Artist T. Allen Lawson shares a tip for using sandpaper while creating a painting.
Learn how to prepare copper panels for oil painting; view images of dogs portrayed in art; pack the right gear for a plein air adventure; and more, from the June 2012 issue of The Artist's Magazine.
Copper plate, if properly prepared, is a smooth, archival oil-painting surface that’s been used by artists for hundreds of years with stunning results. This demonstration shows how to prepare copper plate for painting with oils.
Congratulations to Michael De Brito, whose work has been featured in The Artist's Magazine. De Brito was recently interviewed on CNN's iReport.
Artist Paul Fenniak shares this close-up view of an oil portrait painting, and discusses texture and glazing for the artwork.
Read an exclusive expert from the book Van Eyck to Dürer: The Influence of Early Netherlandish Painting on European Art, 1430-1530, edited by Till-Holger Borchert.
David Jamieson is our March 2012 Artist of Month. His oil painting, Golf Pencils, was a finalist in the floral/still life category of The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition. Keep reading to learn how he came to art later in life and how he's motivated to paint.
Enjoy portrait painting, the process and the results, with help from Chris Saper’s new book, Classic Portrait Painting in Oils. In this free one-hour online event on February 28, Saper opens up the pages of her book and gives you a sneak peek into Classic Portrait Painting in Oils, taking the mystery and guesswork...
In addition to being a painter, Tom Root is also a songwriter, musician and writer of children’s stories. He studied drawing and painting at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut, under Aaron Shikler and Deane G. Keller, and at Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. He lives...
Luminous skin tones, reach-out-and-touch fabrics, verisimilitude of facial features—these are all characteristics of a portrait by Marvin Mattleson, whose client list includes CEOs from Met Life, NYNEX and ITT, as well as composer Philip Glass and the Archbishop of New York, Edward Cardinal Egan. But whose work does Mattelson admire—and why? Read his...