Process of Illumination
A classicist by training and temperament, Jacob Collins talks about his masterly craft.
Interview by Lisa Wurster
Unfinished Because Unfolding
Anne Scheid draws the landscape, the figure, and the ways they intertwine.
By Maureen Bloomfield
At Home With the Human Experience
With his family as models, this artist tells old stories with humor and an edge.
By Stephen Cefalo
It's (Not) Just a Drawing
An iconoclast argues that drawing is just as major a genre as painting.
By Alex Powers
Back to the Basics
Twelve classical academies train young and old artists to draw from life.
By Robert K. Carsten
The Top Questions on Health & Safety
Should you worry about the health effects of the materials you use every day?
By David Pyle
Columns and Departments
On the 2006 Art Competition, painting with children underfoot, and the continuing design debate: new versus old.
Eight new drawing books, a Japanese-American artist's survival, and an Air Force artist's watercolors of the fields of war.
Compiled by Lisa Wurster
Not-to-be-missed shows: Andrew Wyeth, Rufino Tamayo, Vilja Celmins, Charles Sheeler and Japanese ukiyo-e masterpieces.
Jessica Wohl finds the humor and joy in older people.
Copying master drawings is a time-honored way to perfect skills.
By Juliette Aristides
Tips on researching available grants for artists.
By Preethi Burkholder
A new line of oils, soft colored pencils, neat mediums and more.
By Lisa Wurster
2007 Art Competition
2006 Finalist Jill Soukup paints an encounter.