In the winter 2008 issue of Workshop, Jeanne Dobie offered advice on using color and learning from every experience, professional and otherwise. In this online exclusive gallery, we present more of her colorful landscapes.Bridge TendersCottage1999, watercolor,20 x 29.Courtesy TassellFlorida Keys PermanentArt Collection, MarinersHospital, Tavernier, Flordia.
In the June 2007 issue of American Artist, we discussed how the influences of a prismatic palette, a gifted teacher, and a solid foundation in drawing combined to infuse Susan Hope Fogels oil paintings with convincing realism and sublime atmospherics. Here, we showcase more of her landscapes.Autumn Dunes2006, oil, 9 x 12.
Marcia Burtt uncovers the world’s hidden patterns in vibrant canvases.In the spring issue of Acrylic Artist we feature landscape artist, Marcia Burtt. In the feature story Natural Rhythms, we take a close look at this acrylic artist; exploring her painting techniques, her dedication to preserving the landscapes she pays homage to in her works of art and her fascination with color and the patterns of nature.
I thrive on positive, unexpected surprises, and so when browsing the newest issue of Pastel Journal (June), I was delighted to read about Peter Thomas, an English watercolorist who discovered pastels in an unanticipated way. Read on in this excerpt by Niall O’Neill to learn about this fabulous discovery.
A first-generation American whose parents escaped Russia to settle in Southern California, Sandra Sallin didn’t really start painting until, after trying many majors, she found a home in the art department at UCLA. She graduated with a bachelor of arts degree and set up her first studio in Venice, California.
The following is a guest blog post on still life painting and more from expert painter Jane Jones, who often contributes to Magazine (read her feature articles here).Painting Illusions of Lightby Jane JonesI think about light a lot because my paintings are about how the flowers and other objects interact with the light.