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September Artist's MagazineSeptember 2014

This issue features work from artists Malcolm Ludvigsen, Mary Ellen Johnson, Dean Mitchell, Nancy Depew, Maira Kalman, and more! Also included are upcoming exhibitions, a Master Class on Raphael Soyer, testing out the Genie Canvas, and much more! Click here to see our Learn More 2014 page! Buy Now


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


    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.


  • Painting the Landscape: 11 Questions and Answers with Johannes Vloothuis

    Learn how to paint the landscape, for beginners

    With Johannes Vloothuis guiding the way, thousands of artists from around the world have learned how to paint. His teaching methods are geared toward those who are new to painting (maybe you or someone you know) and to those who are experienced. Starting as a mentor on, he now has instructional DVDs and teaches ...

Online Event

  • Online Events and WetCanvas Live!


    FREE Online Event: Art Chats with Linda Fisler: The Myths and Realities of Creating a Painting | Friday, August 22th 1:30 – 3:00PM ET Click to register now!

Lori McNee

  • Understanding Value and Tone for Better Painting


    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 ...


  • Currently Open for Submissions!


    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.

Northlight Shops


  • Art of the Carolinas 14th Annual Trade Show


    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 or 800-827-8478 ext. 156 Sharon DiGiulio.  


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    For a Limited Time: Successful Pastel Portraits with Alain Picard Value Pack  Join artist and expert Alain Picard in a thorough exploration of pastel portrait painting. This collection includes Alain’s three workshop DVDs, his skin tone chart brochure, a Terry Ludwig pastel set exclusive to this collection, a signed print from Alain, and an article with pastel ...


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