Artiste du mois de septembre | Ann Kraft Walker

Please help us welcome our September artist of the month, Ann Kraft Walker! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. Her charming painting, Never Fails, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Walker has to say about art and life. The Woodlands, Texas ~ www.annkraftwalker.com Never Fails (oil on linen, 12×14) by Ann …

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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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Votre automne, une ressource incontournable en acrylique | Artiste en acrylique, numéro d'automne 2014

Explore your creativity with the Fall 2014 issue of Acrylic Artist, a special 124-page issue celebrating the versatility of acrylic. Featuring a wide variety of vibrant and varied acrylic and mixed-media paintings—along with tips from fellow artists who share their processes—you’ll be inspired to experiment with acrylic-specific mediums to change the dynamic of your paints,  discover ways to incorporate metal …

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Les gagnants de Strokes of Genius 7 sont annoncés

Congratulations to the 118 artists selected for North Light Books’ 2014 drawing competition Strokes of Genius 7: Depth, Dimension + Space! If you see your name below, please check your email accounts (and junk boxes) for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Strokes 7 Winner Notification” …

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Peindre à l'acrylique: une approche toujours curieuse de la création artistique

Oh, happy day! Acrylic painting is taking the art community by storm, and so our team is happy to share with you the newest and highly-awaited issue of Acrylic Artist magazine. “In many ways, acrylic painters are like the Lewis and Clark of the art world,” says editor Anne Hevener in the summer issue of Acrylic Artist. “With a …

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Artiste du mois d'octobre | Yael Maimon

Congratulations to our October artist of the month, Yael Maimon! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. Her fairytale-inspired painting, One Way Ticket to Wonderland, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Maimon has to say about art and life. Ashkelon, Israel ~ www.yaelmaimon.com One Way Ticket to Wonderland (pastel, 16×22) by Yael Maimon …

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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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Harold Gregor: Peindre des paysages

This” article by christine proskow first appeared in the october issue of>The Artist’s Magazine. Illinois Flatscape #94 (acrylic, 29×41) by Harold Gregor For more than 30 years, Harold Gregor has not only been painting landscapes but has also dynamically explored the implications and impact of pictorial space in terms of his complex and enduring subject. …

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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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Une leçon de composition pour vous aider à peindre comme Degas

I took an interesting workshop recently on using meditational practices that are meant to better oneself. It involved envisioning a mentor or someone I admire, doing what I want to be doing, and then transferring those thoughts to see myself doing that same thing, just as successfully. This is a fascinating theory, and while I …

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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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Téléchargement gratuit | Techniques d'ombrage au crayon

A Free Guide to Pencil Shading Techniques for Beginning Artists, from Artists Network, is chalk full of shading” techniques> to help you take your art to the next level. Shading adds depth, character, and emotion to your drawing. Shading is what differentiates an amateur drawing from a fully expressive piece of art. In this guide to shading art, …

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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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Passons au numérique – Une vente spéciale d'Halloween pour les ateliers d'art en ligne

Let’s just get this out of the way right now: Happy Halloween! There. I’ve said it. Now we can move on. Seriously, all humor aside, I do hope that if you celebrate this holiday, it’s filled with delicious sweets and entertaining costumes! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and you can bet that I’m …

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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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Quand un oiseau est plus qu'un oiseau: peintures acryliques aviaires

Today’s blog post comes from The Artist’s Magazine‘s recent breathtaking article on birds in art by Holly Davis. Because the following excerpt is so striking and interesting, I’ll let it speak for itself. Read the full article in the November issue, and subscribe today for inspiration and techniques delivered to your door or inbox. ~Cherie The …

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Still Life Art et le projet communautaire Artistes

Calling all artists! We want to build an even stronger community with you. At Artists Network we connect artists with ideas, inspiration, and instruction by bringing you art articles, art education, and art contests, and we’re always adding more. Now we’re introducing the Artists Community Project to connect with you, and help you connect with others. Hands Across America by Scott Royston, …

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Juger le concours annuel du magazine de l’artiste

