shades of Blue – What are the Different Shades of Blue?

Blue is by far the most popular color for all kinds of people This is due, among many things, to the positive qualities with which the color is associated. Blue is considered the color of infinity and vastness. In addition, the color is associated with trust and reliability. In this post, you can learn everything…

Color Wheel Tutorial – Your Comprehensive Guide to Color Theory

Color Wheel Tutorial – Your Comprehensive Guide to Color Theory

Creating art involves more than just applying colors to a surface. Having a strong knowledge of color theory is essential to create high-quality artistic results – whether this is through painting, drawing, or with other media. Color theory includes an understanding of the color wheel – which colors go together and how do you apply…

How to Draw a Dragon – Fantastic Creatures from Mythical Worlds

How to Draw a Dragon – Fantastic Creatures from Mythical Worlds

Two mighty wings, sharp teeth, a fiery breath, and shiny scales – when you think of a dragon, these are often the first characteristics that come to mind. There are no limits to what a dragon to draw can look like. After all, they are fictional creatures that are only brought to “life” in series,…

Acrylic Paint on Glass – Painting on Glass With Acrylic Paint Tutorial

Acrylic Paint on Glass – Painting on Glass With Acrylic Paint Tutorial

Acrylic paints are so popular because you can use the paints on a variety of surfaces. But can you use acrylic paints on glass? Yes, painting glass with acrylic paint is possible and you can paint on many other surfaces including wood, metal, paper, canvas, plastic, and some even work on leather. Acrylic paints are…

How to Draw a Bunny Face – Do an Easy Bunny Head Drawing (10 Steps)

How to Draw a Bunny Face – Do an Easy Bunny Head Drawing (10 Steps)

Do you want to know how to draw a bunny? Or have you always wondered how to draw realistic fur? Do you think drawing fur is complicated and only suitable for advanced artists? Then we would like to convince you otherwise and show you how to draw a rabbit step by step. Through this simple…

How to Draw a Horse Head – Create your Own Horse Head Drawing

How to Draw a Horse Head – Create your Own Horse Head Drawing

In this guide, we will show you how to draw a horse head with pastels – explaining exactly each step to draw a horse sketch portrait, i.e. a horse’s head. This complete horse drawing guide will also include a look into the best materials needed, as well as plenty of useful tips and tricks. This…

How to Draw a Dog – Step by Step Dog Drawing Guide

How to Draw a Dog – Step by Step Dog Drawing Guide

Drawing a dog is great fun and a challenge. This is because proportions, fur, eyes, nose, and many other details all need to be combined to create a realistic dog drawing. In this blog post, we will show you how to draw a dog by step. The simple dog drawing process will be presented alongside…

How to Draw a Rose – Introduction to Painting Roses in Watercolor

How to Draw a Rose – Introduction to Painting Roses in Watercolor

In almost all cultures, the rose has important symbolism. It stands for beauty, grace, love, the joy of life, and perfection. No wonder it is also a popular motif for drawing. Rose drawings are quite demanding: there are different layers of petals, and the detailed shading is also a challenge. In this blog post, we…

How to Draw Animals – Instructions for Easy Drawings of Animals

How to Draw Animals – Instructions for Easy Drawings of Animals

Drawing animals can be a serious challenge and cause of frustration for all kinds of artists. Once you know the right approach, however, it’s not that difficult to learn to draw animals. All you need are the right materials, some practice, and a lot of patience. In this step by step animals drawing guide, we…

Portrait Painting – Step by Step Instructions on Painting Portraits

Portrait Painting – Step by Step Instructions on Painting Portraits

If you search the Internet for “draw a portrait”, the search engine spits out almost 10.5 million results right away. With “Draw landscape” there are almost 1.5 million less. Clearly, portrait painting is something that fascinates many people. To capture one’s own face or that of another with pencils on paper – especially in the…

How to Draw Manga – Learn to Draw Manga Digitally With a Tablet

How to Draw Manga – Learn to Draw Manga Digitally With a Tablet

If you think of the Japanese comic characters, “manga”,  you probably have a character with big round eyes and an oversized head in mind. In fact, this style of drawing is much more versatile than you might think, and there are different manga styles: funny, serious, cute, crazy, and so on. In this tutorial, we…

