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.
Landscape/Interior Finalists from The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Art Competition
Landscape/Interior Honorable Mentions from The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Art Competition
Congratulations to the 30 winners of our annual art competition! Here (and in our December 2011 issue) we celebrate the winners from the Landscape/Interior category.
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...
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 gallery of her pastels below… MORE RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS • Watch art workshops on...
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.
In the December 2011 issue of The Pastel Journal, four artists shared tips on critiques beyond the classroom. Denver painter Desmond O'Hagan, for example, recommends one particular method of self critique: turning the painting upside down to make it easier to see its values. View a gallery of the artists' pastels.
Lorenzo Chavez, whose work you'll find in the December 2011 issue of The Pastel Journal—on the cover, no less—delights in painting winter in pastel. View a sampling of his masterful winter pastels.
In Solstice Shadows (above; watercolor on paper, 11×15), Kris Parins used digital technology to preserve her subject’s luminosity—and her enthusiasm for painting it. I was born and raised in snow country, but I spent the last seven winters in the South painting tropical subjects. When I experienced the season in the north woods of...
“Paintings of Weir Farm” is an exhibition of lyrical landscapes emerges from the palette of the nationally recognized painter Andrew Jones.