Check out all the current art competitions you can enter right now and learn how to submit your work for a chance for cash prizes, publicity, and more! Here, our distinguished judges explain their judgments for our 2014 Annual Competition. Buy a copy of the December issue to see each of the winners in our five …

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Notions de base du dessin: faites ceci pour faire avancer votre art

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could create a work of art and then simply release it into the world, perfect and ready for the public eye? We could, I suppose, but that painting or drawing likely wouldn’t have reached the level of excellence that it’s truly capable of, at least, not without some help …

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Choisir un modèle: l’opinion d’un artiste portraitiste

I recently shared with you the work of Edgar Jerin, which I discovered in Art Journey Portraits and Figures: The Best of Contemporary Drawing in Graphite, Pastel and Colored Pencil.  Because it was so hard to narrow down my coverage to only one portrait artist, we’re sharing the work of another today. Brian Smith’s Portrait …

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Un équilibre entre simplicité et complexité dans l'art abstrait

If you haven’t seen the newest issue of Acrylic Artist magazine yet, you’re in for a treat. I’ve shared the work and acrylic painting techniques of some of the featured artists, and because the issue has so much to offer, I’m happy to give you another peek inside. In addition to advice on how to …

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Artiste du mois de novembre | Sandra Power

Congratulations to our November artist of the month, Sandra Power! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. Her still life, Ribbon with Coffee Pot, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Power has to say about art and life. Seattle, Washington ~ www.sandrapower.artspan.com Coffee Pot with Ribbon (oil on linen, 16×20) I was one year …

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Créer un art des fêtes pour répandre la joie des fêtes

Calling All Artists ‘Tis the Season, It’s Time for the December Artists Community Project ‘Tis the season! The holidays can get hurried by hustle and bustle but as artists, we have the unique opportunity to spread joy and holiday cheer, to our friends and loved ones, through our art. This month’s Artists Community Project is …

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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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Quand on peut partager une bière avec son modèle artistique | Peinture à l'huile

Now that I have your attention, let’s get something straight: the model that I’ve referred to in the subject line is a pig. Does that clear it up at all? Perhaps not. Maybe I’ll let the artist explain. Brad Lethaby, a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition this year in the Animal/Wildlife category, …

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Une bonne photo égale un bon dessin | Comment dessiner des fleurs

There are several benefits to using photo references for still life art, be it in oil, watercolor, colored pencil, or any medium. As we know, the beauty of a flower is temporary and so it helps to photograph it at its peak of beauty. And if your subject is a flower in an outdoor setting, …

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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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La vraie joie de peindre en découle: la couleur!

We all have our reasons for making art, and find satisfaction from various aspects of it (not to mention frustration, but that’s another topic). Wilson Bickford says that utilizing color is what brings joy to his painting experience. Before one can find joy from the spectrum, though, one should understand the basic concepts of color …

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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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Démo de mélange de couleurs avec Koo Schadler

This demonstration is from “What Color Is Red?” by Koo Shadler from the January/February issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Lesson in Local Color By Koo Schadler Image 1 is a simple still life photo that I give to students as a preliminary painting exercise. Image 1 Not uncommonly, a student begins by identifying the local colors of the …

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Transformez une image en histoire | Peinture de bateaux

There’s something romantic and alluring about paintings of boats. They symbolize freedom and adventure, each one having its own story: where it has been and where it is going. If you’ve been on a boat (at sea, on a river, or a lake), you’ve probably felt that freedom and adventure yourself. It’s hard to think …

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Février 2015 Artiste du mois | Chris Ann Ambery

Congratulations to our February Artist of the Month, Chris Ann Ambery! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition. Her painting, Joyous Dance, is below. Keep scrolling to see what Ambery has to say about art and life. Smithtown, NY ~ www.chrisannambery.com Joyous Dance (silk screen, 30×22) Many of my earliest childhood memories revolve around creating things. …

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3 erreurs que vous faites lorsque vous dessinez la figure

Don’t you sometimes wish you could apply the keyboard’s “undo” shortcut to life? When we make a mistake, and all of us do, the first response should be to acknowledge and then correct it. Easier said than done, yes? When it comes to art, specifically figure drawing, it’s relatively easy to do. Because with Stan …

