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How to transform a likeness into a powerful oil painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 98

A classical approach to portrait work in oil. Includes advice on easel positioning, making a sight-size drawing, laying in color, building up lights and the finishing layer.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 89

Paint oil portraits like John Singer Sargent. A description of his alla prima method.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 38

How to combine large scale with bold color and brushwork to create powerful oil portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 47

Paint impressionist portraits. How to use simple strategies for painting oil portraits that brim with brilliant light.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 66

Get a feel for fabric. Understanding the nuances of draped fabric that add texture to oil portraits and still lifes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1997 (v.14#12) pg. 61

Painting larger than life. How to explore the subtleties of fleshtones and form in a large-scale approach to oil portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 38

Character in the flesh. A transparent approach to fleshtones that gives oil portraits a more convincing look.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 48

Reading the light. How to give oil portraits a lifelike glow.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 54

The Old Warrior. An oil portrait of an Indian painted on an 18" circular wooden shield. This head-and-shoulders study is based on a photograph taken between 1895-1915 of He Dog, a Brule of the Dakota tribe. Advanced skill level.
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 26, 64