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Tag: Landscape Painting: Techniques & Tutorials
Painting directly and quickly, California watercolorist Michael Reardon creates fresh landscapes full of light. “The clarity of light in California, and especially northern California, is pretty special,” he says. “I find that watercolor just lends itself to it.” You’ll find …
The Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision by Linda S. Ferber and The New York Historical Society (Skira Rizzoli International Publications) includes more than 100 images of paintings that celebrate the American landscape.
With the onset of fall, the dance of warm colors across the palette of the landscape is again having its influences upon many a pastelist. For some painters, the peak of color has passed, for others, it is nearing its high point, and for an unfortunate few situated in locations that lack the appropriate flora, it is of no consequence. Whether you are an artist motivated to capture this seasonal show with pigment on surface or not, there are good lessons to be learned through contemplative observation this time of year.
English artist Glenys Ambrus unites a ﬂair for pattern with color in her paintings of subjects found close at hand. Read our full-length feature on the artist’s work in the December issue of The Pastel Journal. Plus, enjoy an online-exclusive …
Jaenicke explains how a cruical lesson in value helped her move beyond theory to an interpretive, more expressive approach to color. “Once I understood more clearly how to prioritize values over particular color choices, it was liberating.