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Tips on working outdoors on large canvas. (1) An enclosed rack on a pickup truck for transporting the canvas. (2) A cable system to steady an aluminum easel. (3) General information on paints, brushes and other supplies.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 67

Drawing trees. Tips for capturing their mass, perspective and individuality.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 12

How to develop an "artist's eye." Techniques for capturing the color and effects of natural light and for learning to organize shapes and patterns into an integrated, harmonious design.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 38

Seven suggestions for landscape painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 80

Techniques for painting nature in your own backyard.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 116

Tip on the correct perspective for the shadows of trees.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1990 (v.7#9) pg. 6

Giving shape to clouds. How to add depth, mood and light to landscapes through the use of clouds.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 14

Two ways to strengthen a landscape by massing values and developing depth.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 58

Three techniques for creating warm, lively landscapes. Covers preparation, dynamic use of color, and knowledgeable handling of light.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 46

Tips from award-winning artists on how to transform any scene into a dramatic landscape painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1991 (v.8#12) pg. 49

Controlling the sky. The basics to create drama in a sky through the use of color, clouds and special effects.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 54

Painting from the landscape. How to fragment and reconstruct a landscape on your own terms.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 62

Fooling the eye. How to use depth, observation and shades of gray to create believable illusions of landscape on canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 42

New perspectives on landscape painting. How to dramatize the aerial view with masking fluid, a grid and imagination.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 44

Landscape painting pitfalls. Seven common mistakes and how to avoid them.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 50

A guide to rendering autumn trees.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 50

Painting small, fast and light. How to capture the fleeting beauty of the landscape by painting on small panels outdoors, using a pochade box.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 56

Jumping into landscapes. Tips and techniques for painting landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 38

Painting landscapes with a view. How to bring individual expression to paintings done from studio or hillside.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1993 (v.10#12) pg. 52

Tips on finding a special landscape with that sense of place that will give added meaning and impact to your artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 72

How to bring a sense of place to landscapes by focusing on large shapes, light and color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 59

Advice on getting the most from an outdoor art adventure. Tips on how to simplify a subject while responding to what is experienced.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 74

Capturing green. Twenty-one ways to take the mystery out of finding just the right green for a particular scene.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 18

How to use the "light key" to create harmony in a painting. Examples teach how to perceive light by examining it under different weather conditions and at different times of day.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 50

Cultivate a knowledge of trees to improve landscape drawings and paintings. Advice on what to observe and how to add "personality".
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 10

Expressing the seasons. Secrets for painting evocative seasonal landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 48

Learning to use clouds effectively in landscape painting. A guide to seven cloud types.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 12

Eight techniques to achieve realistic effects in painting a winter scene.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 42

Adding realism to landscape. How to draw convincing grass, rocks and water.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 14

Close-focus landscapes. Suggestions on composition that gives the illusion of depth.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 74

Capturing the spirit of a landscape. How to balance representational and abstract act to produce a landscape that conveys the emotion of the scene.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 78

Branching out in the woods. Lessons for seeing and capturing the inner recesses of the forest in paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 90

Seeing beyond the obvious. How to find inspiring landscape scenes. Learning to see the subject.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 51

Controlling the weather. Simple approaches to drawing weather conditions that give landscapes an extra dose of realism. How to depict rain, sleet, snow and suggest the presence of wind, sunshine and seasonal variations.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 20

Hooking the viewer. How to create depth in a landscape through atmospheric perspective.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1998 (v.15#12) pg. 38

Keep it simple. How to create a landscape with a limited palette, large shapes, heightened light-dark contrast and complementary colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 34

Give life to your landscapes. How to incorporate figures that bring movement, emotion and depth.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 53

Rules of the road. How to master the ups and downs of drawing roads.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 12

Editing nature. How to improve a landscape's lines, edges and palette.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 34

Make a scene. Tips on discovering the creative process that helps make a strong landscape painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 53

Techniques for rendering colored pencil landscapes with just the right level of detail. Includes seven-step technique for creating grass with layered depth.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 58

Bring the outdoors in. Ten tips for using location paintings to punch up studio landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1999 (v.16#12) pg. 46

How to create depth in landscapes by overlapping shapes and using edges, shadows and value.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1999 (v.16#12) pg. 76

Primitive landscape to paint in an oval motif on the front of purchased wooden wall cabinet. Holly clusters are painted above and below the landscape.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 50, 53

How to paint the picture, "Spring in the Park".
CREATIVE CRAFTS #61 Feb 1978 (v.6#1) pg. 20

Watercolor instructions for painting a woodland barn scene.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #92 Apr 1983 (v.8#8) pg. 34

Colorful leaf motifs to paint on any surface. Includes design tips, color suggestions and information on how to make your own leaf designs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 84

Cluster of autumn oak leaves are painted on wood and used to decorate a straw wreath embellished with ribbon and a bow.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1993 (v.20#5) pg. 46, 37

Step-by-step details for painting pinecones.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1993 (v.20#6) pg. 6

Summer landscape painted on silk in a watercolor style using resist techniques. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 48, 33

Pinecone possibilities. Suggestions on how to use sketches of pinecones as an illustration, etc.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1996 (v.23#1) pg. 72

Sketches of bare-limbed trees.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1996 (v.23#6) pg. 88

Leaf spectacular. A lesson in how to paint and perfect four different leaves (a basic leaf, grape, geranium and ivy leaves).
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1997 (v.24#3) pg. 41, 33

Paint and stencil a secret garden motif on the cover of a canvas photo album. Lattice-work background is stenciled. Circular center painting is a garden with stone wall, gate, trees, flower beds and gate. An accent motif of three flowers bridges the lattice background and garden painting in one corner.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1997 (v.24#3) pg. 58, 33

Owl, butterfly and wildflower motifs are used in a reverse glass painting. Each design can be painted individually or all three together on a 10"x20" piece of Plexiglas.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1998 (v.25#3) pg. 64, Insert

Heart of autumn. Picture of a log cabin surrounded by a picket fence and sitting at the edge of the woods is painted on a wooden heart-shaped plaque.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1998 (v.25#5) pg. 22, Insert

Pen-and-ink drawing with an oil glaze of St.Patrick's Rock castle in Cashel, Ireland. Foreground includes a sheepherder and child, several sheep and a cottage. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #107 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 26

Light sources in landscape painting. How to incorporate the effects of direct light (the sun), indirect refracted light (the sky), and indirect reflected light (the ground).
TOLE WORLD #109 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 20

Southwest landscape features a colorful sky at sunset with a foreground silhouette of cacti. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 66

Brush Stroke Workshop. Tips on painting a tree as a focal point.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 69

Stopping Spot landscape features a stream with small waterfall that runs through a sunny setting that includes a few trees. This project uses no pattern. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #111 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 46

Brushstroke Workshop. The art of depicting angular types of rocks.
TOLE WORLD #111 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 60

Winter in the Rockies picture is drawn with colored pencils. Scene features a cabin nestled against evergreens at the edge of a windswept field with mountain foothills on the horizon. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #113 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 47, 68

Aspen Splendor picture (6"x8") is rendered in color pencils. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #118 Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 52

Creekside iron. The sole of a wooden replica of an iron is painted with the scene of a house and barns near a creek against a hilly background.
TOLE WORLD #124 Sep-Oct 1993 (v.17#5) pg. 24