Top Art Blogs

Stay-up-to-date with the latest news & trends in your favorite medium with our series of art blogs. Covering pastel with “Pastel Pointers from Richard McKinley”, the Watercolor Artist blog, acrylic & art news and more from The Artist’s Magazine blog. Each top art blog shares tips & features fellow artists who dive deeper into process and inspiration, sharing their top art tips and tricks with you.

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Drawing, Spring 2015 Preview Video

The spring 2015 issue of Drawing focuses on the beauty and versatility of black-and-white drawing. We reveal the winners in our annual competition of black-and-white work and also look at artists who draw wildlife in graphite, landscapes in charcoal, and portraits in a variety of media. Visit our online store to purchase a copy or to...

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Shades of Gray 3: Drawing Competition Winners Revealed!

We’re thrilled to present the winning drawings in Drawing magazine’s third annual Shades of Gray competition. This contest challenges artists the world over to create artwork in any drawing media, so long as the works are entirely made up of black, white and gray tones. No color is allowed–not even toned paper. The grand-prize winner of...

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Drawing Magazine, Spring 2015 Table of Contents

The spring issue of Drawing magazine is here, and with it comes the usual dose of artistic inspiration, including the winners of the 3rd annual Shades of Gray Competition. To see it all, click here to purchase a copy, click here to download the issue, or click here to subscribe. Happy sketching! Features Island Light The charcoal landscapes...

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Portrait Drawings from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts: Online Exclusive

If you’re a fan of a traditional, classical approach to drawing, you’ll love the current exhibition at The Drawing Center, in New York City, which features a wide selection of portrait drawings from the collection of the esteemed Ecole des Beaux-Arts, in Paris. The school is virtually synonymous with the academic approach to drawing and...

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Online Gallery: Dane Patterson

In the spring issue of Drawing magazine we introduce Dane Patterson (www.danepatterson.com) and his graphite-pencil drawings that present surreal visions of the mundane aspects of everyday life. Here we’re happy to present a larger sample of the artist’s work. Enjoy! And to see more, download or purchase your copy of the new issue of Drawing.