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Print Issue: The Artist's Magazine July/August 2012

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You'll Love This Issue of The Artist's Magazine If:

  • You love hearing about the process & inspiration of fellow artists
  • You're searching for new tips on painting portraits
  • You love learning about the business of art as well as how to paint
In the July/August 2012 issue of the The Artist's Magazine you'll get great step-by-step painting and drawing demonstrations as well as freatures on some of your favorite contemporary artists. You'll also get advice from experts and information on upcoming art competitions.

Every issue of The Artist's Magazine is focused on bringing you the most up-to-date information on the art community with top art articles & columns.

Features in This Issue of The Artist's Magazine Include:

  • The Beauty of Black: Charcoal, Ink, Scratchboard, Oil
  • How to Draw Hands
  • Portraits Today: Paint With Planes
  • Learn the Technique of Wax Resist
  • Pros & Cons of Copyright Registration


In the Bag
Jaye Schlesinger finds an evocative subject in packaging that reveals and conceals. By Lisa Wurster-Dolan

Blending Different Strokes
Influenced by the art schools of Boston and Cincinnati, Carl Samson wends his own way. By Holly Davis

Art Among the Ruins
Wax resist is a method for creating a range of expressive effects in the hands of Ephraim Rubenstein. By Judith Fairly

Naked Truth
A fellow figurative artist examines the searingly corporeal works of Lucian Freud. By Jerry N. Weiss
*purchase the exhibition catalog for Lucian Freud Portraits as featured in this article.

On the Trail of a Master
An artist discovers a kindred spirit in Scotland: Arthur Melville, who inspired the Glasgow Boys. By Stephen Quiller

Scratching for Detail
Working with close values on scratchboard, John N. Agnew depicts exotic reptiles in their habitats. By Meredith E. Lewis

Dynamics of Design
The principle of juxtaposition underlies Crystal Michaelson’s acrylic and mixed media collages. By Ruth K.Meyer

Columns and Departments


The Artist's Life
An artist wakes from a dream and paints it, and more. Edited by Cherie Haas


Color Corner
Paint it black: the many beauties and uses of these rich pigments. By Koo Schadler

Drawing Board
Observing and understanding their function is the key to drawing convincing hands. By Robert T. Barrett

The basics of e-mail marketing: how to compile a list and put together a newsletter that gets results. By Linda Fisler

Brushing Up
Monitor the shifts in color and value from light to shadow when painting landscapes. By Ian Roberts

Supply Cabinet
New products for your studio and backpack. Edited by Cherie Haas

Ask the Experts
Under what circumstances is it a good idea to register copyrights? By Leonard D. DuBoff

Competition Spotlight
A tomato against a backdrop of patterns in the sun is the subject. By Joyce K. Jensen

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