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Color! Color! Color! Vibrant Acrylic Landscapes
Encaustic Ancient & New
Save Money on Taxes
A Guide to Deductions
Art Clinic Is Back!
Still Life Strategies
From setup to lighting, five artists—Susan Abbott, Grace Kim, John Rizzotto, Jeanette Pasin Sloan and Mary Joan Waid—explain their varied approaches to la nature morte.
Edited by Christine McHugh
Michael De Brito finds inspiration for his naturalistic oil paintings in the rituals of family life.
By Rosemary Barrett Seidner
Inventing patterns with pieces of painted and printed papers, Judith T. Greenberg creates collages that celebrate nature.
By Meredith E. Lewis
On the Threshold
How to light your subject and measure features when your subject is a child on the cusp of adulthood.
By Chris Saper
The Quest For Color
Looking past the sky, toward the many colors of the land, Carol Lopatin paints dynamic vistas in acrylics.
By Tamera Lenz Muente
Working abstractly, Kim Bernard explores the ancient technique of encaustic.
By Ruth K. Meyer
The winners of the student division of our annual competition share the stories behind their paintings.
By Grace Dobush
Got an hour? Make a blog. Wake up and start marketing your art. By Grace Dobush and Tim Langlitz
Columns and Departments
January/Februay 2010 Online
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The roseate colors of a tree peony are revealed.
By Grace Kim
The Artist's Life
Native American art, a page from an urban sketchbook and more.
Edited by Grace Dobush
Edited by Holly Davis
Pay sharp attention to edges.
By Jane Jones
Explore whites in colored pencil.
By Alyona Nickelsen
Yellow is a versatile hue.
By Birgit O'Conner
A pastel landscape is critiqued.
By Greg Albert
Save money on your taxes.
By Peter Jason Riley, CPA
Henry Ossawa Tanner depicted humble lives.
By Jerry N. Weiss
Ask the Experts
About damar, titanium white and synthetic substrates.
By Michael Skalka
Check out these new products.
Edited by Grace Dobush
Pauline Roche pays homage to a gorgeous portrait by Sargent.