Announcement: Joseph Paquet to Lead PACE Pre-Convention Workshop

Join Joseph Paquet and 80+ of today's master painters at the Plein Air Convention & Expo this May in the Smoky Mountains.

From Photo Reference to Figure Painting: “The Last Summer,” Step by Step

Diana Tremaine shares how she created the large-scale figure painting "The Last Summer," including how she knows when a painting is finished.

Historic Connections for a Contemporary Painter

American painter Michael Shane Neal uses two palettes for his portrait painting sessions; one belonged to the infamous artist ...

Redefining Stereotypes Through Art

I create oil on canvas portraits and figurative paintings that focus on redefining stereotypes placed on black bodies within society. These stereotypes include black people being associated with ...

Pastel Painting of the Week: “Considerations”

This spotlight features a leader in the art community who will be joining us on the faculty of Pastel Live this September. Daud Akhriev was born in the former Soviet Union in 1959. He studied classical painting and drawing for 14 years...

Artist Aleksander Betko: Moving Through Disparate Worlds

“My work resonates with people who are attracted to the authentic and uncompromising energy of New York City — people who aspire to belong.”

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