Hand Lettering for Beginners – The Art of Beautiful Letters

Hand Lettering for Beginners – The Art of Beautiful Letters

Hand lettering is the art of writing letters, words, and text in a particularly beautiful way. In this article, we will show you step by step how to learn decorative hand lettering for beginners, and how to create your own lettering as quickly as possible. We will also show you which materials you need for…

Best Watercolor Paints – How to Choose the Right Watercolor Paint Set

Best Watercolor Paints – How to Choose the Right Watercolor Paint Set

Whether you are a watercolor newbie or a seasoned artist, it can be tricky to know which watercolor paints are the best to use. There is a multitude of different watercolor brands, and this can make the decision even more confusing. There are also several important considerations for choosing the best watercolor paint for your…

Encaustic Painting – Instructions for Hot Wax Painting

Encaustic Painting – Instructions for Hot Wax Painting

Encaustic art, also known as wax painting, is a fascinating art form. Our guest author Sonja Werner provides an encaustic definition and shows how to create your first encaustic paintings in a step by step guide. This includes which techniques are available, and which materials are needed. Sonja will also reveal many helpful tips and…

Learn Calligraphy – Step by Step Calligraphy Guide

Learn Calligraphy – Step by Step Calligraphy Guide

Writing characters have been an integral part of human life for almost 8000 years. They were invented and used to record thoughts and experiences. In the past, it was a privilege to be able to put beautiful writing on paper. It was often only men who worked as scribes and who were allowed to record…

How to Make Skin Color – Tutorial on Painting Skin Tones

How to Make Skin Color – Tutorial on Painting Skin Tones

Skin color is often used in painting. Skin can be seen particularly when painting portraits, but also in many paintings that show everyday scenes. In this guide, we’ll give you tips on how to make skin color paint as realistically as possible.     Why is Mixing Skin Color so Difficult? Green tones for grass…

What Kind of Paint to Use on Metal – A Definitive Guide to Metal Paint

What Kind of Paint to Use on Metal – A Definitive Guide to Metal Paint

Metal fences, furniture, or other metal items around the house can provide a decorative and functional flair to any home. But like with many things, you must make sure to keep the metal looking its best. Rust or discoloring of the metal can make it look damaged or worn. Thankfully, metal paint is there to…

Pencil Hardness Grades and Their Use in Drawing

Pencil Hardness Grades and Their Use in Drawing

Pencils are an ideal drawing tool for sketches and drawings. However, not all pencils are the same. The wood-covered graphite pencil is available in various degrees of hardness for different applications. In this article, you will find out about the different pencil hardness grades that are available, and for which applications most suitable for which…

The 10 Best Drawing Ideas and Designs to Get You Inspired

The 10 Best Drawing Ideas and Designs to Get You Inspired

What to draw? You are not alone with this question. Many other creative people have exactly this problem. You’ve got your drawing material together and now you’re sitting in front of a sheet of paper, but you lack inspiration? Here we can help you! We will show you from which sources you can get ideas…

The 20 Best Painting Ideas and Templates to Repaint

The 20 Best Painting Ideas and Templates to Repaint

Do you like to be creative, are always looking for new inspirations, and constantly asking yourself “what should I paint next”? Then you’ve come to the right place! Below we reveal 20 of the best painting ideas. We have searched far and wide in the vast expanses of the internet to be able to find…

Learn to Draw – Step-by-Step Instructions for Successful Drawings

Learn to Draw – Step-by-Step Instructions for Successful Drawings

What do you know about drawing? The difference between drawing and painting is that drawing is not primarily based on representation by means of colors. The emphasis is on lines, dots, and the contrast between dark and light. As an artist, you can create your drawings either freehand or with the help of tools. In…

Cubism Art – History, Characteristics and Famous Artists

Cubism Art – History, Characteristics and Famous Artists

Maybe you don’t know exactly what Cubism art is all about – but you’ve probably seen paintings by Pablo Picasso and wondered what actually happened there. Cubism happened. In this article, we will provide a full cubism definition, the cubist movement’s key characteristics, and which well-known artists have influenced cubism art.     What is…

Mandala Art Tutorial – Instructions on How to Draw a Mandala

Mandala Art Tutorial – Instructions on How to Draw a Mandala

Mandala painting is a meditative and healing drawing technique. We will show you step by step how to draw your first works of art yourself. You will learn what makes up a Mandala and which tools you need for creating one. In this article, you will also find free painting templates for use at home….

