pour, squirt, stamp, scrape and more
Giclées: Know the Score
10 questions to ask a digital printmaker
Cast Shadows Made Easy
control values and edges in 5 steps
Jon R. Friedman pushes photorealism toward painterly expression.
By Lisa Wurster
Truth is Beauty
Costa Vavagiakis reinvents the classical tradition.
By Maureen Bloomfield
Learning for Life
It's never too late to learn a new trick: a guide to art schools around the country.
By Robert K. Carsten
Get a Jump-Start in Acrylics
A working artist tells you everything you need to know about this versatile medium.
By Betsy Dillard Stroud
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The Artist's Life
A smart idea for selling art online and more.
By Grace Dobush
Fabulous art on view this May.
Edited by Holly Davis
Sketching every day is the best way to perfect your draftsmanship.
By Butch Krieger
Painting convincing cast shadows is easy if you follow these steps.
By Jane Jones
2008 Art Competition
Ask a digital printmaker these 10 questions before you hire one to make reproductions of your work.
By Eileen Fritsch
Ask the Experts
Mix media only if you understand the properties of each separate one.
By Betsy Dillard Stroud and Michael Skalka
Stephen Scott Smith paints a skyline with acrylics and oil bar.