Inspiration artistique

Mars 2017 Artiste du mois | Nicholas Stirling

Congratulations to our March 2017 Artist of the Month, Nicholas Stirling! Stirling was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His piece Stoic can be seen below. Read more about the artist below and why this piece resonates with him in these changing times. Ontario, Canada ~ nstirling.com/oil-paintings-gallery Stoic (oils and resins on wood, 30×40) by Nicholas …

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Comment respirer la vie dans un portrait | Entretien avec l'artiste peintre à l'huile Kadir Nelson

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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8 raisons de participer au concours artistique annuel dès maintenant!

So, you’re an artist. CONGRATULATIONS! We love you already! Artists Magazine’s Annual Art Competition is a pretty big deal, and I can probably read your mind. Watch me. You’re probably thinking…why should I care about entering the Annual Art Competition? What chance do I have at winning? How can this help motivate me? What others ways can I …

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L'art raffiné rencontre la gastronomie | Cet artiste crée de l'art en céramique unique en son genre

Merging design and art together, artist Molly Hatch creates one-of-a-kind ceramic art. Her whimsical work is contemporary, but also historical. Hatch’s ceramic art is inspiring, leaving us hungry for more. (Yes, that’s a food pun. Deal.) So Artists Magazine sat down with the artist to learn more about how she brilliantly merges fine art with fine dining. …

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10 principes de peinture que chaque artiste devrait connaître

Yes, many great artists urge their peers to break the rules. And, yes, letting loose and being in the moment set a solid foundation for a successful painting session. However, as one of the arguably greatest artists of all time, Pablo Picasso, used to say: So before you start breaking any rules, we are here …

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Listes de lecture d'art studio | Trouver les morceaux parfaits pour votre processus de création

Need new art studio playlists to listen to? Well, Artists Network and Artists Magazine asked readers to suggest songs for the entire creative process, whether you’re warming up creativity or winding down from a seriously productive painting session. And their recommendations did not disappoint. Get ready to add some new tunes to your art studio …

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Où es-tu? 10 invites d'art de la géographie inspirées par lieu

See Places Creatively and Put Images to the Landscapes of Your Mind Are you “ well-grounded”? Do you “know your turf ”? What does it mean to “feel at home”? All these phrases stress the desire to know where one is in the universe — physically, spiritually and creatively. Without a doubt, a sense of …

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L'avenir de l'art | Étudiants lauréats du concours artistique annuel 2018

We celebrate the student winners of our 2018 Annual Art Competition For the past 35 years, we’ve recognized the dedication and accomplishments of our Annual Art Competition winners. Join us in celebrating the student winners of this year’s competition, whose boundary-pushing work has us excited for the future of artmaking. ABSTRACT/EXPERIMENTAL 1st place Catherine Ying …

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Nouveau numéro gratuit d'Inspired, un magazine numérique pour artistes

Today’s guest editors are Kelly Kane and Anne Hevener, sharing news about the newest issue of the free digital magazine, Inspired (Spring 2013). Inspired Letter from the Editors Spring is just around the corner, bringing with it a heightened sense of hope and new beginnings. We hope you’ll find much among these pages to help you …

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Soyez audacieux et partagez votre art avec le monde

Maple, Wisconsin has a population that’s under 700 (as of the 2000 census). Of those 700 or so residents, at least one of them is an accomplished artist who has won first place in The” artist magazine>’s Annual Art Competition. To be specific, in 2012, the floral/still life category; the artist: Jeffrey T. Larson. In …

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Plans d’été: visitez le programme d’art mural de Philadelphie

Murals are always a fun surprise. One minute you’re walking down a city street composed of muted grays and faded blacks, and the next, you’re staring at a colorful urban masterpiece, painted joyfully across the side of a building. We’re lucky enough to have some stunners here in Cincinnati, but Philadelphia is universally recognized as …

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Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda? Simplement fais-le

I was at a party recently that included laughter, spontaneous singing, and dancing to improvisational music around a bonfire. I’ve found my home in a circle of friends that is made up of talented visual artists, musicians (banjo, violin, clarinet, drums, flute, guitar, and more), dancers, and all-around creative individuals. What a good home, it …

