Via Book By Its Cover, the whimsical work of Miroslav Sasek.I love his jaunty, mid-century illustration style. Sasek (1916-1980) was born in Prague and illustrated 18 books in the “This is…” series, children’s travel books. (The above image is from This is Paris.) A few of the books have been re-issued in the last few years.
Oh, happy day! Acrylic painting is taking the art community by storm, and so our team is happy to share with you the newest and highly-awaited issue of Acrylic Artist magazine. “In many ways, acrylic painters are like the Lewis and Clark of the art world,” says editor Anne Hevener in the summer issue of Acrylic Artist.
If you’re wondering how to paint portraits, Rob Anderson‘s portrait painting tutorial can help you. Follow along in Anderson’s demonstration as he begins with a preliminary drawing and moves to an underpainting before finishing the portrait. Read more about Rob Anderson’s figurative oil paintings in Magazine (September 2012).
Sometimes you are making an acrylic painting and wonder, Why is this paint so see-through? Well, thats when you really want to brush up on your acrylic painting techniques and delve into the difference between a transparent paint and an opaque paint. Learn the difference from Liquitex!
Use this quick-reference guide to find articles about art law and copyright that have appeared in Magazine. Note: Copyright laws are subject to change. These articles reflect the laws in effect at the time they were written.• What every artist should know about copyrightHow can I get copyright protection for my artwork?
Did you know that Ethiopians use a calendar that’s different from that used by Americans? I found this out last night, while having coffee with a new friend who’s originally from Ethiopia. It’s surprising how easily we can forget that cultures can vary so much and simply stay comfortable in our own local realities.