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  • How to Breathe Life Into a Portait | A Conversation with Oil Artist Kadir Nelson

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    In last year’s Annual Art Competition, we had the pleasure of getting to know oil artist Kadir Nelson. His piece A Hole in the Roof puts a unique spin on figurative work; it’s brimming with personality and story. Read below for a more in-depth conversation with the artist about his process and inspiration, and don’t ...

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April 2017

Pick up our April 2017 issue to see work from Jesse Lane, David Jon Kassan, Tanja Gant, and many others, too! Also included is an Ask the Experts on the safe disposal of paint, a Drawing Board on drawing eyes, and lots more! Our April issue is full of great information and instruction, so make sure to get your copy today. You can click the link above or the “buy now” link, below.

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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

  • Incorporating Multiple Images, Techniques and Styles

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    “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 ...

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  • How to Breathe Life Into a Portait | A Conversation with Oil Artist Kadir Nelson

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    In last year’s Annual Art Competition, we had the pleasure of getting to know oil artist Kadir Nelson. His piece A Hole in the Roof puts a unique spin on figurative work; it’s brimming with personality and story. Read below for a more in-depth conversation with the artist about his process and inspiration, and don’t ...

Online Event

  • Paint Along 33: Painting From Photos: How to Simplify | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

    Sample painting from photos by Johannes Vloothuis

    Landscape Painting and Urban Painting from Photos! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM EST DATES: 3 Saturdays: April 1, 8 and 15 WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Register for the Paint Along 33: From the Photo to the Painting: How ...

Competitions

  • Currently Open for Submissions!

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    AcrylicWorks 5 from North Light Books is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is March 1, 2017. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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    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 ...