June 2008 Features
Animals have inspired artists throughout the ages. These five pastel artists offer contemporary examples of how to translate animal charms into art. By Deborah Secor
Dialogue: Chin-Cheng Hung
The artist draws inspiration from past and present to paint the figure in a way that reflects a classic sense of beauty.
By Sarah A. Strickley
Larry Moore enjoys a happy balance of work in the field and in the studio, in pastel and in oil, and in landscape and figures.
By Deborah Secor
The Thrill of Color
Mary Silverwood's lively paintings of Chaco Canyon and other Southwestern sites reveal an artist's joy for color and shape.
By Anne Hevener
Special Report: Support System
Not every paper is alike. Discover the breadth of possibilities in this overview of pastel supports.
By Maggie Price
June 2008 Columns
What's on our summer reading list, plus society news from London and the next Creative Spark.
Edited by Jessica Canterbury
Painting the hot spots of your hometown can be an effective tool for boosting art sales.
By Nancie King Mertz
Ready to paint en plein air? Here's what you need to knowand what you need to have.
By Richard McKinley
Never underestimate the role of a solid drawing in making a painting successful.
By Margot Schulzke
Walk in the footsteps of the great California plein air painters at the Torrey Pines State Reserve.
By Kim Lordier