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  • One Week Left in Drawing’s 2015 Competition!


    Artists, draftsmen, sketchers, lend us your works on paper! The deadline in Drawing magazine’s 2015 Shades of Gray drawing competition is only a few days away: Entries must be received by October 5.  If you’d like to see your own work in the pages of Drawing (and on this website!) this is your chance. The Shades of Gray competition challenges artists to ...

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Summer 2015

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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  • 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 All Media Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is October 15, 2015. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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  • Art of the Carolinas 14th Annual Trade Show


    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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