Duane Keiser's meteoric rise online
Dreaming in Italian
Alan Feltus and Early Renaissance art
One (Medium) Isn't Enough
how Bill James discovered his style
The Mirror as Muse
Alan Feltus depicts the soul's duality in pictures that recall the Early Italian Renaissance.
By Maureen Bloomfield
Earning His Daily Bread
Duane Keiser found a flush market when he posted daily pictures on his blog.
By Lisa Wurster
Trifecta: Triumphing in Three Media
Mastering pastel, oil and gouache, Bill James developed a signature style.
By Deborah Secor
Mapping the Spaces Between
Kariann Fuqua's landscapes reflect a charged and changing urban scene.
By Lisa Wurster
How To Create a Productive Workspace (In Less Than Ideal Circumstances)
An artist accustomed to adjusting to a range of places gives sage advice on setting up your studio.
By Koo Schadler
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The Artist's Life
Kehinde Wiley transforms traditional motifs.
By Leslie Stroope
Take along this guide to current shows.
Edited by Holly Davis
To paint skin tones that look natural, use natural pigments.
By Butch Krieger
Start with a simple graphite pencil; then exlore rollerball pens and more.
By Bill Teitsworth
Dont' forget that hiring a model is a business relationship.
By Tamara Moan
Eugene Boudin had a profound effect on his pupil Claude Monet.
By Jerry Weiss
Ask the Experts
How do you assess how much your art is worth? What are best practices for negotiating contracts to reproduce your work as prints?
By Paul Dorrell
In transparent watercolor John Salminen evokes a powerful but subdued encounter.