The Artist’s Magazine

Latest Post from The Artist’s Magazine

  • 3 Steps to An Instant Art Composition

    Art composition tips from Ian Roberts |

    Paying attention to the design of your art composition is crucial for a successful painting. Read this excerpt from “Design-Driven” in The Artist’s Magazine.

Current Issue

The Artist's Magazine December 2017 IssueDecember 2017

Pick up our December 2017 issue to see work from Laara Cassells, Diane Edison, Ken Kewley and many others! Also included are the 15 student winners from our Annual Art Competition! Our December issue is full of great information and instruction, so click the link below to order your copy today!

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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

    “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 ...


  • Drawing Basics: Learn 10 New Habits

    The month of January brings to mind new resolutions and goals for us all. Finding and utilizing drawing tips and exercises is one way to keep your new art commitments going, and Katherine Tyrrell has just the tool to help.

Online Event

  • Landscape Painting: All About Edges | Paint Along 41 LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

    Sample Demo for Paint Along 41 Landscape Painting All About Edges, by Johannes Vloothuis

    WEB SEMINAR: Landscape Painting: It’s All About the Edges! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM ET DATES: 3 Saturdays: December 2, 9, and 16, 2017 The class may extend more than 4 hours 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. Registration for Landscape Painting: ...


  • Currently Open for Submissions!

    All Media Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is October 16, 2017. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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