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The Secret to Painting a Masterpiece

Historically speaking, the term “masterpiece” referred to a piece of work done by an aspiring apprentice or journeyman wishing to ascend to the status of master craftsman. If the submitted work of art was deemed worthy, the applicant was given membership, or guild certification. The apprentices put everything they could into this project.
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The Cardinal Rule of Color Mixing

The Exploring Color Workshop kit is one of our newest collections, and includes Nita Leland’s Exploring Color Workshop 30th Anniversary Edition, Confident Color and her Color Scheme Selector (color wheel). Get it today while supplies last!Also, Magazine’s All Media Art Competition is open for entries through mid-October.
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The Artist Life

Art on the Water: Artist Residency Programs at Sea

From the frozen waters of the Arctic to the sun-warmed Pacific, artists find inspiration at Cynthia CloseArtists are curious by nature. A marine-based artist residency allows you to discover how the journey can be as exciting as the destination.Exploring Climate ChangeClimate change concerns and a compassion for all living things are the driving forces behind Vermont artist Sally Linder’s work.
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My Valentine to Pastel

What is Love?Merriam-Webster defines it as: “warm attachment, enthusiasm or devotion,” and according to most definitions:Love is a strong, positive emotion of regard and attraction.The definition of love may apply to a wide range of connotations, but for many of us pastelists, no other word in the English language better defines how we feel about pastel.
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Art History

Georgia OKeeffe, Her Life in Paintings

Works to Know from the Mother of American ModernismShe needs no introduction. To many of us, Georgia O’Keeffe is a beloved artistic icon and inspiration.Tracing her life through her works is fitting tribute that yields several surprises and brings an already enraptured audience even more to appreciate.
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