American Artist Special Issues

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Workshop, Summer 2010

On the Cover: Camie Davis (below) teaching at the Grand Central Academy of Art, in New York City. Photo by Nathan Kraxberger Cedric Egeli: Knowing How to Learn   FEATURES Workshops as Shared Learning Experiencesby M. Stephen DohertyA number of valuable and lasting benefits can accrue when artists work alongside one another and engage in…

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American Artist Studios 2009

On the Cover: Dianne Bernhard in her National Arts Club studio.Photo: Nathan Kraxberger Domestic Conversions A Studio Worthy of Rockwell FEATURES Studio Vignettes by M. Stephen DohertyStep inside these private studios, and see how the artists organize and furnish their creative work environments. Russell and Cynthia Gordon: Sharing Space With a Spouse, Family, and Pets…

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American Artist Studios 2010

On the Cover: Nelson Shanks in the natural north light of his home and studio in Philadelphia. Photo: Nathan Kraxberger                                                                 FEATURES The Proper…

Still Life Painting Higlights

On the Cover: Persian Bittersweet (detail)by Claudia Seymour, 2003, oil on linen, 20 x 16. Collection the artist. Artists Featured:Assael, StevenBergt, MichaelBermingham, DebraDeichler, DeborahEvans, RobFraser, ScottFrisella, RobinGordon, PatrickGrasso, CarlosGyurcsak, JoeHess, F. ScottJackson, Phillip RJackson, Robert C.Lattimore, AndrewLegg, JeffreyLyon, SusanMonafo, JanetMoran, HeidiRoyston, ScottSeymour, ClaudiaSienna, PamelaSprick, DanielSteinworth, SkipSwitzer, NancyUffelman, JeffWashor, JoyceWilson, Will FEATURES 15 Artists, 5 Objects,…

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American Artist: Everything You Need to Know About Plein Air Painting

On the Cover: Deb Painting Spring Creek (detail)by Edward Martinez, 2006, oil, 22 x 14. Collection the artist. Jim Wilcox: Western Landscapes Using Plein Air Sketches, Photographs, Research, & Imagination to Create Studio Paintings Plein Air Past: From Europe to America The History of the Plein Air Movementby Allison Malafronte     Plein Air Pioneersby John…

Painting Instruction Highlights from Master Teachers, Fall 2009

On the Cover: Jeffrey R. Watts instructing a student during a workshop held in Nicolai Fechin’s studio. Featured Teachers:Meredith Brooks AbbottThomas S. BuechnerNancy BushIsmael ChecoThomas GardnerAl GuryJohnnie LiliedahlJoseph McGurlMartin PooleJeffrey ReedScott RoystonWilliam A. SchneiderJeffrey R. WattsMary Whyte FEATURES Painting the Mouth     by William A. Schneider Jeffrey Reed: Introducing the Basics of Painting   by M. Stephen…

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Workshop, Fall 2009

  On the Cover: Diego Larguia helps a student with her painting during a recent workshop in New Orleans. Tony Pro: Seeing the Color of Light Kerry Dunn: Condensing Instruction for Part-Time Students   FEATURES Bryan Mark Taylor: Using the Safest Oil-Painting Materials & Techniquesby M. Stephen DohertyBecause his studio is in the home he…

Highlights: Painting Instruction From Master Teachers

On the Cover: John Phillip Osborne painting at the Ridgewood Art Institute in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Photo: Murray Smith. Featured Teachers:Joni FalkWilliam HookTed Seth JacobsJohn MorraJohn Phillip OsborneNelson ShanksMatt SmithJames SulkowskiCarol SwinneySam VokeyDawn Whitelaw FEATURES Six Ways to Get Dynamic Action in Floral Painting, With James Sulkowski    by James Sulkowski Improve Rapidly by Making Many…