Authors

Artist Daily contributor Austin Williams 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 is Orson Welles' F for Fake.
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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 at AA has offered him the opportunity to reinvigorate his early passion and continue his education.

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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 cultural history books. She hopes to recommit herself to more studio time, too, working in mixed media.

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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 kinds to "wow" her audience. ShenStudio.com.

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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 home studio in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Marion Boddy-Evans 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 About.com since 2002, exhibits and teaches workshops at Skyeworks Gallery in Portree, and rarely goes anywhere without a sketchbook.

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Husband and wife team John Hulsey and 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 community for oil, watercolor and pastel artists. Articles cover intriguing art travel experiences artists have had while painting the world's beautiful places.

Artist Daily contributor Judith St. Ledger-Roty
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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, everyday people, who are not small and insignificant at all.

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Robert Stollar: I am a self taught sculptor with passion for figure drawing. A passion and, of course, a necessity. I work as a sculptor and I teach figure drawing.

For examples of my work have a look at  www.sculptureandstone.com
and for those who cannot attend my classes in person I have an online version of the lectures at  www.figuredrawingonline.com
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 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. He hosts an educatioal blog at blog.mitchalbala.com and is represented by Lisa Harris Gallery. See his paintings at mitchalbala.com.

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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 themes. She continues the classical pursuits of representational painting, with an eye on the contemporary world.