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Get your copy of the Fall 2015 issue of Acrylic Artist available now!

Latest Post from Acrylic Artist Magazine

  • 3 Tips for Painting a Rainy Cityscape

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    It’s no surprise that a rainy downtown area begs to be painted. The contrast of headlights and streetlamps, the reflections of sky on pavement and the hurried pace of those trying to avoid getting soaked–Mike Barr’s “Late Rain” exemplifies this and more.

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More than 18 of today’s hottest working artists are showcased in the fall issue of Acrylic Artist—dig in for ideas and inspiration that will inform your own work. Cover artist Angus Wilson shares how he creates masterful pieces that have an impromptu air that belies a deliberate approach. Then we take a completely different look at acrylic art with the portraiture work of Danielle Richard. Richard’s realistic portraits showcase her ability to capture light and evoke timeless emotion. Jean Pederson take Liquitex Professional paint markers and spray paint tools to the Test Zone and shares techniques that will prod artists towards experimentation. Plus, you’ll find outstanding examples of abstract art by Denise Athanas– an artist who gives her creative intuition free rein as she begins each painting and then waits to see what emerges. We also explore painting the wet city, seascapes, art that evokes a particular place and season and much more!

Demo of the Week

  • Floral Still Life | Demonstration in Oil

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    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.

Online Event

  • Upcoming Online Events

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    Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Chris Saper | Tue, Sept 22, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT | Learn how light and color influence skin tones, overcome the limit of photography and more! Live Q&A. Click here to register now!

Competitions

  • Currently Open for Submissions!

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    The All Media Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is October 15, 2015. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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