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Comment David Jon Kassan peint des portraits à l'huile

This article on David Jon Kassan and his portrait painting tips originally appeared in the April 11, 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine under the title “Urban Studies,” by Jill Bossert. Brush Back (oil, 24×23) by David Jon Kassan The conventional portrait shows a seated figure ostensibly in comfort as he or she looks toward …

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Artiste du mois | Kathryn Weisberg

We’re happy to present Kathryn Weisberg as our Artist of the Month! Kathryn was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 29th Annual Art Competition. Her impressionist oil painting, Route de Lavender (oil, 9×12) is below. Read on to learn more about her style and process! http://kathrynweisberg.com~ San Francisco, California Route de Lavender (oil, 9×12) by Kathryn …

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La créativité? Vérifier. Confiance artistique? Vérifier. Inspiration quotidienne? Hmmm…

I have a confession to make: choosing colors freaks me out. Whether it’s deciding what to wear for the day, or which hues to use in an art project, I prefer to rely on either my tried-and-true neutrals (and sure-fire combinations like brown and blue–one of my favorites), or I rely on inspiration from books, …

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Octobre 2013 Artiste du mois | Daryl Gortner

Today we welcome Daryl Gortner as our talented October Artist of the Month! Gortner was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 29th Annual Art Competition. Her painting, High Standards (oil on canvas, 30×48) is below. Keep reading to find out more about Gortner and her life! www.darylgortner.com ~ Fullerton, California High Standards (oil, 30×48) by Daryl …

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Monter un spectacle | Tomie DePaola

Tomie dePaola talks to another master illustrator, Will Hillenbrand, about the imperative of the picture book: being faithful to the heart—and to the delightful responsibility to enthrall and entertain. Among Tomie dePaola’s many awards are the Smithson Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota, and the Regina Medal from …

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Sketchbookers: il est acceptable de le faire en public

Drawing in my sketchbook is something that, until recently, I’ve pretty much only practiced at home. But without really thinking about it, I grabbed my sketchbook on my way out the door the other day, when I knew I’d have some down-time while I was out and about. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find my good pen, …

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Lauréats Paysage / Intérieur du concours artistique annuel 2013

Congratulations to the winners of The Artist’s Magazine‘s 30th Annual Art Competition‘s portrait/figure category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue, available at NorthLightShop.com. The juror for the Landscape/Interior category this year was Douglas Atwill. Click here to learn what he looked for when choosing the winning paintings. Landscape/Interior …

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Gagnants Portrait / Figure au concours artistique annuel 2013

Congratulations to the winners of The Artist’s Magazine‘s 30th Annual Art Competition‘s portrait/figure category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue, available at NorthLightShop.com. The juror for the Portrait/Figure category this year was Ron Monsma. Click here to learn what he looked for when choosing the winning paintings. Portrait/Figure …

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Still Life / Floral Gagnants du concours artistique annuel 2013

Congratulations to the winners of The Artist’s Magazine‘s 30th Annual Art Competition‘s Still Life/Floral category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue, available at NorthLightShop.com. The juror for the Still life/Floral category this year was Amy Weiskopf. Click here to learn what she looked for when choosing the winning …

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La chose la plus difficile (et la première règle) sur le dessin

Bert Dodson has illustrated more than three dozen books. He taught illustration and drawing for several years at the New York Fashion Institute of Technology, and today we celebrate his work by giving you a glimpse from his classic book, Keys to Drawing. One of the first points that Dodson makes is his Rule #1: …

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Janvier 2014 Artiste du mois | Denny Bond

Join The Artist’s Magazine in welcoming our January artist of the month, Denny Bond! Bond was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. His painting, Ninety Two (watercolor, 24×20) is below. Keep scrolling to see what Bond has to say about art and life. http://dennybond.com/index.html~East Petersburg, PA Ninety Two (watercolor, 24×20) by …

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Créer des peintures à l'huile sur papier: Peter Fiore teste le papier à l'huile d'Arches

Taking my first look at 140-lb. Arches oil paper, described as needing no preparation or ground for painting oil paintings on paper, I considered all the possible ways I could work with it. At first I thought of tinting the paper both transparently and opaquely with watercolor, gouache, acrylic—and oil. Then it occurred to me …

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Objectifs artistiques pour 2014: Qu'allez-vous accomplir cette année?

