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Drawing Magazine, Winter 2016 Table of Contents

The winter 2016 issue of Drawing magazine is here, and it’s all about charcoal. We look at the work of three outstanding contemporary charcoal artists–Mary Borgman, Hilary Brace and April Gornik–and we also learn a bit about the many types of charcoal you can choose from, as well as the history of the medium.
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Find Your Art Subject

6 Ways to Spruce Up Your Landscape Pencil Drawings!

From rocks, mountains and trees, to rushing and still water, you’ll love these achievable landscape pencil drawing lessons from favorite art instructor, Claudia Nice!After a review of art materials, such as drawing paper, a range of pencils and the marks they make, erasers, and more, Claudia takes you through steps to draw landscape elements in this unique drawing tutorial!
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Artist Profiles

Mastering the Art of Light in Paintings of Water

Glittering bits of reflected light on water elicit a sense of energy and peace in Deborah Quinn-Munson’s depictions of New England landscapes.By Amy LeibrockDon’t be surprised if you reach for your sunglasses when viewing Deborah Quinn-Munson’s luminous pastel paintings of water. “This will sound a little wacky,” says Quinn- Munson, “but I almost hope the viewer can hear and feel the water.
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Creativity Inspiration

New Years Resolutions for Artists

This is a time when we all declare to make some changes with New Year’s Resolutions. The turning of the calendar page to whole new year signifies a beginning and a clean slate to play with. Usually, it contains goals for creating more art!I’m a firm believer of resolutions and goals. There’s something very creative about them, with the possibility of recreating yourself in the process.
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Artist Profiles

Podcast on Hopper Painting

After editing Sheila Hollihan-Elliot’s article “Edward Hopper: Composing for Impact” for our July/August issue, I was intrigued about some things I’d learned about Hopper’s private life, about the role his wife Jo played in his painting—and he, in hers.So I ordered Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography by Gail Levin (Rizzoli International Publications, 2007).
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