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We would like to announce that in addition to all the winners and finalists, this year's Salon Catalogue will contain a reprinting of the introduction to the William Bouguereau Catalogue Rais ...

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Classic books with original sketch by James Gurney are now available, including the all famous Dinotopia books!To view the books and one of a kind sketches that are currently available, please click ...

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The Swedish Academy of Realist Art - Atelier Stockholm (SARA) is looking for an instructor. They can offer 8 to 16 hours of work every week and a private studio in the school. Employment can star ...

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An interesting article was recently published in the Epoch Times on a possible discovery of 100 early works, mainly drawings and some paintings, now thought to be by Caravaggio (1571-1610). The resea ...

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Art Renewal Center former scholarship winner Andrew Ameral, is now the Director of a new ARC Approved™ Atelier based in San Francisco, CA. The Golden Gate Atelier offers a complete clas ...

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The Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonné is now on sale for $299.00 discounted from its original $350.00 price.There are less than 100 copies left of the original 2,000 printing.Volume I - BiographyOver 340 ...

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Ancient Contests: Modern Heroes - July 26 - September 9, 2012 Leighton House Museum - 12 Holland Park Road, London, W14 8LZ, England ARC Living Master™James Childs will be having an exh ...

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The California Art Club, established in 1909, is one of the oldest, largest and most active fine art organizations in America. Its founding members were a handful of professional artists who m ...

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Read the newly released article "Art Renewal Center Salon Includes Landscape Featured" written by Steve Doherty in Outdoor Painter, the home of Plein Air Magazine. It focuses on the Landscape Categor ...

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The Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California is presenting a special art history series, free to the public, each Saturday morning in August from 10 AM to 1 PM. "Baroque Alive!" e ...

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ARC Living Master™ , Shaun Downey, has 3 exhibitions of his work scheduled thoughout Canada. Born in 1978, Shaun Downey spent his childhood in Oshawa, Ontario. His father worked at the local Gen ...

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The Association of Fantastic Art, an ARC Allied Organization, is currently accepting entries for their IlluxCon Scholarship. It is open to any student (high school, college, or atelier). The winner ...

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All prints on ARC are now 15% off. To take advantage of this discount, please type in the coupon code box at checkout arcfriends. To browse though our archives of over 75,000 works to find the perfec ...

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The Pre-Raphaelites and 19th-Century England's Other Visionaries: Fantasy Artists Ahead of Their Time? with Peter Trippi - Sunday afternoon, July 22, 2012. The Allentown Art Museum - 31 North Fifth ...

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ARCALM™ Mary Jane Q Cross has recently added four new images to her gallery on ARC. To view the additions, please click here. She is also exhibiting her work at the Oil Painter's of Americ ...

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ARC is happy to welcome Marina Dieul as an ARC Living Master™.Marina Dieul was born in France. She showed great interest in painting and drawing from an early age, and her family encoura ...

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"I was a little put out when I did not make the final "500" until I just viewed the accepted pieces and winners, WOW!!!! I am ordering the catalog to remind me of how much work I have to do to rea ...

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Thank you SO much for the wonderful news! Given the outstanding work submitted, I am both honored and humbled. The array of talent is truly breathtaking, as always.I would be so proud and deeply ...

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ARC is proud to welcome Julio Reyes as an ARC Living Master™. "Art has become a means for me to measure the value of my experiences; to seek patterns and hidden purposes, and to delight in th ...

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ARC is pleased to present a new Allied Organization, the American Society of Traditional Artists. ASTA was formed to showcase the talent of the many professional fine artists of today through the ...

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The countdown begins! We are only five days away from announcing the winners of the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. A.R.C. quickly realized the importance of a growin ...

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ARC is happy to announce we have improved the image galleries for Arnold Bocklin, with several new high-resolution images, as well as the gallery for Sir James Jebusa Shannon, with more high-resol ...

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Make plans now to see the 7th Annual IGOR Exhibition. The final jury is now completed and all notifications have been made to all IGOR entrants. This will be by far their largest exhibition ever i ...

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We are happy to announce we have added many new high resolution images to the Evelyn de Morgan gallery (1850-1919), as well as a biography by Kara Lysandra Ross.To view the new and improved gallery ...

