Lookin' at You

I just might be looking at you. But then, maybe I'm looking at my sketchbook....

An artist’s notes: Christina Tenaglia

Images by Julie Torres, text by Christina Tenaglia / In addition to drawing and keeping sketchbooks, artists often take notes throughout the...

What Pigments did J.M.W. Turner Use?

According to Winsor & Newton, J.M.W. Turner's watercolor pigments included "Gamboge, Quercitron Yellow, Vermilion, various iron oxi...

The End of Landscape Painting?

Computer specialists have developed software that turns simple outline drawings into photo-real images.Segmentation map (left) and computer ...

Are Sunrise and Sunset Colors Different?

A listener to the BBC podcast The Naked Scientists asks: ""Can you tell from a painting, or a photo, whether it's sunrise or sunse...

Do Sheep Recognize Faces?

Rosa Bonheur -- Sheep studies in oilScientists studying the brains of sheep are learning a lot about their abilities at face recognition:1. ...

'I Went to the Morgues'

The Illustrated Press has released a new book on Rafael De Soto, who painted colorful scenes of crime and murder for the popular magazines. ...

Painting an Airliner in Gouache

I've got an hour before boarding, time enough for a quick portrait of this Boeing 757. (Link to YouTube) Here are some questions from Instag...