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Beyond Street Art | How ArtWorks Helps Artists

In the October 2016 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, we talk with Colleen Houston, the Vice President of Programs and Operations at ArtWorks in Cincinnati, Ohio. Best known for the more than 100 street art murals, the non-profit organization does much more than simply beautify the Queen City outwardly. Read what Houston has to say about ArtWorks...

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Jean Haines Shares Watercolor’s Therapeutic Effects | Paint Yourself Calm

“Everyone can escape from stressful life situations to find inner peace simply by playing with colour.” —Jean Haines Haines is an author, international workshop instructor and award-winning expressive watercolor artist whose East-meets-West painting style has been exhibited in a number of galleries and collected throughout the world. She shares more of the therapeutic effects...

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Oil Painting Special Issue: New Realism

The Artist’s Magazine presents New Realism: Contemporary Takes on the Figure, a 116-page curated collection of the best portrait and figure oil painting tips, step-by-step demonstrations and professional advice from today’s hottest oil painters. Their portrait and figure work represent a renewed commitment to realism and representation in painting today. Traditionally trained, these artists put their own...