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Ask the Experts: Acrylic White on Watercolor

Q: Is there any problem with using acrylic white for highlights, snowflakes, etc. on a watercolor?

SPONSORED CONTENT: Cheap Joes's Classroom-Making a Color Value Chart

0710cj6_175x150This video demonstrates how to make a color value chart.

Cheap Joe's Lesson 6: Value Study

Artist of the Month: Alex Garcia

0711garcia3_444x600_2 This painter, who works in egg tempera, creates figurative work that taps into themes and relationships both personal and universal.

Artist of the Month: Alex Garcia

0711garcia3_444x600_2 This painter, who works in egg tempera, creates figurative work that taps into themes and relationships both personal and universal.

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CRITIQUE: "A California Stream"

0710castream_596x438Careful attention to color and negative space creates an effective composition.

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Using Subtle Grays in Still Life Painting

0712gyur1_600x450_2Two masters of still life painting have much to teach us about developing our paintings.

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Recommended Books for a Beginning Artist

0711books3_516x600_2 From the thousands of art-instruction books available, we offer a list of those that have proven beneficial to new artists.

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CRITIQUE: "Along the Colorado"

0710colorado_300x236Pay careful attention to varying shapes in landscape compositions.

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Looking at Drawings: "Study for Mirror (I Against I)" by Dan Thompson

0710thom1_450x600_2David Jon Kassan comments on Dan Thompson's Study for Mirror (I against I).

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In Focus

70th Anniversary Readers' Choice Competition Winners

0712wc70oe7_600x450Congratulations to Readers' Choice Competition winner Yimeng Ling for her watercolor Autumn Wind. Continue reading to view readers' favorites by medium.

View the poll results on our message board, Artists' Forum.

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