Art Demonstrations and Interviews with Artists


Distinguished Pastelist Marbo Barnard shares how she developed her pastel painting "Silk Kimono Series V".

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Georgiana Cray Bart discusses composition and color application in her pastel demonstration of "Green Still Life".

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Jason Morgan teaches you how to capture a sense of depth and form in your oil paintings by using thin layers of paint or glazes.

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Sheila Giddens shares her experience with the process of Raku, a Japanese inspired method for firing clay, and shows us some of her delightful creations.

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In her demonstration of "The Violinists", Jerry Hunsinger explains the materials, colors, and techniques she uses to create her award-winning portraits in pastel.

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Barbara Newton shares techniques such as grisaille, juxtapositioning of colors, and preserving the white of the paper as she demonstrates the process of painting with colored pencils.

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Pastelist L. Diane Johnson gives helpful advice to those working from photos, pointing out compositional possibilities and providing effective solutions.

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Kristy Kutch, artist and instructor, shares an informative step-by-step demonstration of colored pencil techniques using the beautiful poppy flower as her inspiration.

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In her demonstration of "Salzburg III", Margot Schulzke discusses materials, colors, and techniques of pastel.

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Follow along as Clark Mitchell's landscape, "Au Parc", evolves from simplified shapes and values into a beautiful sunlit afternoon in Golden Gate Park.

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Watercolorist Sue Dickinson gives tips for applying masking fluid, creating darks, dealing with two-dimensional perspective, and anchoring the subject to the background.

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Learn printmaking techniques from Walter Ehrismann, Swiss painter and printmaker, as he discusses dry point, etching, and the aquatint process.

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Betsy M. Kellum, a national and international award-winning artist, explains the step-by-step process she uses to create her pastel paintings.

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Deborah Whitehouse travels across the country capturing scenes of nightlife in a photographic series that began in New York in 1988, titled "Saturday Night".

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Anne Cox combines society's discarded debris to create expressive and symbolic assemblages of our culture's pressures, desires, and beliefs.

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Annie Greene paints with yarn to create delightfully colorful genre scenes of childhood memories. Her works warm the heart and put smiles on the faces of all who see them.

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With a keen eye for design and color, workshop instructor Liz Fluehr guides you through each step as she creates one of her very colorful and appealing floral watercolors.

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Anita Wolff, an American Impressionist who has a love for vibrant color, describes in her pastel demonstration how she captures the feel of a sunny spring morning.

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Thelma Davis demonstrates the steps involved in creating "Pink Iris", from preparing the support to glazing techniques and softening of edges.

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