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9 Art Mart
12 Quick Sketches
||73 Business of Art
76 Technical Q+A
78 Coming in...
79 Bulletin Board
80 Art for Thought
22 The Amazing American Circus Poster
by James Duncan
The iconic images found within circus posters
have delighted and enticed “children of all ages”
to escape to the Big Top for more than a century.
26 Getting Away: Trailer Parks, Road Trips, and Other
by Naomi Ekperigin
Artists Robert LaDuke, Scott Yeskel, and David Lyle take
different approaches to creating playful yet mysterious
images that capture the nostalgia of American pastimes.
38 Quietly Fantastic: The Landscapes of Philippe
by Austin R. Williams
This French artist reaches just beyond the real to
depict magical locales that resemble a mixture of
fantasy, nostalgia, and summer daydreams.
42 A Well–
Rounded Approach to Floral Painting
by Bob Bahr
A lifetime of experience and an assortment of
painting tools have given this Connecticut artist
the recipe for a successful painting career.
50 Water Ways
by Courtney Jordan
Artist Matthew Cornell has made a career out of studying
weather patterns, ocean tides, and river beds, and
his work reveals that conveying the power of water is all
about making waves.
56 John Dowd: Provincetown’s Favored Son
by Michael Gormley
Painter John Dowd finds endless inspiration in this legendary
seaside retreat, and his portraits of the local landscape
reveal the many sides of American vacation towns.
60 Paul Resika: A Painters’ Painter
by John A. Parks
This prolific artist’s lengthy career has taken him on a
journey through a wealth of motifs and a variety of styles.