By now we’ve all had a chance to consider (and perhaps even forget!) our new year resolutions. I don’t put too much stock into these because they’re easily let go of and tend to be overambitious. That said, it’s important to evaluate where we are and where we’re going, because no matter what time of …

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Le pinceau des huiles accroché et la fluidité de l'aquarelle

Today’s newsletter is an excerpt from The Artist’s Magazine (March 2009), which featured the work of David Curtis in an article titled “Quick-Change Artist,” inspired by the fact that Curtis is comfortable painting with both oil and watercolor. Continue reading to learn more about his unique style. ~Cherie Quick-Change Artist (an excerpt) by Ken Grofton …

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Portraits à couper le souffle | Artiste Scott E. Bartner

Scott E. Bartner first came to The Artist’s Magazine’s attention three years ago, when he entered his work in our Annual Art Competition. One of his paintings was chosen as a finalist in 2010, and his work stayed in our memories since. I was thrilled to see his portraits featured in the January/February issue in …

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Art, passion et comment être l'artiste que vous êtes

There are times when we compare ourselves to others, when we’re unsatisfied with our work, when we question why we’re even doing it to begin with. It’s human nature. But there’s one thing that can keep artists from giving up, from putting away their tools of the trade and succumbing to the average life of those …

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Le moment où la peinture sur une toile est plus que de la peinture sur une toile

If you’ve seen the March issue of The Artist’s Magazine, by now you’ve probably at least browsed the entire issue, which wraps up with the Competition Spotlight–a page dedicated to finalists of the Annual Art Competition. Debra Carr’s work is featured in this issue, and I can see why. When you look at the page, …

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Des découvertes percutantes et percutantes

It stands to reason that the more you do something, the better you’ll get. Writing stories, playing music, and drawing/painting are the first three examples that come to my mind. For today’s newsletter, I’ve invited Patti Mollica, a workshop teacher for GOLDEN Artist Colors, to share the reasons that she paints daily so that you …

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Mars 2014 Artiste du mois | Jim Salvati

We’re excited to have our March artist of the month, Jim Salvati! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. His painting, Polka Dot Dress (oil, 18×18) is below. Keep scrolling to see what Salvati has to say about art and life. www.jimsalvati.com ~ West Hills, California Polka Dot Dress (oil, 18×18) …

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Avril 2014 Artiste du mois | David Cheifetz

Join The Artist’s Magazine in welcoming our April artist of the month, David Cheifetz! Cheifetz was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. His painting, The Chase (oil, 12×24) is below. Keep scrolling to see what he has to say! P.S. To watch an animation of his painting process for “The Chase,” click …

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Entretien avec l'artiste réaliste David Leffel: voir clairement

David A Leffel’s interview with Steve Smith originally appeared in the June 2006 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, available on The Artist’s Magazine 2006–2010 five-year CD/DVD and The Artist’s Magazine 2001–2010 CD/DVD. David Leffel, known for his representational painting, has never liked having a “real” job. The 40 hours a week of plodding along in …

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Karen A. Klein: Armoires De Curiosité

This article about Karen A. Klein’s series of Cabinets of Curiosities, by Meredith E. Lewis, first appeared in the January/February 2012 issue of The” artist magazine>. Sky Cabinet by Karen Anne Klein Many of Karen A. Klein’s paintings nod to an earlier (and older) enthrallment with natural ephemera and rare oddities. Beginning in the 16th …

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Entretien avec Jimmy Wright: se tourner vers le soleil

This article from The Artist’s Magazine by Robert K. Carsten  first appeared in the June 2007 issue, available as a single-issue digital download or within The Artist’s Magazine’s 2007 Annual CD. Jimmy Wright’s vibrant and expressive sunflower paintings are in many noted collections including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Recently a visiting artist in the …

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Aquarelle de Joseph Raffael: vers la lumière

