School Me Saturday: Experience RED

It’s time again for School Me Saturday, our informal art school of sorts, and today we’re learning all about Gamblin Artists’ Oil Color‘s range of red oil colors: Along with black and white, red made up the palette of pre-historic times. The combination of iron and oxygen is not only responsible for the red that […]

Introducing Jansen Chow, Watercolor Artist

We are delighted to introduce DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Artist, Jansen Chow! Jansen will take us step-by-step through his process for making a watercolor portrait. All Daniel Smith Watercolors, Sets, and Grounds are on sale for 40% off during the month of March – so now is the perfect time to test out some colors, treat yourself […]

Artist Michele Usibelli and M. Graham Artists’ Gouache

Check out this video of artist Michele Usibelli using M. Graham Artists’ Gouache Paint for her studio and plein air work. M. Graham Gouache is made in the time-honored tradition of binding pigment with pure honey and gum arabic, just as it was for Dürer and Boucher. The base of Northwest blackberry honey protects the […]

Introducing Joanna Barnum, Watercolor Artist

We are delighted to introduce DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Artist, Joanna Barnum! Joanna will take us step-by-step through her process for making a watercolor portrait. For this portrait painting, “Fae”, I started with a photo of my friend Amy, a dancer and professional fairy, who did an impromptu photo shoot with me at a festival. I […]

SumoGrip Premium Erasers Are Ideal for Reductive Drawing

SumoGrip Premium Erasers work like ultra-fine sandpaper to get into the small grooves of paper and grab and trap erased graphite. Check out this video where artist Lemia Crescent uses the SumoGrip Premium Eraser to play with highlights, textures, gradation in tone, and to create contrast between light and shadow in her graphite illustrations. She […]

“Imagine A New Way Of Painting” with Sennelier Abstract Acrylics

Let’s follow Sennelier artist Julien Raynaud to his home town of Marseille (France) and see how he paints with Abstract® Acrylics by Sennelier. We really like how he changes things up with the Abstract Tip Set. Julien also uses the new Abstract Acrylic Ink, which doesn’t drop until mid-late March. Don’t worry, we’ll let you know […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

AMOUR: Laura Kimpton (@laurakimpton) Presented by Timothy Yarger Fine Art This was easily one of the more popular pieces on view at the 2019 LA Art Show last month. Artist Laura Kimpton is the conceptual force behind the Monumental Word Series that began back in 2009 at the annual Burning Man art event in Nevada. […]

Hauser & Wirth: Annie Leibovitz. The early years, 1970 – 1983

Beginning 14 February, Hauser & Wirth will present ‘Annie Leibovitz. The early years, 1970 – 1983,’ an extension of the 2017 survey of the same title presented by the LUMA Foundation at the festival Rencontres d’Arles, France. The first comprehensive exhibition in Los Angeles devoted to the earliest work of this renowned American, ‘The early […]

Pentel Creative Challenge 1: What Is Love?

Are you a maker, visionary, entrepreneur, artist — or all of the above? This month, Pentel is accepting submissions for the Pentel #WhatisLove Creative Challenge! Answer the question “What is love?” with a visual creation and submit your work to the Pentel Creator Collective’s first ever Creative Challenge. How you make your piece is as […]