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This year, the Association of Fantastic Art in coordination with the Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, USA, has put together a groundbreaking exhibition, AT THE EDGE: THE ART OF THE FANTASTIC, w ...

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We have just finished redoing the Charles Amable Lenoir gallery on ARC! Lenior is one of William Bouguereau's best known students. Click here to take a look at the new images, many in high resolutio ...

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An exhibit of self-portraits at the Eleanor Ettinger Gallery from June 14 - July 14, 2012 will include work by ARC Living Masters™ Cesar Santos, Daniel Graves, Daniel Greene, and Dana Levin among ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ James Gurney for receiving the "Grand Master" award at the "Spectrum Live" convention of contemporary fantastic art in Kansas City, Missouri.The honor ha ...

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The ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art has launched its first annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for academic style painting and drawing.ARA models their curric ...

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50 beautiful new works of art have recently been added to the ARC museum, all in high resolution.To see the new additons to ARC, please click here.ARC is constantly adding new information and imag ...

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ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos will be teaching an immersive 4 weeks long oil painting workshop, in Brugge, Belgium. Beyond Realism in Oil Portraiture will introduce students to oil portrai ...

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The Catalog Raisonné jointly published by the Art Renewal Center® and the Antique Collectors Club, is almost sold out. ARC now retains the only supply of available copies, and we have decided to put ...

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We would like to welcome Carrie Pearce as an ARC Living Artist™.Pearce's paintings can be described as expressive realism with surrealist imagery. She combines nature and and human form to c ...

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Among such websites (art), yours is the one that I consider the most visionary, inspiring, organized, resourceful and beneficial. I am a Professor of Medicine. However, my true aspiration was to be ...

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William Bouguereau, his technique and process - Virgil Elliott, lecture and talk at Gold Light Studios - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 7:30 pm Gold Light Studios - 512 Scott Road, Perkasie, Pennsylvania ...

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We are happy to reintroduce the important 19th century female battle artist, Elizabeth Thompson, AKA Lady Butler, to the ARC website with many new images and biography. She was one of the most fam ...

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In addition to the ARC Scholarship Competition, which we are currently accepting entries for, Studio Incamminati is accepting entries for a scholarship of their own for students interested in taking ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARC Living Master™ Joseph McGurl. Joseph McGurl has been referred to as one of the acknowledged leaders in the current American landscape school. This has been confir ...

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ARC Associate Living Master ™ Mark Lovett has recently made updates to his gallery on ARC. To view his new works in the updated gallery, please click here. ...

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Click the image above to see the newly improved Burne-Jones Gallery. ...

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We are now accepting entries for the 2012 ARC Scholarship Competition. Once again we will be awarding $30,000 in funds towards aspiring artists who wish to learn traditional training methods taught ...

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Juliette Aristides has generously donated two sections, one from her Classical Drawing Atelier book and one from her Classical Painting Atelier book to the technical article section on the ARC web ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Daniel Gerhartz who won the "People's Choice Award" for his, 'She Is Not Gone' in the Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art International Juried Show and Exhibitio ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will be hosting its Sixth Alumni Exhibition. May 9th - 13th, 2012 At the Corsini Family Stables, Vitale Porta al Prato, 37, Florence Italy The exhibition will show ...

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ARC Living Master™, Jeffrey Watts, has made updates to both his personal gallery in the ARC Museum, and the Watts Atelier page as well. They are celebrating 20 Years of Excellence in Art Educ ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliot has updated his gallery on the ARC website with new images. In addition, Virgil is currently taking on New Apprenticeships. If you would like to learn how to ...

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The ARC Approved Ani Art Academy Waichulis School has now branched out to open two new school locations. In addition to its original schools with Anthony J. Waichulis in Pennsylvania, Wachulis has ope ...

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The Angel Academy of Art moved on April 10th into a new home in one of Florence's beloved neighborhoods close to the city center. They have invested in the long-term future of the Academy by conso ...

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Artist Mario Robinson with his wife DianeCongratulations to ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson on the opening of an exhibition at Mark Gallery, Englewood NJ, with examples of his work. Mario ...