This interview with Joseph Raffael, conducted by Betsy Dillard Stroud, first appeared in the May 2014 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. All images in this article are courtesy of Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York City. Joseph Raffael’s watercolor flowers transcend any modern definition of realism. The peony in New Cycle (watercolor, 73-1/2×89) pulls us into …

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Un outil simple pour la gravure (Indice: vous en avez probablement déjà un)

Printmaking is a fascinating way to make marks in your art, whether it’s mixed media, abstract, or beyond. Traci Bautista, author of Printmaking Unleashed, knows it inside and out, as she fearlessly explores ways to use unexpected objects to create new designs. Scroll down to learn how to create your own stencils by using a …

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Artiste du mois de juillet | Roger Dale Brown

We’re excited to have our July artist of the month, Roger Dale Brown! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art” competition>. His painting, New Orleans Street Car is below. Keep scrolling to see what Brown has to say about art and life. www.rogerdalebrown.com ~ Nashville, Tennessee I took art in high school and did very well but art wasn’t …

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Peindre le paysage américain, un État (et une histoire) à la fois

Jane Chapin has accomplished a goal that is highly admirable, in my humble opinion. She bravely traveled across America, painted a heartfelt landscape in every state, paid tribute to a military veteran from each state, and published a book about her experience. To top it off, Chapin has been and continues to donate her full …

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Une connexion difficile à reproduire | Pourquoi K Hu peint des portraits

It surprises me, sometimes, to hear about the questions that people ask professional artists. Urban sketches and plein air painters alike have experienced odd questions and comments from passersby, but they’re not alone. K. Hu can attest to this, as you’ll see below. A woman had asked her if she paints “anything besides portraits,” and …

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Peintures à l'huile qui englobent l'ange et le démon sur votre épaule

Mary Ellen Johnson is a “precision realist” whose subject is all American, and yet also universal –it is food, delicious, memory-jolting, decadent food. As you can see in these two examples of her oil” paintings>, the results of her labor are almost real enough to taste. Johnson’s work is featured in The Artist’s Magazine (see her Hot Fudge …

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50 citations d'art originales à lire et à répéter

Sometimes, as we talk and write, and communicate in general, magic happens. Handfuls of words come together and land in the right places, giving us nuggets of inspirational gold. I’ve been the online editor of ArtistNetwork.com long enough to have seen many of these treasures, provided mostly by our expert art instructors. Because of my love …

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Méfiez-vous de l'artiste | Un modèle de sculpture de citrouille amusant (et gratuit)

Here at Artist’s Network, we love to have fun just as much as we” love to draw>, paint, and create art. And even better, we like to have fun with art! So, we dreamed up something fun to incorporate into our favorite spooky holiday, that shows off just how much we love to be creative. …

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Quand les autres ne sont pas aussi passionnés par votre art

When I opened the newest Strokes of Genius recently, I saw a drawing that couldn’t have been more fitting for the moment. Just prior to opening the book, I had received a rejection–something that we, as creatives, are bound to encounter at some point. In this case, it was a rejection from a literary agent …

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Un portrait de famille qui n’est pas idéalisé (par l’artiste portraitiste Edgar Jerin)

Rachel Rubin Wolf has a slight bias when it comes to art, and she’s not afraid to admit it. As the editor of the Strokes of Genius series, she sees numerous paintings and drawings, and must narrow them down to the best of the best. But when she was selecting art for Strokes of Genius …

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Pastel Portraits: Demo de Gwenneth Barth-White

In her pastel portraits, Gwenneth Barth-White draws on the delicate nuances and rich sensuousness of layered pastel, as seen in this step-by-step demonstration. 1. Charcoal value sketch 1. Charcoal Value Sketch: The sun is setting low, casting a red-gold beam on my model from the window. I’m crazy about this light situation in pastel portraits, …

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Des crayons de couleur magnifiques et parfois un peu bizarres

Today’s blog post features my exclusive interview with colored pencil artist Kristy Ann Kutch, who has taught more than 200 workshops. She’s the author of The New Colored Pencil and has just come out with three new DVDs as well. Enjoy! Sculpted Dune (colored pencil) by Kristy Kutch CH: In your artist’s statement, you say that …

