In Gratitude for Steve Doherty

Janice K. Johnson

In Gratitude forSteve Doherty Hawaiian Waterfall   24 x 18″   Oil   M. Stephen Doherty    We first met Steve when we were living on the Hudson River in the tiny hamlet of Garrison, New York, in 1983. He drove up from his home in Croton-on-Hudson to attend our community’s annual on-location […]

Meet The Others: Lux Eterna

Janice K. Johnson

Lux Eterna is an Australian born interdisciplinary artist working across forms of performance, dance, drawing and lens-based media.  Lacebark Elm II   Extending across drawing, performing arts and screen media, Lux’s practice has positioned her within many roles – as facilitator for the likes of Marina Abramović; as the live […]

The One Colored Pencil Technique you must master to create Photorealistic Colored Pencil Drawings – Veronica Winters Painting

Janice K. Johnson

The One Colored Pencil Technique you must master to create Photorealistic Colored Pencil Drawings Shading with colored pencils If your aim is to create photorealistic colored pencil drawings, you need to master the very basic drawing concepts, which includes shading with colored pencils. Whatever subject you draw in colored pencil, […]

Repeated Exposure Over Time | FineArtViews

Janice K. Johnson

This post is by Clint Watson, former art gallery owner and founder of BoldBrush, known for FASO Artist Websites, the leading provider of professional artist websites, the $38,000+ BoldBrush Painting Competition and the free daily art marketing newsletter, FineArtViews. As a self-proclaimed “art fanatic”, Clint delights that BoldBrush’s downtown San Antonio, Texas office is full of original art, […]

Review of Jackson’s Curated Sets: Ink

Janice K. Johnson

Bath based artist Mel Pozniakow reviews Jackson’s Curated Set for Ink sharing her thoughts on the materials and how the set encouraged her to challenge her regular painting practice.   Mel Pozniakow Tests Jackson’s Curated Set: Ink I was recently asked by Jackson’s if I would like to write a […]

Gurney Journey: Boatyard

Janice K. Johnson

This weblog by Dinotopia creator James Gurney is for illustrators, plein-air painters, sketchers, comic artists, animators, art students, and writers. You’ll find practical studio tips, insights into the making of the Dinotopia books, and first-hand reports from art schools and museums. Contact You can write me at: James Gurney PO […]

Penske Media Acquires Artforum – Artforum International

Janice K. Johnson

December 7, 2022, New York, NY: Today, Penske Media Corporation (PMC) announced the acquisition of Artforum International Magazine, a leading voice in the contemporary art world. Artforum will join PMC’s constellation of brands as it celebrates its 60th anniversary year. Since its founding in 1962, Artforum has been at the vanguard of contemporary art criticism, and throughout its history has remained the voice of record for […]