Insights for Painters on Pigments & Paint Color

Insights for Painters on Pigments & Paint Color

Understanding Mineral and Modern Pigments for Painters Paint companies and chemists divide color pigments, used for making paints, into two distinct categories: mineral (made from natural sources known as inorganics) and modern (made synthetically known as organics)....
How Painting and Writing Are Similar for Artists

How Painting and Writing Are Similar for Artists

—Jessica Fender is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog writing this article. I once spent half a day in one room of the D’Arcy Museum in Paris. It housed a special exhibit of Van Gogh, displayed in a timeline of his works, from early to late. One thing struck...
Setting Up Your Home Art Studio

Setting Up Your Home Art Studio

—Cassandra Rosas is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog writing this article. Whether you enjoy doing some oil painting, sketching, or creating sculptures, it’s essential to have a place at home where you can be creative. If you don’t have an art studio at home,...
7 Mistakes Most New Painters Will Make

7 Mistakes Most New Painters Will Make

—Emily Henry is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog writing this article. Are you a perfectionist? Do you dream of making your very first painting into a masterpiece? This is a tough goal if you are just starting off on your painting journey, and may actually...
Edvard Munch. About This Norwegian Artist & His Painting Style

Edvard Munch. About This Norwegian Artist & His Painting Style

—Opal Miyamoto is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog, writing this article. EDVARD MUNCH (1863-1944) was a printmaker and painter from Norway. His works were famous for exploring certain subjects such as anxiety, isolation, and inner anguish. Unlike the...
The Best Art Advice Ever!

The Best Art Advice Ever!

—Emily Harrinson is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog, writing this article. During my art career I’ve received a lot of advice. Some of it I asked for, and some of it was given whether I wanted it or not — an accumulation of the good, the bad and the...