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La peinture impressionniste et pourquoi c’est le bon moment pour être artiste

Impressionist artist George Gallo wants you to learn not how to paint like him, but how to “paint like you.” Because Gallo has so much painting advice to offer, I’ve invited him to share his thoughts on Impressionist painting and art in general. It’s my pleasure to welcome him here. Lambertville in February (oil, 38×50) …

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Un portrait dessinant «une volonté indomptable»

When I look at portrait drawings of older individuals, I can’t help but wonder what stories are hidden behind their bright eyes. Their wisdom and experiences are told in the soft folds of wrinkles that can no longer hide behind makeup or be softened with night creams. Looking at Indomitable Will (below) by portrait artist …

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Le projet communautaire Artistes: créons des revues d’art

Overcome the Post Holiday Blues and Launch a New Art Adventure in 2015 – Art Journals  Personally, I experience the post-Christmas blues because I so enjoy getting ready for the holiday season, creating holiday art, and spreading holiday cheer. It was great to have Helen share how she celebrates Christmas through her art. Helen is the winner …

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Le projet communautaire d'artistes | Explorez le monde de l'art numérique

Explore the Wonderland of Digital Art From Digital Art Wonderland by Angi Sullins The digital art realm gives artists and creatives more flexibility in art creation. Artists can flex and change, edit and undo, and experiment risk free. Digital art and design offers a wide array of possibilities and when combined with traditional artwork the potential outcomes …

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L'importance des études de valeur pour les peintures à l'aquarelle

One of the newest kits from North Light Shop is the Watercolorist’s Guide to Painting Water, and it has plenty of resources to get you going, including Ron Hazell’s new book, The Artist’s Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor.  It includes more than 30 techniques, as well as a chapter on the importance of creating …

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Dessin d'art de griffonnage: comment créer un motif original

When it comes to doodle art, drawing your own patterns is an exciting way to build a piece of art that comes wholly from your experiences and the world around you. I was honored to co-host a series of zen doodle videos with Tiffany Lovering, one of which focuses on this specific area: Creating Original …

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Extrait vidéo du Magazine de l’artiste (juin)!

Watch a video preview of The Artist’s Magazine‘s June issue below. The June issue features artwork from some of the most prominent artists working today! These paintings are only a preview, so make sure to pick” up the issue> for inspiration and tips to use in your own practice. If you enjoyed this video preview, make …

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Mettez votre mannequin d'artiste au travail

Sarah Parks, featured in Drawing Secrets Revealed, is here to share tips on how to use an artist mannequin and an understanding of light for successful and simple figure drawing. She tells us that “understanding the elements of lighting is absolutely key to successfully using any of them to realistically render the volume of the …

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Essayez ceci: Une peinture en technique mixte en 4 étapes

The idea of painting can be overwhelming for beginners, especially those who are new to drawing. But don’t let that hold you back. There are ways to learn how to paint with watercolor so that you can convey a message, evoke a certain feeling or simply paint a subject expressively and loosely, without feeling married …

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Mélange de couleurs: un défi amusant pour maîtriser les couleurs

It may go without saying that if you’re an artist, you enjoy a good challenge. Painting and drawing doesn’t come easy to most people, and it’s the thrill of trying to do something that makes us want to accomplish some of our creative goals. But coming up with desired results takes a series of steps, …

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Août 2015 Artiste du mois – Robin Murray

Congratulations to our August Artist of the Month, Robin Murray! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Lonesome George is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s process and when his best ideas come to him! Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan ~ www.natureartists.com/robin_murray Lonesome George (egg tempera, 15.5×40) by Robin Murray My siblings …

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Perdez-vous, trouvez-vous avec les livres à colorier Doodle Zen

I was at a festival recently, where people gathered to teach, learn and create through a series of workshops for yoga, dance, music and art. Throughout the days and nights, folks would hang out on the grounds, people-watching and relaxing. I ended up doing just as much of this as I did taking workshops, and …

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Idée de croquis: Choisissez un sujet spécifique et dessinez une série

