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Published: "American Art Collector" and "International Artist"

This month my artwork is published in two major art magazines:

International Artist Magazine has published my step-by-step demo of my Self Portrait drawing. Next month they are publishing the steps of the oil painting.
Download the International Artist article PDF 


American Art Collector Magazine has published a preview article for the Still Life Invitational at Susan Powell Fine Art, where I was quoted and my painting “Message in a Bottle” was featured. Also, Susan took out a full page ad in the same issue, and featured my painting “Bottle Collection” in the ad.

Download the AAC Article PDF

What a month!

Susan Powell Fine Art 
679 Boston Post Road
Madison, Connecticut 06443

Show dates: April 1 - May 7, 2011
Opening reception on Friday, April 1, 5 - 8 pm

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Reader Comments (6)

Hi Sadie and a big well deserved congratulations! Your work is beautiful and you are an inspiration.
It's funny when i saw the Still Life Invitational with your painting it almost didn't register because it supposed to be there. I expect to see your work in American Art Collector. Brava!

March 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLoriann

Wow, Sadie, this is fantastic - what beautiful work and what a treat it is to see how you work. Big congratulations, I'm so happy for you!

March 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLinda B

Hi Sadie and well deserved congratulations. I'll be looking out for my International Artist Magazine when it arrives....

Is it possible for you to explain, a little more, the comments on Stages 1&2 of your Portrait where you do 'little' measuring and everything 'comes together' by line angles/triangulation(?).

You must measure, surely, how far along you need to go on some lines - especially in the early stages.

March 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGeoffC

Thank you Loriann and Linda for your kind comments!

Geoff good question - I might work on another whole blog post to answer it! Short answer is: If can you tell the difference between a short/wide triangle, and a tall/narrow triangle, you can judge proportion without measuring.

I only take 1 or 2 very basic measurements at the beginning of a drawing, and check those a few times to make sure they do not "drift" during the process of drawing. But over-reliance on measuring is a crutch, and really not necessary for accuracy.

The development of sensitivity to tilts is the most necessary skill for capturing proportion and likeness.

March 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSadie

Congratulations Sadie- great to see you in print- well deserved. I think your portrait is so delicate and sensitive. It has a luminosity that is rare.

April 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDeborah Paris

Hi sadie. you are a great artists and i admire with all your jobs. from two years i start painting and when i sow your pictures i feel you can help me to improve my self.. please send for me some oil pictures to paint it.........

June 6, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteraya jdid
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