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Jen’s Picks

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Warren’s Top Watercolor Techniques Learn Soon Warren’s to get her favorite painting techniques you’ll be able to use every time you paint in watercolor. You’ll get helpful information on choosing your materials and supplies, and then you’ll work along with Soon to see how those paint properties can be used and adapted to your subject. You’ll learn the properties of staining vs. …

Competitions

  • Currently Open for Submissions!

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    Artistic Excellence from Southwest Art is now accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is June 16, 2014. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

New Art Workshop Video

Colored Pencil Techniques: Glass with Janie Gildow

Preview Colored Pencil Techniques: Glass now for important characteristics of glass needed to portray this subject with realism and sparkle, as well as colored pencils tips for creating glass on a white surface, how to transfer line drawings to a dark surface, and easy exercises for portraying colored glass.

Visit ArtistsNetwork.tv for more information about Colored Pencil Techniques: Glass with Janie Gildow and other art workshops.

Art Demos & Techniques

  • Three Surfaces for Watercolor Painting, Explained

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    in addition to your paint and brush, you need a specific surface on which to work. Who would’ve thought that paper would make such a big difference? For beginners, that answer (at least) can be solved here, now.

Featured Art Books

  • All the Art eBooks You Could Want and a Few You Didn’t Know You Needed

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    The only thing better than buying one hardcover book at $19.99 or less is having access to a bunch of books at the same price! Did you know that you can access a lot of our books through our eBook subscription site before they ever reach shelves? It’s just one of the many benefits of subscribing ...

Northlight Shops

Workshop

  • Art of the Carolinas 14th Annual Trade Show

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    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.  

Coupon

  • Special Artist’s Network Coupon

    Masters of Splash

    For a Limited Time: Masters of Splash Collection   There is a lot to celebrate with the latest volume in the Splash series, Splash 15: Creative Solutions. Over the years, North Light has received thousands of submissions from artists hoping to see their work published in the Splash series. From that group, there are a handful of artists ...

VIP

  • North Light VIP (Very Important Painter) Program

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    Join the North Light VIP (Very Important Painter) Program today for exclusive savings on the tools and inspiration you need to create successful art. As a VIP, you’ll save on art magazines, books, videos and so much more! Get access to exclusive sales, enjoy your subscription to The Artist’s Magazine, free shipping on all your North Light ...