When someone loves something, it shows, even without him saying. When reading the introduction to Pete Scully’s Creative Sketching Workshop: 21 Sketch Crawl Ideas and Exercises, his love for sketching was apparent. Pete said that when he discovered the growing trend of sharing urban sketches with other artists online, his passion for drawing was reignited, …

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Comment choisir le meilleur cadre pour présenter et protéger vos œuvres

The primary purpose of a frame on an oil or acrylic painting is to focus your attention on the work of art—to create a unified whole that stands alone, separate, and invites undisturbed contemplation. The primary purpose of a frame on a work on paper is to provide structure for the protection and presentation of …

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Septembre 2015 Artiste du mois – Jim Smither

Congratulations to our September Artist of the Month, Jim Smither! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Bicycle Society – Amersterdam is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s trips abroad and how his education has helped his creativity evolve! Richmond, Virginia ~ jimsmitherfineart.com Bicycle Society – Amsterdam (transparent watercolor on paper, …

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Extrait vidéo du Magazine de l’artiste (novembre)!

Watch a video preview of The Artist’s Magazine‘s November issue below. The November issue features artwork from some of the most prominent artists working today! These paintings are only a preview, so make sure to pick up the issue for inspiration and tips to use in your own practice. Watch the Video Preview of The Artist’s Magazine’s …

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Démonstration pas à pas: comment dessiner un portrait

G’day mates! While we’ve introduced to you artists and techniques from all over the U.S., it’s always a thrill to go international and feature exciting things going on in the art world in Europe, China, and today, Australia. If you haven’t heard of it yet, allow me to introduce you to a hugely popular TV/DVD …

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Conseils de peinture de portrait: plusieurs sujets

Location, location, location. It’s amazing how much our area of residence can influence how we communicate. When I moved my family from the town to the country, I wasn’t prepared for the way it would affect my daily life, especially in the creative arts community. It’s just one reason I’m so grateful for the technology …

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Préparez-vous pour InkTober avec ces astuces de dessin

In addition to Halloween, pumpkin pie and sweater-weather, October has a special meaning for those of us who like to draw: #InkTober! If you’re not familiar with this awesome trend that was started by Jake Parker, let me explain.  Throughout the month of October, artists all over the world share their sketches and drawings by …

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Comment mélanger des pastels à l'huile ou des marqueurs dans un dessin Zen Doodle

Here at artistmagazine, we’ve been sharing Zen doodle techniques and tangled art, including how to draw tangles and doodling ideas. If you’re new to the style, let me explain: Zentangle® is a way of drawing geometrical or organic patterns that weave throughout each other. In its most authentic practice, artists try to reach a Zen-like …

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Inktober Doodle Art Inspiration | Gagnez un carnet de croquis gratuit et plus

Have you been drawing every day? It’s not too late to join the #InkTober challenge, and artistmagazine is here to encourage you to commit to it. Recently, I decided to let the season inspire me, so I grabbed my nearest sketchbook and pen (scroll down to see how you can win a mini-kit!) and went …

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Portraits de peinture: Pourquoi cet artiste est devenu «de plus en plus contrarié»

One of my favorite quotes of the past year came from artist Chris Cozen, who told me that when it comes to art, “it’s not finished until you’re happy with it.” I’ve held onto those words, repeating them in mind with every creative endeavor I’ve started, worked on, and when I was satisfied, completed. They …

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Exclusif: Tutoriel de peinture numérique avec Gilles Beloeil

You’ve asked, and we’re listening. Digital painting is a relatively new way to create art, and it’s only going to continue to gain momentum as technology advances and artists explore digital art tools and techniques. The November issue of The Artist’s Magazine features an article on the breathtaking work of Gilles Beloeil. Get your copy …

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Bases du dessin: la beauté d'un block-in

Today’s newsletter is from our archives and originally ran in September 2014. In this post, you’ll learn Sarah Parks’s drawing basics for creating a block-in; her drawing advice is included in an exclusive Top 10 Art Techniques: Pencil Drawing video workshop, newly available at North Light Shop. An Important Lesson on How to Draw for …