The 6 Most Famous Pastel Artists and Pastel Paintings in History

The 6 Most Famous Pastel Artists and Pastel Paintings in History

Pastel painting experienced its peak in the 17th and 18th centuries and produced many famous pastel paintings. We have created an introduction to the most important artists of this time, and show you their most color pastel artworks.     History of Pastel Painting Pastel painting has its origin in the late 15th century. During…

How to Prime a Canvas for All Types of Painting Media

How to Prime a Canvas for All Types of Painting Media

Canvases come in all possible shapes and dimensions. Do they all still have to be primed before painting? If yes, with which primer? And what is gesso? We shed light on the darkness here and show you what you should consider when priming canvas.     What is Priming? The canvas is probably the most…

Best Acrylic Paint – Find the Perfect Colors for Your Art

Best Acrylic Paint – Find the Perfect Colors for Your Art

Acrylic paint has become the most popular painting medium of all. Accordingly, you have a lot of choices as an artist for the best acrylic paint. But which paint types are most suitable for which application? Besides the price, there are also other differences in quality, pigmentation, consistency, opacity, and density. In this acrylic paint…

The Best Drawing Tablets and Digital Art Techniques

The Best Drawing Tablets and Digital Art Techniques

Besides creating art on paper, canvas, or any other typical painting surface, there is also the possibility to create your art digitally. Digital art enjoys increasing popularity, as it offers almost infinite possibilities. Here we show you how to draw your first digital artwork with a tablet and how to create artwork with different filters…

Horse Coloring Pages – The Best Free Horse Coloring Pages

Horse Coloring Pages – The Best Free Horse Coloring Pages

We have collected the best free horse coloring pages for kids and adults. You can download and print them right away. There are different levels of difficulty for all ages and skill levels. We hope you enjoy this creative and therapeutic activity!     Benefits of Coloring Pictures for Children Coloring pictures are good preparation…

Unicorn Coloring Pages – The Best Unicorn Pictures to Color

Unicorn Coloring Pages – The Best Unicorn Pictures to Color

We have gathered up the best free unicorn coloring pages for kids and adults. You can select, download, and print these coloring templates for use at home. There is a large selection with different designs and levels of difficulty, which we have put together for you. Have fun!     What is a Unicorn? The…

The Best Pouring Medium – Our Top 5 Acrylic Pouring Mediums

The Best Pouring Medium – Our Top 5 Acrylic Pouring Mediums

The acrylic pouring technique enjoys continuing popularity. The most important material for this is the paint pouring medium. It makes the paints pourable and ensures that they dry without cracks. In this article, we will show you which pouring media are available, what the advantages and disadvantages are, and give you many tips and tricks…

Princess Coloring Pages – The Best Printable Coloring Templates

Princess Coloring Pages – The Best Printable Coloring Templates

Princesses are a popular theme for girls of all ages. We have collected the best free princess coloring pages. You can select, download, and print these coloring templates directly. There is a large selection with different painting templates and levels of difficulty, which we have put together for you. Have fun!     Why are…

Famous Female Painters From All Art Periods and Their History

Famous Female Painters From All Art Periods and Their History

Over the past few centuries, there have been a large number of female painters who have created groundbreaking works of art. Despite all the adverse circumstances, a considerable number of famous women painters have succeeded in going down in the records of art history and, at the latest in modern times, in gaining the recognition…

Tracing Pictures – The 6 Best Methods of How to Trace a Drawing

Tracing Pictures – The 6 Best Methods of How to Trace a Drawing

Tracing pictures is a popular technique that helps you to achieve your exact vision through a template. We will show you the 6 best ways of how to trace a drawing and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each technique. You will also get tips and tricks if you want to transfer your drawings the…

The 20 Most Beautiful Mandala Coloring Pages to Draw and Paint

The 20 Most Beautiful Mandala Coloring Pages to Draw and Paint

Not only can you draw Mandalas yourself, but they are also ideal for printing and coloring for young and old. Mandalas are especially suitable for children, as they can have different degrees of difficulty depending on the fineness of the design. Below we have included a wide range of free mandala coloring pages, which you…

Learn Airbrush Art – How to Create Your First Paintings

Learn Airbrush Art – How to Create Your First Paintings

Airbrushing is a fascinating painting technique. Originally used mostly in the industry of car painting, there are now more and more artists who use airbrush techniques for their paintings. And there is a good reason for this – you can spray it on all surfaces and get beautiful, bright paintings. In the following airbrush tutorial,…

