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Announcing the Winners of AcrylicWorks 3

Congratulations to the 112 artists selected for North Light Books’ third annual Best of Acrylic competition AcrylicWorks 3: Celebrating 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 “AcrylicWorks 3 Winner Notification”...

African lion drawing by Lee Hammond | ArtistsNetwork.com

Do What You Love and the Opportunities Will Follow

For those of you who know me, I have been struggling over the last few years, trying to decide if I'll move permanently away from Kansas City. I’ve worked diligently for many years to create the wonderful studio and student base that I have there. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed being the forensic artist on call...

Everything Reminds Me Of You by Ajay Brainard

June 2015 Artist of the Month | Ajay Brainard

Congratulations to our June Artist of the Month, Ajay Brainard! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Every Thing Reminds Me Of You is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the thought process behind each work of art and what his very first art project was! Visit the artist’s website at www.ajaybrainard.com My...

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Pastel Pick of the Week | Brian Cobble “Scratching the Surface”

Pastel artist Brian Cobble's latest show (his sixth) at Valley House Gallery in Dallas is called "Scratching the Surface," a rather apt description for the meticulous approach the artist takes in his pastel work. The settings of his paintings vary from lived-in, sometimes quirky urban and suburban environments to serene, natural landscapes, and each...