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Peinture à l'huile et 3 idées fausses communes

It’s an exciting time to be part of the artistmagazine community, and here are three reasons why: 1. You can win amazing prizes in our Holiday Sweepstakes, which is in full force. Today’s prize is %24160″ worth of papers from strathmore> 2. You now can access 500 art workshops with a subscription to artistmagazine.tv. That …

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Des qualités de peinture juteuse qui vous attireront

What draws you into your favorite pieces of art? Is it the use of color? The composition, perhaps? For Julie Gilbert Pollard, it’s the texture of the paint itself, specifically, in watercolor and oil paintings. “When I’m looking at paintings in a gallery or museum, the ones that cause me to stop in my tracks …

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Janvier 2016 Artiste du mois | Susan Brandsema

Congratulations to our January Artist of the Month, Susan Brandsema! Susan was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting Almost Home is below. Read more about how the artist how nature, photography and family all inspire her equally! Babylon, Long Island, NY ~ rsbabylon.fineartstudioonline.com Almost Home (oil, 11×14) by Susan Brandsema My …

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Un mélange de respect, d'inspiration et de frustration | Les bases du dessin

I’m usually pretty good at keeping secrets, but Sarah Parks has one that’s too good not to share. Actually, she has several, and they all involve one thing: drawing basics. We’ll get to that in a moment, but first I want to tell you that Sarah’s Drawing Secrets Revealed is part of an exclusive Master …

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Maison abandonnée | par Ephraim Rubenstein

This article on painting the abandoned house, written by Ephraim Rubenstein, originally appeared under the title “Life is a House” in the January/February 2014 issue of The” artist magazine>. . More than any place I know, Woodley, my home—and the subject of Woodley, Summer, Dawn (oil, 38×52)—imparts a sense of well-being. By this I mean it …

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Sur la peinture: paroles et sagesse de 7 maîtres

Today I bring you a special collection of thoughts and reflections on painting from some of the artists featured in The Art Students League of New York: Works and Wisdom from The Artist’s Magazine. This download contains 70 pages of master paintings that will leave you in awe, not to mention the art techniques and …

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Avril 2016 Artiste du mois | Elizabeth Barlow

Congratulations to our April 2016 Artist of the Month, Elizabeth Barlow! Elizabeth was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her piece Hers is seen below. Read more about the artists process and how having an artist for a father helped shape her own creative vision. Pebble Beach, CA ~ elizabethbarlowart.com Hers (oil on linen, 30×30) by …

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Coup de projecteur sur un artiste: un art abstrait parlant des volumes

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 …

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Juillet 2016 Artiste du mois | Tong Luo

Congratulations to our July 2016 Artist of the Month, Tong Luo! Luo was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His piece Lonely Girl can be seen below. Read more about Luo, his art education, what he tries to accomplish with his vision, and who has been a constant source of inspiration throughout his life. Guangzhou, China …

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La règle cardinale du mélange de couleurs

The Exploring Color Workshop kit is one of our newest collections, and includes Nita Leland’s Exploring Color Workshop 30th Anniversary Edition, Confident Color and her Color Scheme Selector (color wheel). Get it today while supplies last! Also, The” artist magazine> All Media Art Competition is open for entries through mid-October. Take advantage of the resources above, …

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Octobre 2016 Artiste du mois | Nancy Boren

Oil painter Nancy Boren is our October 2016 Artist of the Month! Boren was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her piece Mamma Mia! can be seen below. Read more about Boren and how the support from her family pushes her to do her best work. The Colony, Texas ~ nancyboren.com  Mamma Mia! (oil, 30×20) by Nancy Boren …

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Richard Whitten: Découvrez les étapes créatives de Amazing Trompe l’Oeil

Trompe l’oeil paintings by Richard Whitten lure the viewer with the illusion of space and depth. One may well imagine reaching out to grasp a striped ball or stepping through an archway to explore mysterious passageways. Then there are the attention-grabbing nonrectangular “frames.” Are these works paintings or sculptures? Those frames, however, are not frames, but …

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Figure peinture à l'huile en seulement cinq étapes

