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A Rare Glimpse Into 600 Years of Classical Painting Techniques (A note from Eric Rhoads, Publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine)
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Today we’re proud to shine a spotlight on the figurative works of contemporary artist Rose Frantzen, including her trompe l'oeil paintings.
In this full-length article, Nancy Tankersley explains the pros and cons of painting from photos. Bonus: Includes reference photos and the finished paintings.
Congratulations to Nikita Budkov, whose work was recently recognized in the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon. Learn more about the art competition here!
If you sketch often and don't feel too precious about the outcome, you can allow yourself to stop at whatever moment you like the drawing best, no matter the level of completion.
See how a painting that includes leaves, crystal, and some unexpected challenges comes to fruition, step by step.
New Program for Artists: Atelier Dojo offers students extensive courses in practicing figurative art from direct observation and mastering formal techniques, enabling students to better deliver the unique vision of their own work.
Eric Rhoads shares a deeply emotional experience about painting and his mission.
How do you create a complex painting composition? Stein explains in this article: “It takes risk to turn a good painting into a great painting.”

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