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2 Ways to Thin Acrylic Paint | Painting with Acrylics for Beginners

Although many of the materials used in acrylic painting–paint, brushes, mediums, and a surface–will be familiar to any painter, to approach acrylic in the same way you would oil or watercolor, for example, would inhibit you from exploiting the medium’s full capabilities. The more you know about acrylic, the better prepared you are to explore […]

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Conrad Clarke: Jackson’s Painting Prize 2020 Emerging Artist Prize Winner

Conrad Clarke won the Emerging Artist Prize in the Jackson’s Painting Prize this year and was awarded £1000 for his oil painting entry, Marina. His work presents a unique perspective on figurative landscape painting, where detailed texture and an inventive approach to colour elevate his familiar landscapes from the mundane to the otherworldly. Here, Conrad tells […]

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Get to Know Gigi Chen, Host of Painting Together With Acrylic

Learn more about the artist, who will lead acrylic painting lessons in Artists Network’s new YouTube series! Perhaps you’re already well-acquainted with Drawing Together, the free live-streamed drawing series on YouTube hosted by Scott Maier and produced by Artists Network. Well, now we’re launching a similar series for acrylic artists of all skill levels, Painting […]

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Step-by-Step Watercolor Demonstration: Techniques for Painting Mist

Artist Catherine P. O’Neill, featured in a past issue of Watercolor Artist, shares her techniques for pouring watercolor and lifting it in stages to create the effect of mist. Follow along with her demonstration below. Painting Mist in Watercolor, Step-by-Step Step 1 for Painting Mist in Watercolor Step 1 To start, I stretched a sheet of […]

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Build Atmosphere in a Watercolor Landscape Painting: A Demo

The interplay of warm and cool colors sets the temperature and builds atmosphere in a landscape painting. By Catherine Hillis |Sponsored| Color temperature refers to how warm or cool a color is, depending on where it’s situated on the color wheel. Colors in the yellow, orange, and red spectrum are warm, while colors in the […]

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Charles Inge: Painting in Phases

Charles Inge was shortlisted for the Jackson’s Painting Prize this year with his work Yukka Flat. Each painting records an exploration into colour, layer, harmony, and texture–the destination may be unknown, but the joy of the journey is evident. Here, Charles tells us about learning to see by drawing, the phases of a painting, and […]

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What’s Keeping You Out of the Painting Studio?

Why do artists succumb to every distraction? The answer(s) might be surprising — and enlightening. By Gail Sibley Vladimir Vladimirov | E+ | Getty Images See if this sounds similar to your own experience with your painting studio. Inspiration Strikes I’m headed to my home studio after breakfast. I’m revved, because I’ve just perused an […]

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Mastery by George Leonard (and its relevance to learning drawing and painting) – Lines and Colors

I came across a recent post on James Gurney’s art blog, Gurney Journey in which a reader had asked “How do you force yourself to improve?“, and it prompted me to think about some of what I’ve learned on the subject of learning and improving, and a book that was instructive in informing my own […]

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Making Beeswax Impasto Medium for Oil Painting

Beeswax Impasto Medium is a traditional oil painter’s medium that is used to thicken paint. You can buy it ready-prepared or make your own. Vincent Gordon takes us through the steps of how to make it yourself. The paints at the top are soft and buttery. The paints at the bottom have been mixed with […]

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Painting a Watercolor Cityscape: The Luminous Works of Igor Sava

These pieces capture not just the sites but also the mood and character of some of the world’s greatest cities. Laguna Blue (watercolor on paper, 15×22) by Igor Sava Igor Sava was born in Moldova, an Eastern European country that was formally part of the Soviet Union. For the last 20 years, however, the artist […]

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Ying Li: Alterity – Painting Perceptions

Review by John Goodrich, guest contributor On the day a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, will we emerge as one, blinking, like groundhogs shaking off hibernation? Probably not; right now it seems more likely we’ll be easing gradually back to our old routines, with theatres, museums and galleries opening one by one and with various restrictions. […]

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Painting a Portrait of the Lives of Twins

Portrait painter Janet Boltax turns her creative eye to the mysteries of twins. Who is not fascinated by the reality of two individuals who share the same DNA? It is a unique experience for siblings who begin life almost completely parallel in appearance and intelligence and grow up to share some remarkable similarities. And yet, […]

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Brian Simons: Painting from Imagination

Canadian artist Brian Simons’ exuberant paintings use colour and humour to celebrate all aspects of what it means to be human. He works from imagination to allow his subconscious to determine the shapes and consequent subject matter than emerges on each canvas. In this interview Brian explains his belief that you can think too much […]

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Jackson's Painting Prize 2020: annonce du prix des artistes émergents et du prix du public

Nous sommes ravis d'annoncer que le prix de l'artiste émergent a été décerné au peintre du Gloucestershire, Conrad Clarke, pour sa peinture à l'huile, Marina. Et, l'œuvre préférée, votée par les gens dans le cadre du People’s Choice Award, est Fergal par le portraitiste du Suffolk, Trudy Harman. Félicitations aux deux artistes qui ont chacun […]

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Jackson's Painting Prize 2020: annonce du gagnant

Prix ​​de peinture de Jackson 2020 21 avril 2020 par Clare McNamara 16 Nous sommes ravis de présenter la gagnante du Jackson’s Painting Prize 2020. Félicitations à l’artiste de Manchester, Ruth Murray, qui a reçu le prix principal de 5 000 £ pour sa peinture, Géraniums. Nous sommes impatients d'en savoir plus sur le travail, […]