Andrew Conklin’s figure work was featured in The Artist’s Magazine’s Oct 2016 issue, and we loved it so much that we wanted to include more of his instruction online! Follow along to see how he completes a figure painting in oil in five steps. Here’s a short excerpt from the feature: The working environment of …

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Tiffany & Co. a inspiré l'art | Une leçon de peinture à l'huile

Jaye Schlesinger finds an evocative subject in packaging (like in this Tiffany & Co. bag). We’re proud to announce that she is the still life judge for The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition (now accepting entries). Here Jaye shares a free oil painting lesson, excerpted from The Artist’s Magazine, on how she created this still life. …

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8 outils simples pour démarrer votre projet de céramique

Ceramics Studio Tour 101 Are you eager to stroll down a different artistic avenue? Want to explore a new medium that is incredibly tactile? Why not try your hand(s) at the ceramics wheel? Dating back as far as 24,000 BC, the art of ceramics has a long and winding history. But the way in which …

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Attention à l'artiste | Un modèle de sculpture de citrouille amusant (et gratuit)

Here at Artist’s Network, we love to have fun just as much as we” love to draw>, paint, and create art. And even better, we like to have fun with art! So, we dreamed up something fun to incorporate into our favorite spooky holiday, that shows off just how much we love to be creative. …

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Columbus Museum of Art: La folie de l'art

If you live in the United States, chances are that you’re familiar with the predictable patterns that inevitably take over in March: usurped living rooms and TVs, filled sports bars, and old college jerseys, shaken out of dusty cardboard boxes. I’m talking, of course, about March Madness. Here’s a fun variation provided by the Columbus …

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Aperçu vidéo du magazine Artist’s (novembre)!

Watch a video preview of The Artist’s Magazine‘s November issue below. The November issue features artwork from some of the most prominent artists working today! These paintings are only a preview, so make sure to pick up the issue for inspiration and tips to use in your own practice. Watch the Video Preview of The Artist’s Magazine’s …

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Fine Art rencontre Fine Dining | Cet artiste crée de l'art en céramique unique en son genre

En fusionnant design et art, l’artiste Molly Hatch crée un art de la céramique unique en son genre. Son travail fantaisiste est contemporain, mais aussi historique. L’art de la céramique de Hatch est une source d’inspiration, nous laissant affamés. (Oui, c’est un jeu de mots. Deal.) Alors Artists Magazine a rencontré l’artiste pour en apprendre …

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Voir la lumière! Dans une nature morte, peindre

La créativité est une bénédiction et une malédiction: si vous êtes un peu comme moi, vous avez envie de nouveaux projets et vous souhaitez toujours pouvoir travailler sur quelque chose. Ou vos idées vous parviennent trop rapidement pour y répondre, et vous avez une liste exhaustive de projets que vous souhaitez réaliser. Je veux tout …

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Huile pour les paysages et les palettes chiffres

Dans le numéro de novembre du Artist’s Magazine , Costa Vavagiakis détaille ses palettes d’huile en comparant celle qu’il utilise pour les figures et celle qu’il utilise pour les paysages. Voir son raisonnement ci-dessous, ainsi que plusieurs de ses superbes personnages. Si vous aimez cet extrait, abonnez-vous au magazine de l’Artiste pour 10 numéros complets …

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Ne laissez pas un autre jour passer sans le faire

Au cas où vous l’auriez manqué, découvrez comment exploiter au mieux votre fenêtre créative chaque jour (ou toute la nuit) dans le bulletin d’informations suivant, issu des archives de artistmagazine.com: L’inspiration ne vient pas toujours facilement. Mais vous pouvez prendre l’habitude de consacrer du temps à votre art chaque jour. au moins 15 minutes sont …

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Coup de projecteur sur un artiste: un art abstrait parlant beaucoup

Dans le numéro de juin 2016 du magazine The Artist’s, nous présentons l’art abstrait du jeune artiste Niam Jain. À 13 ans, le travail abstrait unique de Jain aide à exprimer ce qu’il ne peut pas: sa voix. Jain tombe dans le spectre de l’autisme et, avec une communication limitée, il a cherché un moyen …

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