December 10, 2019

There is something so magical about capturing someone's essence on canvas. I'm fascinated and frustrated in equal measures as I try to learn to be a better portrait artist. I love the energy of painting from life, be it people or landscapes. Several years ago, I came a...

June 4, 2019

In this article, we continue our informative recap of survey respondents for the “Best Workshops” taken by portrait and figurative artists. Several artists wrote about their appreciation of and the value in a long workshop.

12-day Workshop Demo by Instructor Marvin Matt...

January 15, 2019

For many artists, teaching is an important part of their career. It can provide inspiration, community, and a steady income, but balancing it with one’s own work can be challenging. I asked several prominent painters who teach to share their thoughts about the effects...

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