Land a Gallery
Secrets to Sensuous Skin Tones
Savvy Artist--Naive Style
Paint Bright Light Brilliantly
Take a Stab at Pastel
Brush With Tradition
Classicist Robert Armetta shows how to mix convincing skin tones in oil.
By Louise B. Hafesh
Guileless and Gutsy
Renowned illustrator Maira Kalman paints witty flights of fancy in gouache.
By Holly Davis
Dip Your Brush in Digital Art
Learn about programs that can enhance what you're already doing in traditional media.
By Ursula Roma
The Inside Story
Four top gallery directors tell you how to approach any gallery or dealer.
By Betsy Dillard Stroud
John Salminen enlarged his basement studio in his Minnesota home.
Edited by Christine McHugh
Feathers & Finesse
Andrew Denman paints portraits of birds in acrylic.
By Deborah Secor
What's timeless and new: pastel.
By Greg Albert
Columns and Departments
October 2009 Online
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Robert Armetta lists the materials and breaks down the processes for a portait executed in oil.
Edited by Chris McHugh
The Artist's Life
The fad of trading card art and a peek at several artists' sketchbooks.
Edited by Grace Dobush
What's new on the museum and gallery circuit.
Edited by Holly Davis
Paint bright lights in pastel or oil by following these guidelines.
By Michael Chesley Johnson
Increase your cash flow by prudently licensing images.
By Rosemary Barrett Seidner
Create compelling images with sivual and conceptual contrasts.
By Anthony Waichulis
Ask the Experts
What's the best way to frame and hang works in oil, and which is better: an actual or an online gallery?
By Paul Dorrell
An artist analyzes Pierre Bonnard's brilliant compostion.
By Jerry N. Weiss
Maggie Renner Hellmann interprets the California landscape.