Lettering Tools – The Best Tools and Pens for Hand Lettering

Lettering Tools – The Best Tools and Pens for Hand Lettering

Hand lettering is the fascinating art of transforming letters into works of art. In order for your artwork to be successful, you need the proper hand lettering pens and tools. From special brush pens to the right paper, there are some stumbling blocks to creating the perfect letter art. Let’s take a look at what…

Resin Art – A Complete Introduction to Epoxy Resin Art

Resin Art – A Complete Introduction to Epoxy Resin Art

With these instructions, we would like to make it easier for you to get started with the fascinating process of resin art. What is resin art? What materials and techniques you need? You will learn all about what resin is and what you should pay attention to when working with this material. We have also…

How to Sell Art – A Complete Tutorial on Selling Art

How to Sell Art – A Complete Tutorial on Selling Art

I’m sure you know the situation: You have created many paintings, some of them are already hanging on the wall, others you have given away to friends and acquaintances. Now the next logical step would be to sell unneeded paintings in order to finance new works with the income. And who knows, maybe it is…

Famous German Artists From All Art Periods – The Top 12

Famous German Artists From All Art Periods – The Top 12

Germany has played a major role in many art periods and has helped to shape many of them. Accordingly, there are also many famous German painters. We have rounded up the top 12 famous German painters and artists, spanning various movements, styles, and eras.   Albrecht Dürer 21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528 Works:…

Art Periods – The Different Art Movements at a Glance

Art Periods – The Different Art Movements at a Glance

Art has been created by humans for as long as we have been on this planet. As time has progressed, various art periods have taken shape and evolved into new ones. Understanding your art history timeline is important for anyone wanting to really appreciate the significance of artworks and why certain ones are so famous….

How to Use Watercolor Pencils – Best Products and How-To Guide

How to Use Watercolor Pencils – Best Products and How-To Guide

Watercolor pencils are the perfect complement to watercolor painting with brushes. They can be used in many different ways, are inexpensive, and it is simply just fun to paint with them. However, using them requires a little practice and a couple of tricks to develop your full potential. In this article, we will cover how…

Paint by Numbers For Adults – Instructions and Designs

Paint by Numbers For Adults – Instructions and Designs

Painting by numbers for adults is becoming more and more popular. In our modern times of stress and hectic lifestyles, painting offers a calming and fulfilling balance. However, not everyone is a born artist and has the time and desire to invest a significant amount of time. Painting by numbers is a fun place to…

Action Painting: Everything You Need to Know About Action Art

Action Painting: Everything You Need to Know About Action Art

Action Painting, or gestural painting, is all about having fun with movement and creativity. We will take a look into exactly what action painting is all about, what materials you need for it, and how the painting technique is carried out.     What is Action Painting? Action Painting, also called gestural painting, is a…

How to Thin Acrylic Paint – Tips and Tricks

How to Thin Acrylic Paint – Tips and Tricks

Acrylic paints are available in many different consistencies: from rather thin-bodied to paste for the spatula technique. You can dilute your acrylic paint to change the consistency according to your wishes, in order to create exciting effects. We will show you what you should keep in mind when doing this, and what special effects you…

Fluid Painting and Fluid Art – Instructions from A-Z

Fluid Painting and Fluid Art – Instructions from A-Z

Fluid painting, also known as flow painting or liquid art, is an exciting and unconventional form of abstract art. This technique, which has been gaining increasing popularity, creates one of a kind artworks and opens up a whole new world of creativity. No matter what age or level of skill, anybody can enjoy fluid painting….

26 Famous Paintings From All Art Periods

26 Famous Paintings From All Art Periods

Over the last few centuries, countless artists have painted millions of artworks. Even the artists who are well-known and established today have created a multitude of works – of which only very few became famous paintings. This article will explore some of the most famous paintings from the different art periods in time.    …

Fauvism Art – Possibly the Shortest Period in Painting

Fauvism Art – Possibly the Shortest Period in Painting

At the beginning of the 20th century, a new art movement took shape: Fauvism. We will explore who shaped this style, how it came about, and why the movement of the “Fauves” only lasted for about three years.     What is Fauvism?   Fauvism Characteristics Fauvism is a style of classical modernism in painting,…

