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In this excerpt from Stan Sperlak’s feature article “Into the Night” from The Artist’s Magazine (June 2013), Sperlak demonstrates how to complete a sunset landscape from start to finish. Scroll down to read this step-by-step demo, and learn how to portray with pastel the ethereal qualities of night.
Using luminescent acrylic paints, Tom Bacher paints landscapes and portraits with spectacular lighting effects. He combines different brands of fluorescent and phosphorescent paints to achieve the look he wants for various elements in paintings that change in color and composition over time.
See a painting demo by mixed media artist Sandrine Pelissier, showing how she created her newspaper collage, acrylic & ink piece, Recycling Life, a winner in The Artist’s Magazine’s 2013 All Media Art Competition.
Every month we put together a sneak peek slideshow with some of the great pieces of art featured in that month’s issue. Click “play” on the video below to be transported to the world of The Artist’s Magazine’s June 2013 issue, and to see works by Stan Sperlak, Robert Burridge, Sarah Lamb, and Max Ginsburg. If you enjoyed it, be sure to give it a big thumbs up in YouTube, and let us know what you think in the comments!
This past summer, I was lucky enough to visit the National Gallery in London. Scattered throughout are thousands of artworks, and after walking through just a few of the rooms, I began to feel overwhelmed by looking at the portraits–like I was seeing my own fragile humanity reflected back at me. The subjects all looked beautiful, young, and vibrant, but of course, they’ve all been gone for a long time.
In this free excerpt from “Introducing the Airbrush” in The Artist’s Magazine (May 2013) by Daniel K. Tennant, he describes how to use a traditional brush, in combination with airbrush techniques, for a flawless finish in his still life painting.
Engaged in his own version of time travel, David Ligare, with his confessed obsession with ancient Greco-Roman culture, creates his exquisite paintings in a search for primal unity. In this free excerpt from “Literate Landscapes” by Richard Stull in The …