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Kevin Kelly paints a 48×80 canvas with acrylic, and shows, step by step, how he does it in this demonstration full of acrylic painting tips.
More than 20 of today’s hottest working artists are showcased in the summer issue of Acrylic Artist—dig in for ideas and inspiration that will inform your own work. Cover artist Hugh Greer shares how his drawing and compositional skills combine to create inviting work that collectors love. Jean Pederson walks you through a step-by-step portrait demo full of mark-making techniques that translate to creating the illusion of texture. Tesia Blackburn’s creativity column explains why working in series is good for your art (and your wallet). Plus, you’ll find outstanding examples of photorealistic paintings from Michael Riddet, insights from Filomena Booth on creating abstracts that delight (and sell!), and tips from Elaine Twiss on painting glass.
Demo of the Week
Opulence, with its 40 carnations and five Victorian receptacles, required thorough planning, not only because of the complexity of the setup, but also because I was racing against time; those flowers would eventually wilt, and I wanted to paint them from life.
Delve into a world of dynamic beauty, joyful spontaneity, and infinite floral possibilities. Get to know this floral goddess, Carrie Schmitt, as she tells the story of her creative journey. Art is Carrie’s saving grace and continues to be her own personal soul work. And with her new book, she is on a mission to help ...
Artistic Excellence from Southwest Art is still accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is July 31, 2015. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.
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