Category Archives: Landscape

Demonstration: Malibu Lagoon

Techniques in Response to Landscape M’s Denise LaRue Mahlke does a pastel painting demonstration for Winter 2011, Vol.1, Issue 4, pp. 69-73 of Plein Air Magazine. Step 1: Working on a sheet of UART 500-grit paper mounted to Gatorboard, Denise sketches in … Continue reading

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The Artful Traveler: Part V

The Ravenswood Atelier, run by Matthew and Magda Almay, is located in a huge space on Lawrence Avenue in Chicago. The work is just incredible with students from all over the world. They specialize in teaching how to paint figures … Continue reading

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The Artful Traveler: Part IV

  Then, OMG, I headed out across Wyoming, where I was pounded by 60 mile-per-hour cold crosswind! When I stopped at Rawlins, they informed me that this time of year they normally have six feet of snow. The surreal conditions … Continue reading

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The Artful Traveler: Part III

Once I crossed through the lunar landscapes of the wind-scarred redness that is so beautiful around Moab with its natural arches and needles, I faced the brilliant reflections of the salt lake. Ryan S. Brown’s atelier is in Springville, UT where … Continue reading

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A Southeasterly View

By Bridget Manzella “A Southeasterly View,” by Denise LaRue Mahlke, reminds us of those days of summer that are perfect. A cloud formation dominates the pastoral scene, billowing upwards to the heavens, while shades of pink delicately fade into lilac. … Continue reading

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