New Watercolors by Contemporary Master
Guide to Crating and Shipping Works on Paper
Re-Imagining the Hudson River School
Get on the Stick
Try Graphite, Charcoal & Conte Crayon
The Creative Instant
Joseph Raffael describes the origins of his eight newest paintings.
Interview by Sarah A. Strickley
Mirroring Air, Earth, Water
Artists of the Hudson River School painted what they saw; Tula Telfair paints what she invents and remembers.
By Ruth K. Meyer
Ensure the safe arrival of works on paper.
By Michael Chesley Johnson
Check out George and Emily Thompson's Bucks County studio.
Edited by Christine McHugh
Sandra Power's elegant still lifes tell stories.
By Louise B. Hafesh
A look at graphite, charcoal and Conte crayon.
By Greg Albert
Columns and Departments
May 2009 Online
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The Artist's Life
Park West Gallery makes its case, and we continue the celebration of our 25th anniversary.
Edited by Grace Dobush
Spring abounds in fabulous shows.
Edited by Holly Davis
Sharpen your skills by learning the properties of pigments.
By Koo Schadler
To understand the figure, reduce complex forms to fundamental ones.
By Robert Barrett
Pros tell you how to get started in the portrait commission business..
By Meredith E. Lewis
2009 Art Competition
Ask the Experts
What are the types of varnishes and the advantages of each type?
By Michael Skalka
Thomas Eakins records intelligence as well as beauty.
By Jerry Weiss
Matthew Alie paints a self-portrait: the artist as a young man.