Enjoy inspiration and instruction from the best artists working today, plus tips to help you succeed in the business of art—from the leading magazine for artists working in all media and all styles.
CD contains 1,088 pages, with 178 articles you can search by keyword, artist or medium. If you're traveling, you can pop this CD into your laptop. If you're working in your studio, you can print articles and refer to them while you're painting.
All 12 issues are in PDF format, so they'll work on almost any computer (PC or Macintosh) and can be viewed with Acrobat Reader 6.0 (a free program).
• Inspiration: Master artists Everett Raymond Kinstler, Daniel E. Greene, Burton Silverman, Skip Lawrence and Richard Schmid share secrets of their craft. And we take an historical look inside the studios of N.C. Wyeth, Rembrandt and John Singer Sargent.
• Instruction: "Drawing Like Degas," "Secrets of Chardin," painting convincing waves, filling shadows with color, mastering the quick portrait sketch and more.
• Advice: Gary Greene on burnishing colored pencil; Donna Watson on combining watermedia with collage, plus choosing a support for oil paintings and understanding the various functions of brushes.
• Lessons from the Masters: Leonardo da Vinci, Vermeer, Daumier, Matisse, Vuillard, Fairfield Porter and others.