Gregory Strachov | Unique Landscapes in Watercolor

Born of Russian heritage in Caracas, Venezuela, Gregory Strachov (pronounced Stra-hoff) immigrated to the United States with his family in 1955. He followed “the road not taken” when he left his career as a chemistry and biology teacher and, in one year, earned a bachelor of fine art degree with teacher certification from Kean...

Painting a Western Landscape | Demonstration in Watercolor

While hiking along a canyon near the Colorado River in Utah, Gregory Strachov saw what looked like petrified dunes, majestic and luminous, glowing in the sunrise. Gregory attempted to memorize the color, which was changing as each cloud produced a slow-motion strobe effect. He wanted to paint the scene, conveying the size and scale...

The Artist’s Magazine July/August 2011 Online Table of Contents

Browse these bonus online articles from the July/August 2011 issue of The Artists Magazine. More Pastels by Robert K. Carsten See other still lifes from Carsten’s recycling series. Additional Acrylic Paintings See more works by Sherry Loehr, Pat Stanley, Rick Pas, Mark Bratovich and Donna Watson. Portraits by Jonathan Linton See his commissioned children’s...