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Cheng-Khee Chee explique les papiers d'art asiatiques

 This article by Cheng-Khee Chee first appeared in the April 2014 Ask the Experts column of The Artist’s Magazine. Q: I’m confused by the different types of Asian art papers, such as masa, kozo and mulberry, not to mention those with more exotic-sounding names like “kinwashi.” Can you help me sort out the different types?  Cheng-Khee Chee’s …

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Cheng-Khee Chee explique les traditions de l'aquarelle

This Q&A by Cheng-Khee Chee first appeared in the Ask the Experts column of the April 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Q. How do Western and Eastern watercolor traditions and techniques differ? Cheng-Khee Chee’s Answer: A work of art represents the expression of an artist, and creativity is strongly influenced by the artist’s cultural and …

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Évaluation de la résistance à la lumière et de la résistance à la lumière

This Ask the Experts Q&A by Bradley Lance Moore first appeared in the May 2013 issue of The” artist magazine>. Q. Please explain lightfast paint. To what degree are finished works in the various media (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and so forth) affected by direct or indirect sunlight? Why does protective glass seem to be recommended more for some media than …

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Portrait de portrait à l'huile: Chris Saper partage ses connaissances

Chris Saper isn’t new to artistmagazine. We’ve featured her portrait paintings in The Artist’s Magazine, welcomed her as a host for online events, and worked with her to publish her work in a book format. Saper has even produced four instructional videos with artistmagazine.tv on how to paint portraits. I’ve asked her to tell us …

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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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Intégrer les techniques et la culture pour créer des peintures à l'aquarelle fascinantes

If you think you’ve exhausted the possibilities of painting a specific subject, such as flowers, then think again. Chances are you’ve not yet experimented with Chinese watercolor painting–a style that is beautiful to behold, and when taught by Lian Quan Zhen, is a low-pressure activity that is about the journey as well as the results. …

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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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Rick Pas: Peintures Acryliques Nature

This article about Rick Pas first appeared in the October 2007 issue of The” artist magazine>. Darner/Birch (acrylic, 16×20) by Rick Pas When people hear the low, measured voice of artist Rick Pas for the first time, they suggest he could have a successful career in radio broadcasting, but broadcasting’s gain would have been the art world’s loss. …

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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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C’est la saison des impôts! Savoir quelles déductions vous pouvez prendre

You have plenty of challenges as an artist. Finding inspiration, honing your craft and selling your art are common topics of discussion year-round. And every April, those of us in the United States have our minds on one more aspect: taxes. Don’t stop reading! I know it’s tempting to move on to something more entertaining …

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Avril 2015 Artiste du mois | Sandra Kuck

Congratulations to our April Artist of the Month, Sandra Kuck! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition. Her painting Yvonne (If by RK) is below. Keep scrolling to see what Kuck has to say about her process, her family and what she’s learned throughout her career! Boca Raton, FL www.lookinggoodlicensing.com/lgl/SKuck_Bio.html Yvonne (If by RK) (oil on canvas, 36×34) …

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Karen Anne Klein: La nature à l'aquarelle et au crayon de couleur

This article on artist Karen Anne Klein, written by Meredith E. Lewis, first appeared in the January/February 2012 issue of The” artist magazine>.   In Butterflies (watercolor and colored pencil, 20½x20½), a large, linear green square acts as a boundary for the whole composition. “It’s a structure,” Karen Anne Klein says, “in contrast with a …

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Beth Krommes: Illustratrice primée de Scratchboard

This feature article by Louise B. Hafesh on Beth Krommes originally appeared in the November 2011 issue of The” artist magazine>. Sunrise in the Meadow (scratchboard and watercolor) by Beth Krommes, from Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2006) by Joyce Sidman “What I love about illustration is …

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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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Mai 2015 Artiste du mois | Grace Mehan DeVito

Congratulations to our May Artist of the Month, Grace Mehan DeVito! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting Pomegranate and Vines is below. Keep scrolling to read more about what inspires DeVito and what she hopes to do in the future as an artist! Stamford, CT ~ www.gracedevito.com Pomegranate and Vines (oil on …

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Katherine Chang Liu: Collage de supports mixtes

