For the Love of the Landscape
Tag along as this Singapore artist takes you on his journey of self-discovery and artistic growth while painting around the world en plein air.
By Ong Kim Seng
Make a Lasting Impression
Peek inside the process of a master figure painter and discover how you, too, can capture more than just the likeness of your model.
By Al Zerries
A Closer Look
Learn how to turn ordinary subjects into extraordinary works of art by getting up close and personal.
By Jan Heaton
Discover how a photography mishap has Ellie Heingartnerpainting the world reflected in windows.
By Michelle Taute
Special Report: Best in Show
Here it is! Our annual report of the year's top award-winners. But this time we didn't just talk to the winners, we talked to the jurors, too. Get the inside scoop on what inspired the prizewinning paintings and what makes them so great.
Compiled by Loraine Crouch and Patricia Craft
Making a Splash
Visit Winslow Homer's studio, learn about The Watercolor Bible and find museum shows near you.
Edited by Loraine Crouch
Fugitive pigments explained. Plus, how to store your watercolor paper safely.
By David Pyle and Birgit O'Connor
Seven ways shape can improve your paintings, and a look at how Paul Gauguin used them all.
By Jean Pederson
Think outside the gallery. Twelve alternative means for selling your work.
By Cathy Johnson
Creative Challenge #18
How to know when it's time to take a risk with your art—and a plan for doing it successfully. Plus, your responses to Creative Challenge #16.
By Betsy Dillard Stroud
2006 Juried Exhibition Listings
You've read about last year's award-winners. Now here's how you can take a shot at the top prizes in 2006.
Meet the Masters
A look at how satirist George Grosz exposed the vice and corruption of post-World War I Europe.
By Walter Garver