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One Still Life, Three Visions

By Anne Hevener

Explore the power of creative expression when three
painters—Leslie Lillien Levy, Claudia Seymour and Rainie
Crawford—paint from a single still life setup.

Bold Variations
By Sarah A. Strickley
In the ?rst of our 10th Anniversary “Artist Interview Series”
installments, we chat with Jimmy Wright about his latest encounters
with the still mesmerizing sun?ower.

Sacred Silence
By Deborah Secor
Elizabeth Mowry, the second painter in our “Artist Interview Series,”
talks about her current experience with pastels, landscape painting,
and how her creative goals have evolved.

Regal Resonance
By Ken Gofton
British artist and Royal Academician Anthony Eyton, who ?nds
inspiration in a variety of subjects, turns his artist’s eye to
everything from portraits, to botanical gardens, to abandoned power

The Pastel Royals
By Ken Gofton
Four members of Britain’s Royal Academy also share the distinction of
honorary status in the Pastel Society UK, making them the “crown
jewels” of England’s pastel scene.

Cosmos of Pattern
By Tamera Lenz Muente
Rick Stevens’ abstracted landscapes burst with colorful patterns that mimic the naturally occurring patterns of the land.

Art Matters
By Jessica Canterbury
Find out where pastels and pigs meet, celebrate Old Masters, and discover new online videos.

Pastel Pointers
By Richard McKinley
When a photograph must be your reference, use your tools to make sure it captures the live experience as much as possible.

Artist’s Viewpoint
By Margot Schulzke
When it comes to the use of black and white in painting, there are some gray areas.

Studio Smarts
By Deborah Secor
Discover a few illuminating tips for creating a well-lit studio.

Creative Spark

By Jimmy Wright

Sharpen your descriptive powers by returning to a subject you know for reinterpretation.

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