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Gregory Strachov Gallery
Artist Profiles

Gregory Strachov Gallery

In the May issue of American Artist, we heard from Florida artist Gregory Strachov, who encourages painters to find their own style through developing skills, deciding what it is they want to say, and finding their unique voice. Here, we present some additional work from the artist that we couldnt fit in the print magazine.

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Hyperrealism in Watercolor | Rance Jones Gallery

One thing is certain about Rance Jones: The award-winning artist knows how to tell a story in his watercolor painting. Whether it’s a series of works depicting scenes from an Irish fishing village or vignettes of small-town Mexico, there’s a tale being told that delves beyond the surface, suggested in glances and gestures.
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Joanne Last Gallery | Abstract Pastel Landscapes

British artist Joanne Last was brought up in a creative environment. Her parents and sister are artists. Like the rest of the family, she has painted all her life, and she revels in the challenge of doing something new and breaking away from traditional methods and thinking. “As someone who’s happiest being inventive and breaking what others consider to be ‘the rules,’ I’m aware that I’m still learning how to get the most out of my pastels.
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Watercolor Artist’s 2015 Ones to Watch |10 Up-and-Coming Artists to Get on Your Radar

It’s no secret that the 10 talented artists selected as the 2015 Ones to Watch have made art a priority. Indeed, they’re painting what they love, and those choices have set them down quite a sunny path. Taking in their inspired works serves as a creative wake-up call to the rest of us. We celebrate their efforts in the December 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist; preview the up-and-coming artists’ work below in this online-exclusive gallery of additional paintings.
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On Location | Plein Air Painting Tips for Watercolorists

Three pros—Richard Sneary, Brienne Brown and Glen Knowles—share their best tips for watercolor plein air painting in the June 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist. View a gallery of their work here, along with some bonus pointers, and learn more plein air painting tips in the June issue, available now at northlightshop.
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Robin Warnes’ Modern Pastel Art

British artist Robin Warnes’ pastel art features abstracted images, but the work is anchored in reality.“For me, art is about representation and exploring and re-evaluating how we experience the world around us,” says Warnes. “I think you can represent the real world without being a slave to it. Rather, it’s a case of enhancing it and developing one’s senses, trying to be in tune with the world as something that can be seen, experienced and felt.
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Pastel Figures In Motion | Abel Kesteven Gallery

Abel Kesteven is interested primarily in depicting people interacting with one another, with movement and color serving as essential elements. He captures the excitement of pastel figures and animals in action with a minimalist, semi-abstract approach that successfully gets to the essence of his subjects.
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