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IN THIS ISSUE MARCH 2017

VOLUME 34 NUMBER 2

COLUMNS 4

Letters

7

Perspective

8

The Artist’s Life

10

Drawing Board

16

Brushing Up

22

Ask the Experts

28

Business

66

Road Test

88

Competition Spotlight

40

FEATURES 32

Stories Without Words Infusing life into work for hire, Sharon Sprung takes the commissioned portrait to heart. BY MAUREEN BLOOMFIELD

40

Bold Strokes, Bright Colors Timothy Mulligan paints the landscape of his native California with the colors of the sea. BY JUDITH FAIRLY

48

The Alchemy That Is Painting At the Art Students League, Dan Thompson conducts a class in alla prima. BY LOUISE B. HAFESH

56

ON THE COVER 56 7 32 48 8 40 28 22 10 66

Winners Of Our Over 60 Contest Hidden Art From Cuba Sharon Sprung’s Portraits Alla Prima At The Art Students League Movie Posters Are Back Timothy Mulligan’s Landscapes How to Survive After Art School Life Drawing Methods Drawing Feet A New Watercolor Paper

M (oil on panel, 22x22) by Sharon Sprung COVER:

Over (60) Achievers It’s never too late to pick up a brush.

BY MCKENZIE GRAHAM

ONLINE: Rusty Still Water (acrylic on canvas, 20x24) by Timothy Mulligan

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