This article on Katherine Chang Liu, written by Judith Fairly, originally appeared in the November 2013 issue of The” artist magazine>. The title Is There Anybody Out There? (acrylic and collage; 36×36) is a line from one of Katherine Chang Liu’s favorite songs by Pink Floyd, “Comfortably Numb.” Since childhood, Chang Liu has pondered that …

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Gregory Halili: miniatures à l'aquarelle

This interview with watercolor artist Gregory Halili, conducted by Sarah A. Strickley, first appeared in the December 2007 issue of Watercolor” artist>. Constellation IV (upper left), Constellation XI (upper right), Constellation XII (lower left), Constellation XVII (lower right); all watercolor, 1-3/4×1-1/2 inches, by Gregory Halili   In the artistic tradition, horror vacui (pronounced vack’wee) is the …

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Juin 2015 Artiste du mois | Ajay Brainard

Congratulations to our June Artist of the Month, Ajay Brainard! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Every Thing Reminds Me Of You is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the thought process behind each work of art and what his very first art project was! Visit the artist’s website at www.ajaybrainard.com Every Thing …

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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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Juillet 2015 Artiste du mois | John Bayalis

Congratulations to our July Artist of the Month, John Bayalis! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Awake is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s process and which medium he prefers above all others! St. Petersburg, FL ~ www.bayalistudio.com Awake (watercolor, 30×22) I’ve been interested in art for as long as …

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Que faites-vous avec vos griffonnages? Gagnez 1 000 $ et obtenez publié

We all know that Zentangle® and doodle art are taking the world by storm, but what can you do once you’ve created beautiful tangle art for yourself? Share it, of course! artistmagazine and Cloth Paper Scissors are proud to announce our first annual Zen Doodle drawing competition. Win up to $1,000–and see your winning work in …

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Le défi et la gloire de peindre NY Times Square

I was lucky enough to visit New York City earlier this year and, having been there, I can honestly say that the idea of painting a scene of Times Square is overwhelming. Just thinking of the area, I remember the energetic atmosphere. Everywhere I looked were lights, people and cars. The movement didn’t stop, and …

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

Watch a video preview of The Artist’s Magazine‘s September issue below. The September 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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Conseils de peinture acrylique avec Kevin Kelly

This demo is a free excerpt from Daniel Brown’s article From Sardonic to Serene: Seeking the Spiritual in Landscape. You can read the full article along with many others in The Artist’s Magazine‘s September issue, now on newsstands! Keep scrolling to read all of Kevin Kelly’s acrylic painting tips, and to see his step by step demonstration. Masking …

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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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Démo du dessin en trois dimensions: utilisation de bords durs et mous

An online extra from The Artist’s Magazine! Edges can be hard or soft; contours can be closed or open. Learn how to vary edges and contours to give depth and resonance to your three-dimensional drawing. By Juliette Aristides An artist learning how to draw often draws only with closed lines (closed contours; hard edges), whereas …

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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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Nature morte, technique de peinture: bords durs et mous

This still life painting technique is explained and demonstrated by Michael Chesley Johnson. For more information on painting hard and soft edges, see his Brushing Up article in the October 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. 3 Muses (oil on panel, 12×9) by Michael Chesley Johnson Painting a still life gives you plenty of opportunity …

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20 façons de créer de meilleures habitudes de travail dans le studio: Art Business Tips

Editor’s note: When it comes to channeling creativity, the word “organization” may not come up very often. But let’s be frank–if you’re organized, you’ll be able to work more efficiently. That said, all of us probably define organization in different ways. As long as you know what you need, when you need it, and where …

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Démonstration de peinture avec Kristy Gordon

In this post, an excerpt from B. J. Foreman’s article Face Off: Figure and Ground, artist Kristy Gordon leads a painting demonstration to show how she accomplishes her unique blend of abstraction and realism. Read the full article in The Artist’s Magazine’s September 2015 issue, available now! Full Swing: Abstraction Meets Realism by Kristy Gordon …

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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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Si des artistes écrivaient des chansons country…

