Dialogue: Mathieu Weemaels
A Belgian artist brings an emotional complexity to his striking compositions featuring the simple, ordinary items found around his studio.
By Margot Schulzke
Pastel Journeys Traveling to exotic locations provided artists Carole Katchen and Martha Wakeman with new subject matter, color ideas and a healthy dose of creative inspiration.
By Christine Proskow
The Light of the Land The changing light and colors of Cape Cod are the heart of Rosalie Nadeau's plein air landscapes.
By Michael Chesley Johnson
Dialogue: Sigmund Abeles
The distinguished artist shares the inspiration and methods behind a few ofhis favorite--and most powerful--portraits.
By Elizabeth Exler
The Poetry of Trees
Oil pastelist George Shipperley uses color, composition and a Â³let things happenÂ² approach to create paintings that celebrate the mystical power of trees.
By Deborah Secor
Making the Most of Your Mistakes
Don't let mistakes bring a painting to a standstill. When artists are able to identify what went wrong, they can learn from their experience, and--very often--repair the offense and move on.
By Richard McKinley
Meet Hall of Fame inductee Alan Flattmann. Plus, boost your career bysetting goals for the new year.
Compiled by Jessica Canterbury
The work of Edgar Payne, an artist linked to the California Impressionists, challenges the art world to consider what we mean by the term "regional art." By
Pastel Pointers Painting from photographic reference can yield lively results; just be mindful that you're constructing a painting, not enlarging a photo.
By Maggie Price
Professional Practices Learn how thank-you notes can boost your sales and raise your profile.
By Sue Viders