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  How Edges Make a Painting Sing
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  Profile: Kris Parins
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  An Artist's Tour of Provence - Part II
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  The Ultimate Still Life Table.
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  Voices of Experience - An Interview with Frank LaLumia
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A Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes

Nocturnes - A Primer on Night Painting

Filled with inspirational examples by the masters of nightime painting, this little book is sure to fire up your creative energies. Never tried painting at night? We show you how it's done with a step-by-step-oil demo and a tale of night painting in the wilds of Rocky Mountain National Park. The Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes is a 7 x 7" PDF download with 40 pages of text and images. It includes a gallery of paintings by masters of the nocturne, information to inspire and encourage you in your plein air nocturne painting, an illustrated step-by-step demo and tips for working in pastel and oil. Also available in a softcover edition. Check out the tools and other products that we use in our own art and travels in The Artist's Road Store. We only offer things for sale that we enthusiastically believe in.

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Lascaux Cave Painting of Hand Prints
Seeing Red:A Brief History

Tilghman Afternoon, 12 x 12", Oil, © Nancy Tankersley

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Photograph of John Hulsey Painting with Long Oil Brush
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California Gold, 1924, William Wendt

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Troubadours, 30 x 40", oil, © Ann Trustyemeral Beauty:Painting the Floral Still Life

 
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Photograph of John Hulsey and Ann Trusty in Glacier National Park
We are artists, authors and teachers with over 40 years of experience in painting the world's beautiful places. We created The Artist's Road in order to share our knowledge and experiences with you, and create a community of like-minded individuals.  You can learn more about us and see our original paintings by clicking on the links below.
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