This is a long pose drawing that made it into my "evaluate" pile. Part of the artistic learning process for me is learning how to evaluate my work, not on a piece by piece basis, but collectively. This summer I am looking at my drawing art works for progress— looking for plateaus in how...
On the Cover: Anna (detail, reversed) by Wende Caporale, 2002, pastel, 24 x 18. Collection the Abernethy family. FEATURES Painting Figures With Purpose by Arthur Egeli After completing a rigorous program of art education, I was adept at capturing a person’s likeness but still struggling to express...
During a recent plein air workshop in Southern France, Judith Carducci helped students who worked with pen-and-ink, pastel, watercolor, and oil colors. The unifying themes of the 10-day class were that drawing basics are a foundation of all media and working from life would benefit every participant...
The Drawing Blog
11 Sep 2008
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Many of the great teachers who trained Daniel Graves were featured in American Artist in the 1970s, while he and his students have been profiled in more recent issues. As the magazine celebrates its 70th anniversary, we examine the academic art education that Graves has dedicated part of his career to...
The Oil Painting Blog
9 Feb 2008
Filed under: Filed under: oil painting, figure painting, portrait painting, drawing, how to paint, Figure Drawing, shading, Drawing Basics, How to Draw People, Art, street art, Artist Daily