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“There are three things that are important: feeling, imagination, and the means to communicate.” Everett Raymond Kinstler, one of America’s leading portraitists, shared this insight in the newest issue of Drawing (Winter 2014). His feature article focuses on the importance of the sketches of his models and subjects, and how he’s able to convey not ...
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Painting self-portraits has a long and continuing tradition, from Rembrandt to Vincent van Gogh to David Leffel. It’s a wonderful way for artists to experiment with materials and techniques while creating interesting characters. In the Studio (page 29; oil, 40×30) was painted directly on the canvas from life, using a mirror, without preliminary drawings or ...
Celebrate National Craft Month by participating in the Art Abandonment movement, where artists leave random works of art in public spaces to inspire and delight others.
FREE Online Event – Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Correct Them with Sandra Angelo | Tuesday, March 18th, 1:00-2:00pm ET Do you avoid putting people in your art? No more. An expert at simplification, Sandra Angelo’s super simple systems allow you to skip past years of agonizing mistakes. Using her insider tips, tricks and shortcuts ...
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 ...
The Annual Art Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is now accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is April 1, 2014. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.
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