A series from The Museum of Modern Art featuring Corey D'Augustine.
How to paint like Mark Rothko
Learn how to paint like artist Mark Rothko, a major figure of the New York School in the decades following the Second World War.
How to paint like Barnett Newman
Newman called the lines in his paintings “zips.” Learn how they’re made and how they work.
How to paint like Franz Kline
Kline’s gallerist broke into his studio and replaced cheap paint with fine art paint—but Kline didn’t thank him.
How to paint like Ad Reinhardt
How does Reinhardt make his “black paintings” with no black at all?
How to paint like Jackson Pollock
Pollock drew in space with thin, industrially-produced paints over a canvas on the floor—learn how!
How to paint like Yayoi Kusama
Learn how to paint like artist Yayoi Kusama, a vital part of New York’s avant-garde art scene from the late 1950s to the early 1970s.
How to paint like Agnes Martin
Sharpen your pencils and learn how Martin painted.
How to paint like Willem de Kooning
Learn how to paint like Willem de Kooning, one of the key artists of the postwar Abstract Expressionist style, also referred to as "action painting."