The home of The Artist's Magazine, Watercolor Artist, Pastel Journal, Drawing magazine, North Light Books, WetCanvas and more! These magazines celebrates the creative life and the creative act, the artist as well as the art, by showcasing the best work—in all media and in all styles—of the best artists working today.
Have you ever looked at a painting and just sighed with pleasure? Everything fits. Everything makes sense. That’s the power of harmony in art. And painting harmony is easy to do if you know what to look for and how to manipulate your colors, shapes, and forms.
What if you had the keys to the artistic kingdom? With each of these essential for making art, that is exactly what you have. Understanding and applying the building blocks of art (or the elements and principles of art as they are often called) is what takes an artist from beginner to master.