The Artist’s Magazine

Latest Post from The Artist’s Magazine

  • Drawing the Human Head


    Concentrate first on seeing and drawing basic planes of dark and light; then proceed to smaller shapes and details. (An excerpt from Drawing Expressive Portraits) by Paul Leveille Drawing the human head correctly takes practice, but I never consider it work. To me, people are the most fascinating subjects to study and to draw. There’s no chance for ...

Current Issue

Pick up our June issue to see work from John N. Agnew, Gregg Kreutz, nine artists from China, Warner Friedman and more! Also included “8 Ways to Make Your Drawing a Stand Out,” how to use warm and cool color temperatures to your advantage, a Road Test on Royal & Langnickel Moderna brushes and lots more! Our June issue is full of great information and instruction, so make sure to get your copy today. You can click the June 2016 link above or the “buy now” link.

Click here to see our Learn More 2016 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

  • Incorporating Multiple Images, Techniques and Styles


    “Incorporating Multiple Images, Techniques and Styles” is a demonstration by David N. Kitler, who is featured in the April 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Harpy Eagle (Chick) Montage (above; graphite and acrylic, 30×41) is a good example of a painting in which I combined a number of techniques and approaches: a marbling effect on the ...


  • Artist Spotlight: Abstract Art That Speaks Volumes

    Water Lilies by Niam Jain

    In the June 2016 issue of The Artist’s Magazine we feature the abstract art from the young artist Niam Jain. At 13-years-old Jain’s unique abstract work helps express that which he cannot: his voice. Jain falls on the autism spectrum, and with his communication limited, he sought an outlet to help give meaning to his innermost feelings. His work ...

Online Event

  • Landscape Symbols Workshop with Johannes Vloothuis

    Johannes Vlootuis Landscape Symbols Wet Canvas Live Online Course

    TIME: 1:00 to 4:00 PM EST DATES: 3 Saturdays: May 7, 14 & 21 . Join Johannes for this online art class where you’ll learn helpful art lessons for successful landscape paintings. Register for the Landscape Symbols Workshop now! Johannes will help you understand the elements of the landscape as “symbols” in the language of painting, just as we all understand “letters” ...


  • Currently Open for Submissions!


    The Annual Art Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is April 1, 2016. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

Northlight Shops




  • North Light VIP (Very Important Painter) Program


    THE NORTH LIGHT VIP PROGRAM IS BETTER THAN EVER! You’ll Love This Art Membership If: You want to dedicate yourself to your art & save at the same time You love learning new painting and drawing techniques & approaches You’re an artist looking to save money, get great deals and improve your painting or drawing For decades, North Light has ...