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  • Two Weeks Left: Enter Drawing’s 2014 Shades of Gray Competition!

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    The deadline for the 2014 Shades of Gray Competition is September 8–only two weeks left! This competition offers artists an opportunity for their accomplishments to be recognized in Drawing magazine. To enter, a work must be created entirely in black, white and gray in media including, but not limited to, graphite, charcoal, pastel, chalk, colored ...

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Summer 2014

Each issue of Drawing provides working artists with information and inspiration regarding the foundation of all art: drawing. If you work with charcoal, graphite, pen, colored pencil, or any other drawing media, this is the magazine for you.

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Demo of the Week

  • Colored Pencil Techniques | Create Tantalizing Texture

    Finished colored pencil tutorial for Melissa Miller Nece's Artist's Magazine demo for Let's Make Her Into a Mermaid

    Melissa Miller Nece demonstrates step by step how to create texture beneath colored pencil. In this tutorial from The Artist’s Magazine’s September 2012 issue, she shows how to start with an alkyd underpainting over a textured clear gesso layer for a looser, luminous colored pencil look. Don’t forget to scroll down to see how she ...

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  • Rebels Against the Grain of Society

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    With 40 years of painting and teaching under his belt, Dean Nimmer has recently come out with a book that speaks to those of us who look at things a little more deeply than some. Creating Abstract Art: Ideas and Inspirations for Passionate Art-Making, includes exercises on abstract art for beginners (and those with more ...

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  • Understanding Value and Tone for Better Painting

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    Did you know that good drawing and rendering skills will help give you a solid foundation in tone, otherwise known as value? Value is how light or darkness of a color. For example: If you took a black and white photograph of your painting, the shades of grey would be the different values or tones within the ...

Competitions

  • Currently Open for Submissions!

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    Artistic Excellence from Southwest Art is now accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is July 31, 2014. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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    Registration now open! 14th Annual Trade Show at the Hilton North Raleigh. 100+ Workshops in all media! 35+ instructors. FREE admission and FREE parking! Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 14th, 15th & 16th. Workshops begin Thursday, Nov. 13th – Register online for the workshops. For more information visit www.ArtoftheCarolinas.com or 800-827-8478 ext. 156 Sharon DiGiulio.  

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