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  • March 2015 Artist of the Month | Wendy Carney

    March Artist of the Month

    Congratulations to our March Artist of the Month, Wendy Carney! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition. Her painting North End Flavors is below. Keep scrolling to see what Carney has to say about her process and the amazing time she was stunned to see her own work in a friend’s home! Boston, MA I ...

Current Issue

April 2015

This issue features work from Andrea Rich, who does woodcuts, portrait artist Alyssa Monks (on the cover), Philip Pearlstein at 90 years old, Dale Laitinen with watermedia, and more! Also included is a lesson on rendering shadows, learning to work with impasto, and a product review of Staedtler’s new pencils! There’s much more in our April issue, so make sure to get your copy today. You can click the cover or the “buy now” link.

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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

  • Floral Still Life | Demonstration in Oil


    Opulence, with its 40 carnations and five Victorian receptacles, required thorough planning, not only because of the complexity of the setup, but also because I was racing against time; those flowers would eventually wilt, and I wanted to paint them from life.


  • 5 Quick Tips for Expanding Your “Creative Edge”

    Acrylic collage, creativity tips

    Mary Todd Beam is here to help us bolt out of circular thinking so that we can find more satisfaction with our art. Her book, “Creative Edge: Art Exercises to Celebrate Your Creative Self,” is a great one to have on hand, as you can easily pick it up when you’re in a funk or ...

Online Event

  • Upcoming Online Events


    Art Chats with Linda Fisler and Alyson Standfield | Wednesday, March | 1pm-2:30pm EDT Click here 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!


    The Annual Art Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is now accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is April 1, 2015. 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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    Pastel painting techniques

    Limited collection special: Save 40% on the Chinese Watercolor Painting Collection  Learn to create dazzling Chinese watercolor with the expert instruction found in this limited Chinese Watercolor Painting Collection! This collection features resources and art supplies that will teach you how paint in the traditional Chinese brush painting style and also encourages you to branch out from the traditional subject matter. The ...


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