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Austin Williams

Austin is the editor of Drawing magazine. His interests include a number of artistic subjects, in particular contemporary drawing, and he is also a lover of literature and movies.  His favorite artists include Durer, Guercino, Degas, Menzel, Cezanne, and Blakelock. His favorite book about art is Michael Frayn’s Headlong, and his favorite movie about art…


Brian Riley

Brian Riley is the managing editor for Drawing magazine. He first became interested in art as a child, specifically drawing, but drifted away from the visual arts as he grew older, gravitating towards writing while in college. His position has offered him the opportunity to reinvigorate his early passion and continue his education.


Courtney Jordan

Courtney Jordan is the editor of Artist Daily. For her, art is one of life’s essentials and a career mainstay. She’s pursued academic studies of the Old Masters of Spain and Italy as well as museum curatorial experience, writing and reporting on arts and culture as a magazine staffer, and acquiring and editing architecture and…



Shen loves making the flat surface come to life and adding color to a world often seen only in shades of gray.  A professional artist and entrepreneur for over 25 years, she lives to discover new techniques, mix media, and make difficult concepts simple!  You will often find her painting live at events of all…


Jennifer King

Immersed in the art world is just where Jennifer King wants to be. Thanks to her long career in the art-instruction business–she was the editor of several leading artists’ magazines–she has had incredible opportunities to meet and interview many of the finest living artists of our times. Jennifer paints primarily outdoors, but also in her…


Patricia Watwood

Patricia Watwood has studied painting with Jacob Collins at the Water Street Atelier, and also with Ted Seth Jacobs at Ecole Albert Defois. She earned her MFA with honors from New York Academy of Art. Watwood paints nudes, figures, portraits and still lifes in the classical tradition. Her paintings draw on allegorical, mythological, and narrative…


Mitchell Albala

Mitchell Albala is the author of Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice (Watson-Guptill, 2009). A respected teaching artist for more than 25 years, he currently teaches at Gage Academy of Art and Pacific Northwest Art School. He lectures at the Seattle Art Museum and has written for American Artist and Artists & Illustrators magazines.…


Robert Stollar

I am a self taught sculptor with passion for figure drawing. A passion and, of course, a necessity. I live in Sydney, Australia with my beautiful wife and three dogs. I work as a sculptor and I teach figure drawing. For examples of my work have a look at For teaching look at and for…


Carolyn Henderson

Carolyn Henderson is the manager of Steve Henderson Fine Art. She is a weekly columnist for Fine Art News, a division of Canvoo, and writes a lifestyle column, Middle Aged Plague, that is published online and in print newspapers throughout the country. Describing herself as “small, insignificant, and ordinary,” Carolyn writes for and about normal,…


Judith St. Ledger-Roty

Judith practiced law for well over two decades before ultimately turning to other things–motherhood, horses, dogs and cats and art  among them. Judith initially dabbled in art, taking an occasional class at the Corcoran School of Art and Design and the Art League School in Alexandria, Virginia. Ultimately her desire to grow as a painter…

John Hulsey and Ann Trusty

John Hulsey & Ann Trusty

John Hulsey and his wife, Ann Trusty created the website, The Artist’s Road – Painting the World’s Beautiful Places. The Artist’s Road inspires with practical art tips and painting techniques for the traveling artist, video painting tutorials and demonstrations, workshop resources, artist profiles and interviews and remarkable painting locations. The Artist’s Road is an artist…

Marion Boddy-Evans

Marion Boddy-Evans

Marion is an artist and writer now living on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, a part of the world known for its striking landscape and dramatic weather (both endlessly inspiring for a painter!). She has been writing on Painting for since 2002, exhibits and teaches workshops at Skyeworks Gallery in Portree, and rarely…