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A magazine designed to help you become a better artist! Whether you are fairly new to painting or an experienced artist, you'll find The Palette Magazine useful and inspiring.
Who is this magazine for? Whether you are fairly new to painting or an experienced artist, you'll find The Palette Magazine useful and inspiring. If you want to become a better artist, if you’re eager to learn more about the concepts of painting, if you want to produce more satisfying, personally expressive paintings, the lessons and ideas in this magazine will help you.
How is this magazine different? The Palette Magazine is the only 100% instructional magazine written for and by watermedia artists. The magazine has a unique format with lessons (such as you might get at a good workshop) and suggested exercises to help you understand and apply the concepts and techniques described. It is published quarterly and is available online or through Cheap Joe's Art Stuff (Call 1.800.227.2788).
Who are Schink and Lawrence? Christopher Schink and Skip Lawrence are nationally recognized artists and teachers. They are the editors and chief contributors to The Palette Magazine. Both are authors of popular watercolor instruction books "Painting Shadow and Light in Watercolor" (Northlight) by Lawrence; "Color and Light for the Watercolor Painter (Watson-Guptill) by Schink. They have been conducting painting workshops for over 25 years and have taught in over 45 states in the US as well as in Canada, Mexico, and Europe.
The Palette Magazine offers you choices... choices of technique, choices of design concept, choices of style that are all designed to help you find your own unique direction as a painter. The magazine is filled with useful lessons that will help you explore new possibilities in painting. Accompanying each lesson is an exercise (titled "Try This") that you can try at home. It's like getting a workshop in the mail!
The goal is to help you become a better painter and encourage you to produce work that expresses your unique thoughts, feelings, and ideas.
Tips, tricks, thoughts and inspiration from across the art spectrum.
"Hey, everybody! I think an art form that doesn’t get nearly enough recognition is negative painting.–No, I don’t mean like when you’re grumpy but you’re…Friday, April 17, 2015
"Since watercolor is typically a ‘flat’ medium–in that it doesn’t cake up the way acrylic and oil would–it can be difficult to make visually interesting textures without…Friday, April 10, 2015
"Hey, everybody! So, I’ve talked before about my affinity for gel medium, but this week I’d like to brag on another medium: wax! Did you know…Friday, April, 3, 2015