By Ken Gofton
Celebrated English artist Andrew Hemingway demonstrates how realism is about more than technical mastery; it's also about communicating with and moving the viewer.
A Complex Choreography
By Meredith E. Lewis
The elaborate still lifes and self-portraits of modern realist Janet Monafo are at once visually arresting and emotionally rich.
By Ken Gofton
With firm attention to color and shape, English pastelist Sheila Goodman infuses her rural landscapes with an uncommon luster and vitality.
The Romantic Space
By Bill Creevy
A powerful sense of mood characterizes the evocative interiors, or "roomscapes," of New Orleans artist Sandra Burshell.
3D Vision: A Demo
By Doug Dawson
By taking a trick from the universal artist "idea pool," a resourceful artist constructs his own models to create a landscape setup of his own imagining.
How to Speak "Framer"
By Chris Paschke
Improve communication with your framer by learning the language of his or her profession with this crash course for pastel artists.
By Jessica Canterbury
New trends in hotel art, fresh takes on still lifes, and more.
By Richard McKinley
Whether or not you choose to use fixative in your painting process, every pastelist should have a familiarity with the product and its workings.
By Maggie Price
Since it isn't practical to carry a portfolio with you at all times, prepare yourself for those unexpected opportunities to share your artwork with one of these more portable solutions.
State of the Art
By Sandra Davison
From the western lakeshore to the Upper Peninsula, the landscape of Michigan provides rich opportunities for magical art-making.