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Drawing

Common Drawing Mistakes: The Loss of Volume

As you progress with your studies of the human body and the ways of drawing anatomy, you will keep coming back to a very few of the basic principles. When these principles become second nature we no longer have to think about them, were just in for the ride. For the joy of it.A student drawing when the volume is lost.
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The Artist Life

May I Introduce C.W. Mundy?

Morro Bay Rock, Near Cambria by C.W. Mundy, oil painting on linen,16 x 20.C.W. Mundy: Weekend With the Masters InstructorC.W. In 1978, he returned home to Indiana, worked as a sports illustrator for a decade, then in the early 1990s took on the challenge of painting in a more impressionistic style, going out of doors and painting en plein air, from life.
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Drawing

Frank Webb: Fearless Color

To give my paintings added visual interest, I sometimes begin a new work by applying an underpainting of abstract shapes. This works because the transparent nature of watercolor allows underlying layers of paint to remain visible enough that they modify the layers of color that follow. To make this work, I begin with light, middle values of transparent color.
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Techniques and Tips

Egg Tempera: History and Techniques

If you’d like to learn more about egg tempera painting, Koo Schadler is a great resource.A master painter of the Copley Society of Boston and board member of the Society of Tempera Painters, Schadler writes and lectures on egg tempera, and teaches tempera, gesso and design workshops around the country.
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Techniques and Tips

Free Articles from The Artists Magazine, December 2012

Letter from Maureen Bloomfield, in the December 2012 issue of Magazine:This September I had the good fortune to attend American Artist’s Weekend with the Masters in San Diego, where artists of the caliber of Daniel E. Greene, David Leffel, Sherrie McGraw, Juliette Aristides, Quang Ho, Rob Liberace and David Jon Kassan, to name just a handful, maintained that, as artists, we have to pay attention—to look until we see.
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