Acrylic Artist Magazine

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Latest Post from The Artist’s Magazine

  • Interview With Jimmy Wright: Turning Toward the Sun


    Jimmy Wright’s sunflower paintings can be found in an number of notable collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In this interview with The Artist’s Magazine, he explains how, for 20 years, he continued to breathe new life into this iconic image.

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March 2014

For Love of Art and Artists Jack RichesonRunning a family business is a challenge that is never completely met. When I began Jack Richeson and Co., Inc. over 30 years ago, I never imagined that one day this business, in an industry I love, would be able to provide an income not only for 8 family members, but also for over 60 …

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Demo of the Week

  • Egg Tempera Painting Demo by Koo Schadler

    Image of Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons by Koo Schadler

    Egg tempera artist Koo Schadler used a host of techniques to create Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons. Learn how she approached her egg tempera painting process and achieved her many textural effects with this step-by-step demonstration.

Online Event

  • Artists Network Online Events and WetCanvas Live!


    Guerrilla Marketing for Artists with Barney Davey | Tuesday, May 6th from 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET Click here to register! Art Chats with Linda Fisler: Quang Ho–Simplicity-One of the Basics (Often Forgotten) | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Click here to register! ...

Lori McNee

  • Understanding Value and Tone for Better Painting


    Did you know that good drawing and rendering skills will help give you a solid foundation in tone, otherwise known as value? Value is how light or darkness of a color. For example: If you took a black and white photograph of your painting, the shades of grey would be the different values or tones within the ...


  • Splash 16 Winners Announced


    Congratulations to the 121 artists selected for North Light Books’ latest watercolor competition Splash 16: Exploring Texture! If you see your name below, please check your email accounts (and junk boxes) for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Splash 16 Winner Notification” no later than Friday, ...

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  • Art of the Carolinas 14th Annual Trade Show


    Registration now open! 14th Annual Trade Show at the Hilton North Raleigh. 100+ Workshops in all media! 35+ instructors. FREE admission and FREE parking! Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 14th, 15th & 16th. Workshops begin Thursday, Nov. 13th – Register online for the workshops. For more information visit or 800-827-8478 ext. 156 Sharon DiGiulio.  


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    Jean Pederson’s Mixed Media Premium Palette is the ultimate collection of resources for artists looking to explore new techniques in both watercolor and acrylic paints. Along with Jean’s three new video workshops, you’ll also enjoy her two books, Expressive Portraits and Mixed Media Painting Workshop. Plus, this premium palette includes Jean’s own Pocket Guide to ...


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