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Time Lapse of a Great Horned Owl with Colored Pencils

Drawing and using colored pencils is the best way to unwind with some art. They are very easy to use and you can achieve so many different textures and styles with them. I actually prefer them to painting some times because they don’t take an entire night’s dedication. You can start and stop whenever you want and then pick up where you last left off. … Continue reading Time Lapse of a Great Horned Owl with Colored Pencils

Using Paint Markers to create Wildlife Art

I travel a lot and it is wildlife that I like the most about those countries. This does mean I have to be creative in the methods I stay artistic even when traveling. Paint markers are the best way for me to keep the creative juices flowing when I’m on the go. Today we will look at how to create a Chameleon on a branch. … Continue reading Using Paint Markers to create Wildlife Art

Airbrushing Waves on Canvas

The best way to really study waves is not painting them, it is watching them. Watching them crash endlessly on the shore is something that has fascinated me ever since I was a little boy. Today I will show you how I paint waves using the airbrush and paint brushes. So, grab your paints and let’s get to it. Artist’s Tool Box: Airbrush Compressor Paint … Continue reading Airbrushing Waves on Canvas

Airbrushing in Chiaroscuro style

This is a very interesting style of painting called Chiaroscuro. It is painting with light and using highlights to create shadows. Today’s subject is a study of a young girl’s profile. So grab your brushes and let’s get to it! So there you have it; some airbrushing white on black portraiture work. Building highlights to create shadows and the manipulation of light and dark, also … Continue reading Airbrushing in Chiaroscuro style

Pouring Paint with Silicone and Torch

Pouring paint is so very unpredictable but, that is what is so enticing about this style of painting! I do love to play with art that creates itself and when I do, it is so very therapeutic. So, grab some paint and let’s get to it. Artists Tool Box: Acrylic Paints Acrylic Pouring Mediums Silicone Pouring Oil Pouring Panels Mixing cups Continue reading Pouring Paint with Silicone and Torch