Friday, July 03, 2009

Improve your art: 20 years’ of best tips and tricks from The Artist's Magazine

Just wanted to let you know about a great article that I found and didn't want you to miss it: Over at, they're offering a free download of twenty years' worth of the best tips and tricks as a free .pdf. Tips are offered on a wide array of topics including:
- Boosting your creativity
- Landscape lessons
- Fashions for florals
- Drawing basics
- Block busters
- Oil options
- Medium methods
- Portrait pointers
- Techniques to know
- Solutions for still lifes
- Watercolor ways

The intro to the article states:
"For the last 20 years, The Artist’s Magazine has worked hard to help readers like you perfect your painting techniques. The helpful resources we provide issue after issue instruct aspiring artists in every subject, from tips on how you can create a useful reference sketch to information on how to frame your final piece. In honor of our anniversary, we’ve carefully scoured each and every issue to find what we believe to be the best advice for artists. So read on to review those pointers you learned from us in the past, and discover a few you might have missed the first time around."

Hope you enjoy the article as much as I did!