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Oil Painting: Frederic Edwin Church: A Great Landscape Painting Teacher

There are few American painters who were as celebrated, successful, or influential as Frederic Edwin Church.by M. Stephen DohertyTwilight, a Sketchby Frederic Edwin Church, 1858, oil,8¼ x 12¼. Collection OlanaState Historic Site,Hudson, New York.There are few American painters who were as celebrated, successful, or influential as Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900).
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Drawing

Chromacolour Paints Put to the Test

Chromacolour on Location: i??While hiking, I came across a beaver pond that I knew I wanted to go back to. When I made the return trip, I found that the pond had been washed away. There was still enough water to show the reflection of the trees, however. My initial wash was a warm red-violet; you can see traces of it on the edges of the pines,i?
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Techniques and Tips

Drawing Demonstration: A Birds Eye

The eyes are usually the most important element in my pieces. It is where I aim to have the most detail, contrast, and crispness, in an effort to draw the viewer to it.Below is a seven-step drawing demonstration of how I render an animal’s eye—in this case, the eye of a particular red-breasted nuthatch I happened to meet on a cold winter’s day, actually the shortest day of the year:1.
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Techniques and Tips

Draw Dynamic Human Figures

The following article on drawing the human figure appeared in the May 2009 issue of Magazine, which is available for order as a digital download. Click here to learn more. Bonus: get a free download on how to draw people!By refining the basic structures into progressively smaller units, you can render the body accurately.
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Maurice Sapiro: The Abstract Realist

Sign up for our newsletterStay up to date with the latest content, educational resources, promotions and special news from our partners.For the Artist, Maker and (Forever) InspiredArtist Network is with you every step of your art journey. Come have fun with us! Come make art with us!About UsContact UsFAQsSubscribeAdvertise With UsGET THE MAGAZINESOur Sites: WetCanvas | Southwest Art | Collectors Guide© Copyright 2020 Golden Peak Media.
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