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  • New Work by Ethan Murrow and Francisco Souto

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    Two of Drawing’s favorite artists are currently holding solo exhibitions featuring terrific new work. Ethan Murrow, whose graphite drawings often depict pseudo-pioneers and adventurers embarking on strange missions or tasks, is featured in the exhibition “State Flag” at Winston Wachter, in New York City. The exhibition introduces a fascinating series of semi-allegorical drawings inspired by the ...

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Winter 2014

Drawing Winter 2014Each 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

  • Egg Tempera Painting Demo by Koo Schadler

    Image of Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons by Koo Schadler

    Egg tempera artist Koo Schadler used a host of techniques to create Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons. Learn how she approached her egg tempera painting process and achieved her many textural effects with this step-by-step demonstration.


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  • Artists Network Online Events and WetCanvas Live!


    Guerrilla Marketing for Artists with Barney Davey | Tuesday, May 6th from 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET Click here to register! Art Chats with Linda Fisler: Quang Ho–Simplicity-One of the Basics (Often Forgotten) | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Click here to register! ...

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  • Understanding Value and Tone for Better Painting


    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 ...


  • Currently Open for Submissions!


    The Annual Art Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is now accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is May 1, 2014. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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