Art

  • Color Mixing for Acrylic: How to Master Shades of Green

    m always happy to talk about color, and this past year has taken me on a few colorful adventures. Since I always travel with my camera, I make a po...
  • Finish Your First Perfect Painting

    Contemporary paintings often showcase a wide variety of special effects—especially when the imagery is abstract. (Think Jackson Pollock, Morris Lou...
  • How to Use Large Brushstrokes to Build Composition

    Learn painting — with boldness and a big brush. Karen O’Neil shows you how in this extensive step-by-step painting demo. And remember: from lusciou...
  • Three-Step Watercolor Value Study

    Lately I’ve been filled with impatience. I’m on a short fuse when dealing with everything from friendships to traffic to stubborn pots of water at ...
  • 4 Simple Steps to Drawing from Life

    One of my jobs here in Florida is teaching life drawing at the Naples Zoo. I alternate classes; one week I’ll teach drawing animals, and the other ...