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Sketch a Street Scene With Grant Fuller

Learn how to sketch a street scene in one-point perspective and at the same time, get a sneak peek at Grant Fuller’s new drawing instruction book, Start Sketching Drawing Now— in stores this Fall….This will be a one-point perspective drawing of a street scene with a single vanishing point.1. Rough In a SketchUse an HB pencil to rough in the sketch.
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Technique Tuesdays: 10 Mixed-Media Metal Techniques

Adding metal to a mixed-media project can instantly elevate it. While learning metal techniques may seem a bit intimidating, the opposite is true: Metal is extremely easy to manipulate, color, and texture, and doesn’t require an arsenal of tools.Artists have also discovered unique ways to add faux metal and metallic effects to artwork.
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New Female Portrait/Figure Paintings by Casey Baugh

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.
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Drawing Basics: How to Put the Human Form Together

In past issues, we explained how to analyze and correctly draw different areas of the body. In this tutorial overview of the figure, we bring it all together.by Dan GhenoWeighted Stasisby Dan Gheno, 2006,colored pencil and whitecharcoal on toned paper,24 x 18.You wouldn’t build a house without referring to a blueprint or try to take a trip without consulting a map, anymore than you would set up your DVD player without looking at the instruction manual.
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Painting Watercolor Flowers: Orchids

In Painting Watercolor Flowers: Orchids, you’ll see two different approaches to painting flowers using tried-and-true watercolor techniques from Joyce Faulknor and Guy Magallanes. The way Joyce and Guy interact and bounce ideas off each other provides a plethora of great techniques you can use in your own paintings.
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Gallery | Christine Cozics Hyperrealistic Watercolor Botanicals

In her richly detailed watercolor botanicals (featured in the June 2012 issue of Watercolor Artist), Louisiana artist Christine Cozic takes viewers up close to encourage a more intimate look at nature’s bounty. Enjoy this gallery of additional like-minded watercolors by the artist below.To learn more about Christine Cozic, check out the June 2012 issue of Watercolor Artist.
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