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Competitions / Shows / Societies (log in to see all items)

Societies offer information on competitions, meetings, conventions, lessons and a great deal of information to help further your progress in a particular field of art. Most produce newsletters and publications full of beneficial information.
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Multiple Mediums (log in to see all items)

We offer Traditional Fine Art Online courses and educational videos. Each (TAAO) Tucson Art Academy instructor is a renowned artist who is passionate about teaching you. All of our content from concept to completion has been put together by Fine Artists who want you to excel in your art journey. We believe that craft precedes artistry.

Let us help you improve your craft and master your technical challenges. Designed for students at every skill level and in every medium: oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, and clay for sculptors.
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Acrylic (log in to see all items)

Step by Step
Video Tutorial
Approximately 1.5 hours
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Full step by step painting tutorial of a sunset and lake with Golden fluid acrylics. How to paint water and sunsets.
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15 minute tutorial with captioned instructions
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This is a fun piece for beginners and intermediate work in acrylic.
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Colored Pencil (log in to see all items)

Colored pencil is translucent, so as you layer and blend colors, those in the lower layers show through, allowing you to create luminous effects and subtle shifts of value and hue. This takes time, but working on a heated Icarus Art drawing board cuts the time drastically.
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Oil (log in to see all items)

From Bob Ross style landscapes to anatomy studies, there’s plenty of info out there to take you from beginner to pro.
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Watercolor (log in to see all items)

Watercolor lesson, wet on wet technique without drawing: "Piece of heaven"
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There is something so satisfying about a wet-on-wet technique paired with salt textures! This beautiful head of hair is soaking up the universe, creating a fun galaxy-inspired painting.
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A large array of tips for watercolor beginners. Scroll down to see the index of articles. Inexpensive paid lessons also available.
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Techniques and tutorials online for beginners, intermediate and advanced warercolorists.
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3D (log in to see all items)

MASTERCLASSES IN FIGURATIVE ART
Learn classical techniques from world-class sculptor, Amelia Rowcroft, through professionally produced video courses.
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Sculpting a head. Sculpting demo how to sculpt female head in water based clay . This sculpting demo will teach you how to make realistic sculpture of beautiful women.You will learn
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This course will teach you how to model an eagle in clay in easy steps, from beginning to end. Learn and master sculpting a realistic bird of prey, with this easy to follow method. You will watch short videos that show and explain each step in the process.
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Articles (log in to see all items)

Published On 6/24/2023
A new category for the Artist of the Month articles
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More than 30 PC Art Club members spent time each June day sketching.
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These artists harness the natural properties of watercolor to depict people and animals on the move.
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The most serious artists often have their work professionally scanned so they can sell reproduction prints. That's overkill for most of us. All you need these days is a smartphone and a few pointers for taking a clear, well-lit photo.
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General - To Do (log in to see all items)

To date WHAM, along with residents, have made and delivered 3800 cards to Surprise and Peoria senior facilities, uplifting many senior’s spirits. WHAM would like to expand this campaign into the Goodyear/ Avondale / and Buckeye areas. We are asking for people to help us make cards to deliver to those who cannot see their loved ones.
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