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The joy of pastel is being celebrated across the globe. Most recently, in France, with the First Salon International Pastel d’Opale, which opened last weekend at the Forum des Loisirs in St Léonard near Boulogne. English artist Cheryl Culver, the president of the Pastel Society UK, was the Guest of Honor.
Celebrate National Craft Month by participating in the Art Abandonment movement, where artists leave random works of art in public spaces to inspire and delight others.
Artist Lee Hammond discusses ways to create accurate drawings, including using the grid method, a plumb line, and the controversial projector.
We never really know what our paths are going to look like over the long haul, and the watercolor paintings of Ron Thurston, featured in Watercolor Artist (April 2014), are perfect examples.
Find out the best methods for storing and shipping finished pastels and protect your work from damage.
“In many of my water paintings," says Charlene Gerrish, “I focus almost solely on the reflections, because that’s where the strongest graphic possibilities lie. I love when a painting looks like an abstract design up close, but reveals its true subject at a distance." Read more here!
by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager March has arrived, and as we near closer to the end of winter, we are already seeing the beginnings of spring! Here in Colorado we’re starting our wild swing into the warmer months, with one day dumping snow and the next, a perfect Bluebird day! And those beautiful...
It stands to reason that the more you do something, the better you’ll get. Writing stories, playing music, and drawing/painting are the first three examples that come to my mind. For today’s newsletter, I’ve invited Patti Mollica, a workshop teacher for GOLDEN Artist Colors, to share the reasons that she paints daily so that...
Read how one art student proved that "it's possible to have an awesome life, but it's up to ourselves to do it."