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Beyond Drawing Basics: Evidence Interpretation in Master Landscape Drawings

Many great landscape drawings were created as preparatory studies, educational exercises, or informational journals and not as finished works of art. We can now study those freely made graphic images for evidence of the drawing essentials, ideas, and procedures that these artists developed. by M. Stephen DohertyPastoral Scene With Classical Figuresby Claude Gellée (called Claude Lorrain), ca.
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Free Watercolor Demo: Discover Shapes Within a Composition

Painting Watercolor Flowers That Glow, an encore presentation of North Light artist Jan Kunz’s best-selling book, shares simple step-by-step demonstrations for capturing that celebrated “glow” in watercolor. Kunz explains how composition, color theory and other important elements of painting apply to painting flowers, distilling years of experience into key techniques artists can take straight to their work for sparkling results.
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Creativity Workshop: Positive Negative

In Leaves Berries (above; watercolor on paper, 12×10) Brenda Swenson gradually chipped away at the lights of the paper to reveal her subject. In this way, the use of a negative painting technique brought about perfectly positive, nuanced results.When working in watercolor, we face certain challenges that are unique to the medium, chief among them the need to save the lights of the paper.
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Oil Painting Techniques: Landscape Painting

Love to create landscape paintings? Want to learn oil painting techniques? Brian Keeler is here to help! With his keen knowledge of art history; his years painting in oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic; and his passion for all styles of art, especially realistic landscapes, Brian is your guide to step-by-step demonstrations on how to paint oil landscapes!
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Corcoran Art Gallery Exhibit | Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series

This summer, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design will feature Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series. The exhibition, on display from June 30, 2012-September 23, 2012, features nearly 80 works—large-scale paintings, smaller paintings made on cigar box lids, mixed-media drawings on paper, monotypes, and prints—brought together for the first time through educational and cultural programs to offer a full exploration of the varied media in which Diebenkorn worked.
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