Editor’s Notes – December 2022

We are rushing towards the end of another year, and we love to celebrate with touting the winners of the 2022 Art Competition. We are always overwhelmed at the amount and quality of the entries and this year it was Julie Freeman who had to make the hard decisions. See...

Editor’s Notes – November 2022

​ We are so thankful you are here with us again and want you to know how much we appreciate you! We are also grateful for Becky Chan to return with her top tips for airbrush and colored pencils. Her pet portraits are so soft and realistic that you will want to try her...

Editor’s Note – October 2022

​ October is a magical time of year. We love celebrating its unique elements, as you will see with our amazing Featured Artist illustrator Julia Griffin, who’s work is inspired by folklore and fairytales, She is an expert on telling a story with her imagery, and I...

Editor’s Note – September 2022

​   Lots of inspiration for you this month as you return to the drawing board from a hot, busy summer! First, view the incredible winners of our Wild Cat Art Challenge sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama and judged by France Baudiun. Next, improve your portraits with...

Editor’s Note – August 2022

  Get ready for something new as we explore abstract art this month. Art isn’t just about visuals but evoking and expressing emotion in imagery. I have been fascinated by the art of Richard Klekociuk since I can remember and am so happy to feature him this month....
Editor’s Note – July 2022

Editor’s Note – July 2022

Hello again! We have a kind of beachy theme for you this month starting with the dramatic seascapes by Beth Moffat. The work from our featured artist Maria Deely reminds me of a beach town you’d love to visit in July where you could take a day cruise on a boat or a...