There’s pleasure to be found in painting bodies of water of every kind—from lakes and rivers to coves and oceans—but the rushing waters of a mountain stream are particularly exciting. Albert Handell shares his step-by-step tutorial of painting falling water, as featured in the August 2010 issue of The Pastel Journal.
There are 250 active painters, both professional and amateur, in the Door County, Wisconsin area, and there are 90 galleries within 90 miles. As the Door County barns fall victim to obsolescence, it’s the creative community that’s preserving these emblems of Wisconsin’s agricultural heritage by transforming them into wonderful galleries, art studios and performance spaces with acoustics worthy of symphony halls.
One of the wonderful things about featuring works in Magazine is being able to stay in touch with the artists long after an issue has gone to the printer. Recently, Casey Baugh (featured in our April 2010 issue) let us know that he has completed several new paintings. “I have recently been obsessed with outdoor light, color and texture,” he says.
With adequate preparation and the right materials, it’s possible to create large acrylic landscapes en plein air.by Andrew PaquetteA few years ago, I left the high-stress feature-animation industry in Hollywood, California, and moved to Arizona, where I could devote myself to painting Southwest subjects.
Want to manage your competitions account? Log In HereDEADLINE: October 20, 2017Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Magazine magazine. This contest is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. Award Winners will be published in the April 2018 issue of Magazine.
This interview with watercolor artist Gregory Halili, conducted by Sarah A. Strickley, first appeared in the December 2007 issue of Watercolor Artist.In the artistic tradition, horror vacui (pronounced vack’wee) is the compulsion to make marks in any and all available space, filling the entire surface with shapes, lines, figures and ornamental details.