Here at artistmagazine.com, we love art humor and funny artist jokes just as much as the next person! Even though you’re probably used to coming here for the painting%C2%A0tips” and drawing advice>, we hope you’ll get a kick out of this list of fake country song titles. Saddle up, and enjoy! I Keep a Close Watch …

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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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Cesar Santos sur des portraits classiques à l'huile

In the Classical Tradition: A Self-Portrait by Cesar Santos “I am fascinated with the way our daily activities establish identity in a specific way: I seek to establish a relationship between the subject and his/her place in society, including hints of the environment implying what each is shaped and perhaps defined by.” Cesar Santos In …

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Candice Bohannon: Portraits à l'huile avec Pathos

This article on Candice Bohannon, written by Selena Reder, originally appeared in the June 2012 issue of The Artist Magazine. “Color plays a key role in Dementia (oil, 38×48),” says Bohannon. “The cold hues of the water against the fiery reds of the barren grassland reflect the inner turmoil and isolation of this elderly woman, …

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Fichier Astuce: comment peindre comme John Singer Sargent

Magnificent. Spectacular. Masterpieces. The work of John Singer Sargent is beyond my own ability to describe. I fall in humble awe of his work, and admire those who strive for excellence, as he did. Such is the intention of the John Singer Sargent Deluxe Collection, sponsored by Richeson Art. Before I go on to tell …

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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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Glacer dans les huiles: une démonstration de fleur

Growing & Pruning & Glazing Garden of Joy: Eleven Steps and Several Diversions Jane Jones writes out a step-by-step demonstration of how to paint her stunning, large-scale work, Garden of Joy (scroll to the bottom to see the completed piece.) In these 11 steps, she demonstrates glazing in oils, using Photoshop, editing composition and much more! …

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Conseils de peinture: Masquer une peinture à l'aide de cellophane et de papier

Editor’s Note: You’ve worked hard on your WIP (work in progress) painting so far, but there’s still more to be done. So how do you protect specific areas of it as you continue to add color and details? David N. Kitler advises using grocery store cellophane as a means of masking your painting. David’s work and …

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Octobre 2015 Artiste du mois | Carrie Waller

Congratulations to our October Artist of the Month, Carrie Waller! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting Incandescent is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist’s current life in Japan and how she grew up in a creative household! Fussa, Japan ~ carriewallerfineart.com Incandescent (watercolor, 18×24) by Carrie Waller I’ve been creating art …

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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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Extrait vidéo de The Artist’s Mag (déc 2015)

Check out this video preview of our new issue of The Artist’s Magazine! It’s chock-full of helpful tips, instruction and most importantly, the inspiration you need to get to work on your own masterpieces! If you enjoyed this video preview, make sure you pick up your copy of The Artist’s Magazine’s December issue on newsstands, through …

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Crayons de couleur et nouvelles ressources pour dessiner des animaux domestiques

Domesticated animals have a prominent presence in our lives, and for good reason. Dogs, cats and even horses have unique personalities that come out as you get to know them. We find humor in their antics and see in them human qualities that connect us. I, for one, can get lost in my dog’s eyes, …

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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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Novembre 2015 Artiste du mois | Lynn Wade

Congratulations to our November Artist of the Month, Lynn Wade! She was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting Places to Go is below. Keep scrolling to read more about the artist and how her love of horses began her career! Largo, FL ~ LynnWade.com Places to Go (oil on canvas, 30×40) by Lynn Wade …

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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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Technique mixte: de nouvelles idées pour stimuler votre créativité

Today’s newsletter comes from guest artist Chris Cozen, who has shared her blog posts at artistmagazine in the past with both inspiring advice and tried-and-true painting techniques. The Chris Cozen Acrylic Color Exploration Value Pack features three of her acrylic painting workshop DVDs, plus her new book, Acrylic Color Explorations. Here, Chris takes you behind …

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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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Guide du papier d'art, de la toile et des panneaux: trouvez le support adapté à votre travail

We often hear that when it comes to making art, it’s important to experiment. While I wholeheartedly agree with this, I’ve found from personal experience that it’s much more satisfying and productive to experiment with guidance. I love to play around with different markers, pens, and paints, for example, but it’s so much more helpful …

