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  • Glazing: A Historical Glimpse and a Contemporary Study

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    “Just as we can look deep within a ruby so  can we look deep within a skillful glaze.” This comes from Michael Wilcox, the author of a gorgeous book simply titled, Glazing. The following is an excerpt that gives a historical account of this oil painting technique. Also included below is “Texture and Glazing,” a close-up look ...

Current Issue

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This issue features work from artists Richard Schmid, George Shipperley, Jerry N. Weiss, Judi Betts, David Macaulay, and more! Also included are our winner from the All Media competition, upcoming exhibitions, a Master Class on Mary Cassatt, testing out Golden Artist Colors’ new watercolor line, and much more! Click here to see our Learn More 2014 page!

 

More from The Artist’s Magazine:

View the winners of our 29th Annual Art Competition: Landscape/Interior, Floral/Still Life, Portrait/Figure, Abstract/Experimental and Animal/Wildlife.

 

Demo of the Week

  • Painting with White: A Step-by-Step Demonstration

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    White-on-white paintings are not necessarily without colorful hues. In fact, these paintings can reflect all colors and shimmer with vivid iridescence like the hypnotic color refractions thrown from a prism.

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  • Understanding Value and Tone for Better Painting

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    Did you know that good drawing and rendering skills will help give you a solid foundation in tone, otherwise known as value? Value is how light or darkness of a color. For example: If you took a black and white photograph of your painting, the shades of grey would be the different values or tones within the ...

Competitions

  • Currently Open for Submissions!

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    Artistic Excellence from Southwest Art is now accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is July 31, 2014. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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  • 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.  

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    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 ...

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