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The ARC Store is having a special sale on all four of ARC Living Master™ James Gurney's books! These unique books are signed and include an original sketch by James Gurney.Supplies are very ...

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ARC is happy to welcome ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Copley!Copley developed his depth of understanding technique through restoring old master paintings and now incorporates this knowled ...

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ARC is happy to welcome Vala Ola as an ARC Living Master™! Vala Ola is an artist who passionately and relentlessly seeks to create artworks that show her dedication to excellence. Her classical t ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARC Associate Living Master™ Donald Clapper! Clapper's work has received national as well as international recognition and has been featured in many museums and p ...

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Since Easter is right around the corner, we thought it an appropriate time to add this new article to the website by Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC director of Operations. William Bouguereau (1825-1905), ...

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28 March, 2012

ARC is always expanding and the past few weeks have been no exception. Over 60 new works of art have been added to the site, many in high resolution. To see the new additons to ARC, please clic ...

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Spring is here and a recent addition to the ARC website reflects the beautiful change in the weather. The Mucha Museum, dedicated to Alphonse Mucha, the most beloved and universally known Art Nouv ...

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Dear Contestants, We are happy to announce the Judges for this year’s ARC International Salon competition are as follows: Fred Ross, Dr. Vern Swanson, Juliette Aristides, and introducing Danie ...

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13 March, 2012

"... what pleasure it gave me, as a 71-year-old Englishman, to read some of your items about David Hockney. I said his work wasn't much good;...anybody who knows which end of a paintbrush is which ...

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We are pleased to announce the addition of four of ARC Living Master™ James Gurney's books to the ARC Store!Each edition is signed and includes an original sketch by James GurneyTitles includ ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Anand PKC as an ARC Living Artist™!Anand PKC is fully dedicated to realism and wishes to paint his subjects as true to reality as possible."Creating virtual reali ...

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ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson will be having a 5-day portrait drawing workshop at Sadie Valeri Atelier in San Francsico from August 20 - 24, 2012. This workshop will focus on drawing th ...

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We are happy to announce that a large number of artists are graduating this year from the Georgetown Atelier and are ready to start their professional careers. This leaves a big opportunity for in ...

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ARC is pleased to announce the addition of Allied Organizations to our site! To better accomplish our mission and return sanity back to the visual arts, we have started to ally ourselves with like ...

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A.R.C. is happy to announce the release of the long awaited Ani Art Academies Core Program: Language of Drawing DVD series. For the last 18 months they have been recording each and every exercise ...

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Check out ARC's upcoming and current exhibitions page.There are many new events approaching, including our most recent addition of an open house at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art on March ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Marilyn Ines Rodriguez as an ARC Living Artist™! Marilyn Ines Rodriguez is a professionally trained classical sculptor whose main focus is the traditional representation of ...

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The Schubert Lecture Series presents ARC Living Master™ and founder of Studio Incamminati, Nelson Shanks. One of the foremost realist painters in America, Nelson Shanks is renowned for his ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome James Gurney as an ARC Living Master™!James Gurney is best known for his illustrated book series Dinotopia. He specializes in painting realistic images of scenes that can ...

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Dear ARC For your information, Sarah Katie Li, winner of a Certificate of Merit in the 2011 Portrait of Canada Competition is a third year student at the Angel Academy of Art. She is 17 years old ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson for his interview in the Winter Issue of American Painting Video Magazine! You can download this issue at http://www.americanpaintingvid ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Stuart Dunkel as an ARC Living Artist™! "... nothing exists until light is draped over it. From the nothingness of black we build up to the perceived objects. As in love, ...

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Joshua Liner Gallery is hosting Resolve, an exhibition of twenty-five emerging and established artists whose work is rooted in classical art traditions and training. Including ARC Living Masters A ...

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Woman in a Kimono by Irena Korosec Oil on canvas - 20in x 16in. Congratulations to Irena Korosec, the master teacher and founder of ARC Apporved Atelier™ Bohemiarte School, on winning Best ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Angela Mia De La Vega as an ARC Living Master™! Exalting the human spirit through expressive faces and natural body movement has become the recognized trademark of ...

