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The Deep-End Acrylic Artist: Harry Borgman

Some artists expand their craft through a structured classroom education, first obtaining a degree in art followed by additional classes throughout their art career. Acrylic artist Harry Borgman is just such a deep-end artist. In the Summer 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist we introduced you to Borgman and shared the story of his spectacularly diverse art career.
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Watercolor Artist August 2013 Issue: A Must-Have Art Resource for Watercolor Techniques

We are so proud to release this must-have watercolor painting art resource—the Watercolor Artist August 2013 issue hits newsstands on Tuesday! You’ll learn watercolor techniques with luminescent paints, creative approaches to watercolor texture and painting iconic landmarks for maximum impact, straight from modern masters such as Antonio Masi, Karin Isenburg, Andy Wood, Gary Greene, Don Getz, Deena S.
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Figure Drawing Demonstration: Jacob Collins

Artist Jacob Collins gives his advice on how to draw the figure in this free seven-step demo, brought to you from Magazine.Figure Drawing Demonstrationby Jacob CollinsI begin some drawings loosely, while others I start very carefully, drawing slow, crisp lines. When painting, I might start out with a transferred drawing or with a lot of messy paint and hope for the best.
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Create a Strong Painting Composition | Repeat Shapes

Repeated triangular shapes unify the composition in Art Students (oil, 38×60) by Jerry N. Weiss.Over the course of my professional life, perhaps the only thing I’ve enjoyed more than painting the individual figure has been painting figures in pairs. Depicting two people together creates opportunities for compositional and psychological complexity.
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Wash With Gouache

Gouache presents you with the opportunity to create a unique texture. When it dries, the pigment lies on the surface in a thin layer that can be lifted off for a different kind of “drybrush” effect.To try this technique, apply an initial wash of gouache, then spatter the painted area with clear water.
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