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Art is full of space »

"A Brand New Day" by Pat Rayman.

     How can a mark on paper be called “space,” when space is empty? One of the more confusing…

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An in-depth look at landscape »

"The Road Home" watercolor by Pat Rayman

  Many artists enjoy painting landscapes, but painting a convincing landscape is more than just finding a pretty scene. …

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Insight from literary artists »


  By definition, a “unique” object can be produced only once.  Therefore, an artwork produced by any person at…

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Hitting the right value »

"A Long Way Home" watercolor by Pat Rayman.

Tone, Value and Hue are important words for any artist who wants to paint realistically. “Tone” in art it…

June 2016 / Read More »