Fashion Sketches Tutorial – Draw Your Own Fashion Design

Fashion Sketches Tutorial – Draw Your Own Fashion Design

Fashion drawings have gone out of fashion? Definitely not! Hardly any other technique offers so much room for the manifold expressive possibilities of a designer. In this article, we will explore all of the things to consider if you want to make fashion drawings yourself.     What Are Fashion Sketches? Fashion drawings, fashion illustrations,…

Mixing Colors – 30 Tips on How to Mix Paints and Colors

Mixing Colors – 30 Tips on How to Mix Paints and Colors

Mixing colors can be quite confusing for beginners in painting. Besides the actual color theory, the different painting media also play a role. We bring darkness into the light and give you the most important tips and tricks to mix your colors.     Mixing the Primary Colors Primary colors are the three color shades…

Find an Artist by Name – How to Find Out the Artist of a Painting

Find an Artist by Name – How to Find Out the Artist of a Painting

You have a beautiful painting, but you have no clue as to which artist painted it? Would you like to find the artist by name and discover more of their work? If you want to find a specific painter, there are some clues that can give you an idea about who the artist is. Let’s…

How to Watercolor – Everything About Painting With Watercolors

How to Watercolor – Everything About Painting With Watercolors

Painting watercolors is a perfect artform for the impatient because watercolor paintings can be done relatively quickly. You get to see a result after a short time, which is very motivating. On top of this, you can start with watercolor painting without much previous knowledge and only need a few drawing materials and accessories. Watercolor…

Pastel Painting – Helpful Guide on How to Use Pastels

Pastel Painting – Helpful Guide on How to Use Pastels

Pastel painting combines various aspects of painting with those of drawing. You use either pure pigments, pastel chalk, or pastel pencils. The most popular painting surface is handmade paper, as it has a rough surface on which the pigments adhere. In this article, you will learn how to draw with pastels, which techniques to use,…

Mixed Media Art – Tutorial on How to do Mixed Media Art

Mixed Media Art – Tutorial on How to do Mixed Media Art

Mixed media art, also called mixed media collage art, is the combination of different painting techniques – often collages are created from this. Here you can express your creativity to your heart’s content. How to learn the mixed media technique, which design possibilities there are, and which materials you need, are all available in this…

How to Oil Paint – Oil Painting For Beginners

How to Oil Paint – Oil Painting For Beginners

Oil painting is a challenging painting technique. It is for good reason that painting with oil paint is considered the supreme discipline in painting. The drying time is long, oil paint does not smell too pleasant and leaves permanent stains. But when it comes to the outcome, there is a lot to be said for…

Alcohol Ink Art – Complete Guide on Alcohol Ink Painting

Alcohol Ink Art – Complete Guide on Alcohol Ink Painting

This article will introduce you to the basics of the alcohol ink art technique. We will give you step by step instructions for your first paintings and outline what you should pay attention to. In this tutorial, you will learn the different terms and get an overview of the required materials.     What is…

Acrylic Paint Pouring – Everything You Need to Know About Acrylic Pouring

Acrylic Paint Pouring – Everything You Need to Know About Acrylic Pouring

Acrylic Pouring is a fascinating fluid painting and casting technique. Acrylic paint serves as the basis, which is brought into a liquid, pourable consistency with the addition of pouring medium and other additives as required. Depending on the technique, this liquid paint is then poured into one another or tilted onto the canvas and distributed…

Acrylic Painting For Beginners – Guide on Painting With Acrylics

Acrylic Painting For Beginners – Guide on Painting With Acrylics

Acrylic paint is probably one of the most satisfying painting mediums. It is inexpensive, easy to use, very broadly applicable and is suitable for beginners as well as professionals. The strengths of acrylic painting lie in the high color brilliance and its unlimited possibilities. That is why painting with acrylic is so well suited for…

Ceramic Painting Guide – Everything to Know About Painting On Ceramic

Ceramic Painting Guide – Everything to Know About Painting On Ceramic

Year after year the same question arises: What do I give people for Christmas or other occasions? A self-made gift often not only looks very beautiful, but it also has a special charm. Self-painted or handmade gifts come from the heart. The person receiving the gift has the feeling that the giver has thought of…

Glass Painting – Helpful Guide on How to Paint on Glass

Glass Painting – Helpful Guide on How to Paint on Glass

Hardly any other material looks as noble as glass due to its simple organic shapes. It already captivates by its simplicity and its shine. But it is further enhanced by curved lettering or pretty paintings. With a little practice, unique gifts or great home accessories can be created by painting glass. Below we show you…

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