The Artist’s Magazine
- Progression of Heavenly Hues: A Pastel Step-by-Step Demo In this excerpt from Stan Sperlak’s feature article “Into the Night” from The Artist’s Magazine (June 2013), Sperlak demonstrates how to complete a sunset landscape from start to finish. Scroll down to read this step-by-step demo, and learn how to portray with pastel the ethereal qualities of night.
- Pastel Pointers | Shades of Green, Part 2 Green can be a tough color to handle, but with color temperature finesse, sensitive observation, wise selection, and artistic permission to sometimes tweak reality for the sake of a harmonious outcome, a successful lush painting can be achieved.
- Creativity Workshop | Loosen Up by Richard Stephens
Over the years, I’ve had many students take my watercolor workshops because they want to “loosen up.” Because I strive for a loose, spontaneous look in my watercolor paintings, they want to learn my tricks.
One of the “loosen up” painting challenges I give my workshop students is to create a complete watercolor painting ...