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  • Fifth Annual Shades of Gray Competition: Winning Drawings Unveiled


    Drawing magazine is thrilled to present the 14 winning drawings in our 5th annual Shades of Gray Competition. This year the grand prize goes to Texas artist Julio Reyes for his mixed-media drawing Deliverance. Also receiving top prizes are Katherine Young, Agnes Grochulska and Janet Evander. A full writeup of the competition will appear in ...

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Winter 2017

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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  • Student Competition Spotlight | Oil Artist Devon Rodriguez

    Student Competition winner Devon Rodriguez

    In the 2015 Student Competition, we met Devon Rodriguez, an inspiring, young portrait and figure artist. His work has continued to improve and evolve ever since. Take a look below at some of the artist’s work. Don’t forget to enter this year’s competition today. ~ Student Competition Spotlight | Devon Rodriguez “I was born in the Bronx and raised on Brook ...

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  • Paint Along 33: Painting From Photos: How to Simplify | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

    Sample painting from photos by Johannes Vloothuis

    Landscape Painting and Urban Painting from Photos! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM EST DATES: 3 Saturdays: April 1, 8 and 15 WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Register for the Paint Along 33: From the Photo to the Painting: How ...


  • Currently Open for Submissions!


    AcrylicWorks 5 from North Light Books is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is March 1, 2017. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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