Free Articles From The Artist’s Magazine: Learn More 2014

Free articles and links from
The Artist’s Magazine, December 2014:

tam1214_160Two demonstrations by Nicholas Raynolds:
Portrait drawing: graphite as a transparent medium

Our Competition Judges Talk:
•Why they chose the 2014 winners and what makes a good contest entry.

Limited-Palette Oil Portrait
Demonstration

Harold Gregor:
Painting Landscapes of the Heartland

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Free articles and links from
The Artist’s Magazine, October 2014:

tam1014_160Paul Jackson’s Watercolor Techniques: Painting Silver and Gold
Painting Silver and Gold

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

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Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, September 2014:

The Artist's Magazine 9-14 Cover
Is an MFA for You?

Opinions pro and con from artists and instructors


Articles by Koo Schadler
Know and understand your pigments
DIY colored transfer paper
Gesso recipe for a true gesso panel
Paint like the Masters with one-source lighting
How to choose studio lighting
Best wall colors for studios


See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:

• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, July/August 2014:

tam0814_160DPI and Pixels Demystified! 
Learn What “DPI” stands for and what pixels mean for your art practice.

Digital Photography terms: RGB and CMYK
• Learn about more digital photography terms and how they apply to  your works of art.

Spontaneous Tendencies of an Abstract Expressionist
Read more about Wolf Kahn, who appeared in our July/August issue.

Commercial Success and “True Art” 
• Barney Davey joins the perennial debate: whether it’s possible to be a commercial success and create “true art” at the same time.

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, June 2014:

tam0614_160Watch a video interview with Jeanette Pasin Sloan
• Check out this Bing interview with artist Jeanette Pasin Sloan, featured in our June 2014 issue!

Composition Tips
• Read this article by Ian Roberts, detailing useful composition tips for your paintings (composition over subject!).

Scratchboard Demonstrations
• Cathy Sheeter shows how to create an animal on scratchboard.

How to Photograph Your Artwork
• Read this step by step guide for taking professional looking photos of your work.

Artist Interview
• See the full interview from June’s “Then and Now” column with realist artist David Leffel.

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, May 2014:

tam0514_160Gel Medium Goes Green
• Chris Saper tests Gablin solvent-free gel medium

The Scoop on Shiva
 Brian Burt tries Richeson Oils-Shiva Series on Richeson Gessoed Hardboard.

Paint for the Impatient
• Michael Chesley Johnson-how to paint with alkyd oils

Portrait Drawing in Graphite:
• A demonstration by Nicholas Raynolds

Encaustic Analysis Close-Up
 Kim Flora explains how she created her encaustic work Starlight and the Harbor.

Getting Started in Encaustic
 Learn the basics of this wax medium with Kim Flora.

Mystery Build Art Contest
 Read about one of the winners from last year, “Tick Tock.”

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, April 2014:

tam0414_160Chris Saper Tests Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel Medium | Road Test
• An artist tries Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel Medium in the studio and en plein air.

Mixed Media Step-by-Step:
• Follow Cathy Woo’s start to finish process for an abstract mixed media work.

Instructional Articles Free Online:
• Search our vast selection of online articles by specifying medium and/or genre in the search box on our articles page.

February Artist of the Month:
• See how Barbara Jaenicke creates wintery pastel landscapes in her selected painting, Daybreak Shadows.

Free Wallpaper!
 Download gorgeous, free fine art wallpaper for your desktop now!

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Featured Artist Page:
• Peruse our featured artist page for articles and demonstrations by some of the most-searched-for fine artists on the Internet.

Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, March 2014:

tam0314_160An Interview with Jack Richeson:
• Read about Jack Richeson’s family business, his favorite products, and more, in this interview with The Artist’s Magazine.

Oil Painting on Paper:
• Creating Oil Paintings on Paper: Peter Fiore Tests Arches Oil Paper.

• Mounting Oil Paintings on Paper Onto a Board.

Instructional Articles Free Online:
• Search our vast selection of online articles by specifying medium and/or genre in the search box on our articles page.

January Artist of the Month:
• See how Denny Bond creates watercolor portraits with detail and precision in his selected painting, Ninety-Two.

Free Wallpaper!
 Download gorgeous, free fine art wallpaper for your desktop now!

March Road Test:
Ursula Roma reviews High Flow acrylics from Golden Artist Colors

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Free articles and links from 
The Artist’s Magazine
, January/February 2014:

The Artist's Magazine (Jan/Feb)

See the winners of our 2013 Annual Art Competition:
• Landscape/Interior
Animal/Wildlife
Portrait/Figure
Still Life/Floral
Abstract

Chris Beck: Create Bold, Brilliant Watercolor Art:
Read Beck’s step-by-step explanation of her watercolor painting techniques.

Albert Munsell’s Color Theory:
Read the article on Graydon Parrish’s workshop based on Munsell’s color principles. 

Jeanette Pasin Sloan:
Watch a Bing video interview with the artist as she discusses the struggles of dedicated oneself to art.

December Artist of the Month:
• See how Harold Munoz creates portraits with contemporary realism in his selected painting, Ecléssiaste.

How to Photograph a Painting:
• 
Read this step-by-step guide by professional art photographers Ric Deliantoni and Al Parrish.