Still Life Strategies
From setup to lighting, five artists—Susan Abbott, Grace Kim, John Rizzotto, Jeanette Pasin Sloan and Mary Joan Waid—explain their varied approaches to la nature morte.
Edited by Christine McHugh
Michael De Brito finds inspiration for his naturalistic oil paintings in the rituals of family life.
By Rosemary Barrett Seidner
Inventing patterns with pieces of painted and printed papers, Judith T. Greenberg creates collages that celebrate nature.
By Meredith E. Lewis
On the Threshold
How to light your subject and measure features when your subject is a child on the cusp of adulthood.
By Chris Saper
The Quest For Color
Looking past the sky, toward the many colors of the land, Carol Lopatin paints dynamic vistas in acrylics.
By Tamera Lenz Muente
Working abstractly, Kim Bernard explores the ancient technique of encaustic.
By Ruth K. Meyer
The winners of the student division of our annual competition share the stories behind their paintings.
By Grace Dobush
Got an hour? Make a blog. Wake up and start marketing your art. By Grace Dobush and Tim Langlitz