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Comment dessiner un chien: Une leçon de dessin et de peinture gratuite

It’s an exciting week here at artistmagazine! We have several cool promotions and opportunities that I’m happy to share with you, including: • Art” competitions that are open for entries> including Incite (mixed media), Splash (watercolor), Acrylic Works, and The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition • A knock-out 50% off sale throughout North Light Shop …

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Décembre 2015 Artiste du mois | David Larkins

Congratulations to our December Artist of the Month, David Larkins! He was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! His painting Let There Be Light is below. Read more about how the artist uses light and unusual vantage points to tell a more compelling, painterly story! ~Monroa, MI   Let There Be Light (acrylic on canvas, 36×24) by …

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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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REGARDER: Célébrer 500 vidéos d'instruction artistique

Get inspired with artistmagazine.tv, your #1 resource for art instruction videos, as we celebrate our 500th video milestone! Learn from the world’s best artists in the comfort of your home. Today through December 15, take advantage of our FREE ART INSTRUCTION VIDEOS WEEKEND. You can view our 500th and 501st video, along with the top five favorites, …

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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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Tableau de mélange des couleurs de Birgit O’Connor

Today’s art tip comes from watercolor artist Birgit O’Connor, one of our popular artistmagazine.tv instructors. The following article about using a color mixing chart has great information about the why and how, including a free, downloadable template. Start here, then browse free previews of Birgit’s art video workshops at artistmagazine.tv, where you’ll find more than …

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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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Texture et plus de texture | Peinture au pastel en gros plan avec Jimmy Wright

Get an exclusive up-close look into the making of one of Jimmy Wright’s beautiful pastel paintings in this excerpt from The Artist’s Magazine. For a complete Q&A with the artist, plus a step-by-step pastel demonstration with Bill Hosner, a look inside a workshop with Duane Wakeham, and more, download the Pastel Painting with the Masters eMagazine …

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Février 2016 Artiste du mois | Linda Besse

Congratulations to our February Artist of the Month, Linda Besse! Linda was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her painting In the Pink is below. Read more about what sparked her artistic interest and how one interaction with a child instilled a sense of self-appreciation in her. Meade, WA ~ besseart.com In the Pink (oil, 7.5×13.5) by Linda …

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Les raisons pour lesquelles votre entreprise d'art pourrait échouer

When it comes to visual arts, it’s a good idea to compare your understandings and practices with similar interests, especially when it comes to art business. You can model your own practices on the successes of those before and around you. That’s why, although we know you come to artistmagazine mainly for drawing and painting …

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Encadrement personnalisé: ce qu'un encadreur peut faire pour vous

The following article originally appeared in The Artist’s Magazine (December 2015). Subscribe to The Artist’s Magazine today so you never miss an issue! And, don’t miss out on the new Annual CDs from your favorite art magazines, including The Artist’s Magazine, Acrylic Artist, Watercolor Artist, Pastel Journal, Drawing, and Southwest Art. Custom Framing: What a …

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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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Mars 2016 Artiste du mois | Florence M. Cichocki

Congratulations to our March Artist of the Month, watercolor artist Florence M. Cichocki! Florence was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! Her piece Coke Machine is below. Read more about the artist and the great impact her own father’s art continues to have on her life and career. Northampton, MA ~ fmcwatercolors.com Coke Machine (watercolor, 12×18) by Florence …

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Tons chair et température de couleur

This article on painting fleshtones, written by Koo Schadler, first appeared in the September 2015 issue of The” artist magazine>.  Although my primary medium is egg tempera, for many years I studied oil painting with Numael Pulido. His portrait of painter Juan Ramírez, Juan (oil on gessoed hardboard panel,14×11), beautifully exemplifies the use of warm and …

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Peinture de paysage: Trouvez des compositions partout où vous regardez

Get insights and techniques for painting the city with Cityscapes: Paint Urban Landscapes in Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Pastel. In this new eMagazine, you’ll see how artists such as Mike Barr, Iain Stewart, Constance LaPolombara and Jaye Schlesinger come up with amazing cityscapes that display a wonderful range of styles. Today’s feature is a peek at …

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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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