CATEGORIES

Shared Joy

Claudia Hartley chats with Scottsdale Artists' School about her roots as an artist and instructor

3 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

Agile & Precise

Sandra Bartels moves swiftly between pastels and pastel pencils, focusing separately on each area of her subject

3 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

Social Realism

Warren Chang breaks down his recent paintings capturing elements of life in California during the past two years

5 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

Tactile Response

Anastasia Trusova utilizes gels, palette knives and scrapers to create multiple textures in her paintings

2 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

Painting an Intimate Self Portrait

Like most self-portraits, this painting is an personal paintings often arise from rather mundane circumstances.

4 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

The Drama of Nature

From plein air studies to final studio paintings, Kim Casebeer distills the intensity and vibrance of the landscape

3 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

FIVE PROBLEMS WITH GOUACHE (AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM)

James Gurney tackles challenges specific to the medium of gouache

3 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

Not an Easy Task

My teacher, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Loften said that when he looked at a painting, he was looking for three things: feeling, imagination, and the ability to communicate those first two.

4 mins read
International Artist
April - May 2022

Louis Carr — Intimate Spaces and Youthful Portraits

Louis Carr is an artist based in Raleigh, North Carolina, who is well-known for his intimate and delicately rendered portrait and landscape paintings.

5 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

Young at Art

Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you

9 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

Painting Golden Valley

In every issue of International Artist we will feature a Painting Workshop from one of New Zealand's best artists.

3 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

Gentle scenes

Soft pastel is a special medium for me. It gives me freedom, control and the possibility to express myself on paper in a variety of ways. I use different types of paper for different effects.

3 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

Ethereal quality

I use my work to explore my relationship with the landscape and the feelings of peaceful solitude and contemplative awe. I carry these emotions when I am surrounded by beautiful scenery. It's what I seek to express in my paintings. Watercolor lends itself perfectly to this task due to its ethereal and delicate nature.

3 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

HOW TO MAKE GRADIENTS

James Gurney demonstrates how to get your colors to change gradually throughout your picture

5 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

PLEIN AIR PAINTING AND ARTISTIC GROWTH

Plein air artist Michael King explores elements unique painting in the field in this three-part series.

5 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

The Illusionist

Classically-trained artist Julia Albo uses the power of observation to create three-dimensionality on a flat surface

2 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

The Power of Iteration

The Way of Watercolor: In this four-part series, Stephen Berry lends his thoughts and expertise in the realm of watercolor painting

4 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

Tips and Tricks

John Lovett shares a few of his studio tips, from brush care to ideal ways to store watercolor paper

4 mins read
International Artist
December 2021 - January 2022

Annie Murphy-Robinson

A Discovery of Self

5 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

A Light in the Dark

Using a black underpainting, Jed Dorsey shares the advantages and joys of working from dark to light

7 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

Familiar things

MASTER PAINTERS OF THE WORLD

3 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

Creating Emphasis

Working from dark to light colors, Pamela Hamilton’s pastel paintings feature the smallest and brightest marks at the focal point

6 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

Expression and flow

MASTER PAINTERS OF THE WORLDS

3 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

Off the Board

Animals come to life in intricate detail through the boldness and versatility of Melissa Helene’s scratchboard art

4 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

Biophilia

MASTER PAINTERS OF THE WORLD

3 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

High Altitude

Sarah Mckendry demonstrates how to create depth, atmosphere and mood in her landscape paintings

8 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

Skies

More than just blank space, John Lovett explores how skies can add balance and ambiance to a painting

4 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

The Calling

THE ART OF THE PORTRAIT

3 mins read
International Artist
August - September 2021

The Way of Watercolor

In this four-part series, Stephen Berry lends his thoughts and expertise in the realm of watercolor painting

5 mins read
International Artist
June - July 2021

Capturing Likeness

John Fenerov demonstrates his technique for creating genuine portraits in charcoal and graphite

7 mins read
International Artist
June - July 2021

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