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Featured Artists from the Community: June 2020

For this month’s roundup of artists from our community, we meet Tina


Navigate the plethora of palette options to watercolor at home or on-location. There are as many watercolor palette options as there are colors. It’s limitless. Whether you like to draw and paint out and about in the world or at home using photos, it can be difficult to navigate the

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Helpful drawing tips in just a few minutes with Koosje Koene. Improve your skills and break out those art supplies, join us to learn drawing tips and techniques every week. Draw Tip Tuesdays are short introductions to a style, practice, or tool. From Urban Sketching to Drawing People, India Ink

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You’ve heard artists talk about finding their art style, but what exactly is a signature style and how do you go about finding yours? Everyone has slightly different ideas about what an art style is. In its simplest form, it’s the recognizable way that you paint or draw — a

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For this month’s roundup of artists from our community, we meet Helen Leigh-Phippard, Ken Hill, and Truc-Ha Duong. From an extraordinary streak of amazing portraits, to fitting in daily sketchbook pages between busy work and family lives, these artists bring so much diversity and vibrancy to our community. Helen Leigh-Phippard,

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A Guide to Painting People with Personality Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, we’ve all been there. You decide to add a person to your watercolor piece, but you can’t quite get it right. It ends up missing something, not looking realistic or as you imagined. An oval with a

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When peacocks are hatched, they are ugly grey balls of fluff. When you snap a Polaroid, it is grey, then murky, washed out. When a baker puts a cake in the oven, it is runny, mealy, and inedible. A great burgundy goes into the bottle as grape juice. When a

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