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There is lots of information on finding balance in our lives available. Nevertheless, for freelancers, small business owners, and aspiring artists, it might seem as though the only way to get ahead at work is to get behind at home. As a professional artist who juggles a busy painting career along with blogging, teaching, writing, social networking and family, I can speak on this subject with authority, because I have been guilty of imbalance myself.
Each of us come to art for different reasons. Some of the most common include the need to express ourselves and the desire to create memories of the things, people and places we experience. It’s freeing to be able to …
I can’t stop looking at Arlene Steinberg’s painting, Paradise Dreams (below; colored pencil and water-soluble crayons on heated paper, 12×12). Each time I flip through my newest issue of The Artist’s Magazine, I seem to stop on this page and stare, enjoying the color and depth of this image. At first the abstract quality of it lured me in, but as I look more, memories of Hawaii sneak into my consciousness. But that’s another story.
Nancy Hagin’s acrylic and watercolor paintings explore color symmetries and repeating patterns to deconstruct familiar objects into harmonious planes of color. In this free excerpt from The Artist’s Magazine (March 2013), she shares tips for acrylic painting.
This guide to watercolor for beginners discusses many different aspects of painting with watercolors from brush types to the chemistry behind watercolor paints. Enjoy learning about watercolor with this easy-to-read handbook.