Plein Air Painting Session: LA Central Library on World Book Day, April 23rd with Roofless Painters

Attention oil painters! Join Roofless Painters for a very special plein air painting workshop to celebrate World Book Day (Tuesday, April 23). They’re painting the Los Angeles Central Library from The Bonaventure Hotel. The workshop is $75, and all painting materials are supplied (medium-OIL). Setup and clean-up is on them, too – just show up […]

Our L.A. Voices: A Pop-Up Arts & Culture Fest

Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2019; 11 am – 5 pm  Grand Park’s week-long spring arts experience, Grand Park’s Our L.A. Voices – a Pop-up Arts+Culture Fest is a regional arts gathering that focuses exclusively on the diverse and powerful artistic talent in Los Angeles County. This FREE arts fest will feature short film, […]

Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair 2019

Art books. Yet another expensive habit I can’t shake, like I don’t know, living in Los Angeles. But omg, don’t you just love art books? Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair in Little Tokyo will host 100+ FREE conversations, workshops, performances, and other artist-led programs. And art books. The event draws more than 35,000 individuals […]

Art Jobs: Registrar at Los Angeles Modern Auctions

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) seeks a full-time Registrar to join the auction house. The ideal candidate is highly organized with great attention to detail. LAMA is the leading auction house on the West Coast for modern and contemporary fine art and design, and candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, high-intensity working environment. The Registrar […]

Getting Started with Plein Air Painting

Happy Plein Air-pril! Have you always wanted to try busting out of your art studio and painting en plein air? Or has it just been a while since you’ve been out painting? Either way, you’re in luck! Thanks to Royal Talens, artist Justin Vining walks you through the basics of getting started with plein air […]

Art Jobs: Gallery Associate at SPRÜTH MAGERS

SPRÜTH MAGERS is looking to hire a Gallery Associate: The Gallery Associate provides support to all members of the gallery staff, primarily to the Directors of the Gallery, while seated at the front desk.  We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic team member who is keen to learn and to commit to working intimately with […]

The Other Art Fair DTLA, March 28-31 at The Reef

The Other Art Fair is back in DTLA this March 28-31 for an third edition at Magic Box at The Reef. While it may seem like there’s yet another art fair every month, tamp down your cynicism, we’re only three months into 2019 (hello, it’s only March), this is a good thing. With pieces starting […]

QoR MINI Watercolor Set: Compact Color for artists on the move

MINI Watercolor Set by QoR fits 12 half pan watercolors in a tin smaller than an index card. It fits perfectly in pocket or purse for urban sketching and plein air painting and is on sale for 40% off!!! The deep, rich, beautiful color of QoR Modern Watercolors with its exclusive Aquazol binder provides more […]

How To: QoR Masking Fluid

QoR offers a latex-based Masking Fluid to complement their range of modern watercolors and mediums. Masking Fluid is ideal for hard-edges and highlights with watercolor compositions. Have you tried using masking fluid when working with watercolors? If you haven’t yet, now is the time to try! QoR Masking Fluid and all QoR Mediums and Grounds […]

How-To: Neocolor II Water-soluble Wax Pastels

This video covers various basic techniques with NEOCOLOR® II Water-soluble Wax Pastel by Caran d’Ache: drawing, graded applications, washes, watercolour effects and techniques. Soft, velvety texture, ultra-high pigment concentration, luminous colours, excellent light resistance, and superior covering power – these are more than just crayons. The NEOCOLOR II Water-soluble Wax Pastels have the widest color […]