Art Mediums & Drawing

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August 2015 Artist of the Month – Robin Murray

Congratulations to our August Artist of the Month, Robin Murray! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Lonesome George is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s process and when his best ideas come to him! Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan ~ www.natureartists.com/robin_murray My siblings and I were home schooled and I...

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How to Paint Trees in Watercolor, Pen & Ink

How to Paint Trees The beauty of painting trees is that, like faces and snowflakes, every one of them is different. It’s no wonder then, that the approach to painting trees is different for every artist and in every medium. But when it comes to learning how to paint trees using watercolor and pen...

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Drawing Magazine, Summer 2015 Table of Contents

We’re excited to unveil the summer 2015 issue of Drawing magazine, which is an exploration of the many materials that can be used for drawing and the infinite variety of ways that they can be mixed and combined. Among the drawing materials you’ll learn about are ink, charcoal, wax, silverpoint and cut paper. Artists featured include...

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Online Gallery: Fantasy Drawings by Paul Kidby

Fans of illustration and fantasy drawing get a treat in the summer issue of Drawing, which features an interview with the British artist Paul Kidby. Kidby has spent some 20 years illustrating for the late Terry Pratchett, author of the sprawling, best-selling Discworld series of satirical fantasy novels. Kidby’s work on Discworld has ranged from book...

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Online Gallery: Brooks Salzwedel

In the summer issue of Drawing magazine we introduce Brooks Salzwedel, whose mixed media landscape drawings (created with materials including graphite, resin and Mylar) are simultaneously dreamlike and daunting as they examine the discord between nature and technology. Here we’re happy to present a larger sample of the artist’s work. To see more, download or purchase your copy of the...

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Painting Loose | Jean Haines’ World of Watercolor

Watercolor artist Jean Haines, featured in the October 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist, is known for painting a wide range of subjects in a loose and interpretive style. Light, color and sections left to the viewers’ imagination play a vital role in her work. “One of the ways I’ve found to challenge myself and advance my...