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Sensuality by Vala Ola Bronze Don Clapper and Vala Ola, long time friends of ARC and Charter members of IGOR, the International Guild of Realism, are participating in this year’s Celebration of ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome James Van Fossan as an ARC Associate Living Master™! "I have gravitated towards the natural, the heroic and most importantly, the human. As long as the subject mat ...

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Is Nudity in Art Good or Bad? Some people feel that the nude form is something that should be hidden away both in art and the artist's classroom and they frequently write to ARC expressing trep ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Peter Fiore as an ARC Living Master™! Fiore's compositional simplicity with the complexity of his lively brushwork makes him a standout. Employing a deceptively wi ...

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Nelson Shanks - Portraits and Studio PaintingsThis exhibition of ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks work will include approximately 20 paintings and is the first solo exhibition of the a ...

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Hi Mr. Ross - I am one of the recipients for this year's ARC scholarship competition, and I just wanted to send my sincere gratitude for having chosen and supported my work. This scholarship wil ...

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ARC is pleased to offer How to Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters: A Step by Step Guide e-book by Eric Bossik. This e-book is a short 37 step guide on how to create a wipeout underpa ...

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Faces of Winter 2012 - A Daniel Greene Festival Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists' Biennial Fine Art Juried Portrait Exhibition January 30 - February 24 at UConn Stamford, One ...

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ARC is pleased to announce the availability of new books by two of our Living Masters™ in the ARC Store. To find out more information about ARC Living Master David Bowers' beautiful book, The E ...

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Two New Articles by ARC Director of Operations Kara Lysandra Ross are available at the Epoch Times. The Contemporary Realist Movement The term, “Contemporary Art,” has long been associat ...

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ARC is pleased to announce ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg's gallery and workshop page. Peace March by Max Ginsburg Max Ginsburg is a New York artist whose paintings are extremely realist ...

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In response to international demand, ARC-approved atelier the Academy of Realist Art is pleased to announce its first UK workshop. Senior Instructor Fernando Freitas will be conducting a seven-day ...

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Mavis by Richard Greathouse The Art Renewal Center (ARC) has been experiencing unprecedented success. As those familiar with the ARC and its mission know, the organization is involved in numerou ...

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16 December, 2011

E. Blair Leighton: The Prominent Outsider, by ARC Director of Operations Kara Lysandra Ross is now available on the ARC website. Despite his relative anonymity within a historical period still bei ...

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Nude with Glasses and Goateeby Cesar Santos ARC is happy to announce the addition of all new images in ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos' gallery! Santos studied at Miami Dade College and the N ...

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We are now accepting entries for the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. This year we are offering the largest cash amount ever in awards totaling an unprecedented $50,000. ...

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Last week at the National Arts Club in NYC, Associate Living Master Mary Jane Q Cross's work “Breath of Heaven”, was included in the Allied Artists of America catalog as receiving the Florence and ...

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Chairman Fred Ross was one of three speakers for the 2011 NTDTV 3rd Chinese International Figure Painting Competition Award Ceremony at the Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY last night. It is ...

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2 December, 2011

Lessons in Classical Drawing by Juliette Aristides, according to Bookscan, which measures point of sale data at reporting book retailers, is the #5 top selling art book as of last week. We at ...

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David Hardy, ARC Living Master, and students of his Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California, will participate with an Open House display and exhibition Friday, December 2 from 6 ...

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ARC Chairman Fred Ross will be one of three speakers for the 2011 NTD Television 3rd Chinese International Figure Painting Competition Award Ceremony November 28th, 7pm - 9:30pm at the Salmagu ...

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22 November, 2011

ARC Holiday Sale! Treat yourself or a loved one to the gift of art! Just enter the coupon codes listed below at checkout to receive your holiday discount. 10% off all orders under $150 ar ...

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The Art Renewal Center, in an attempt to become a self-sustaining organization and to continue to provide an important art resource to the world, has made the executive decision to start user regist ...

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The Baroque Portrait with Adam Miller at TSA's Oyster Bay studio December 15th - 17th, 2011 This unique workshop is designed to help artists of any level of skill and experience draw and p ...

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ARC is Proud to Announce its new automated salon entry form! We are now accepting entries for the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. This year we are offering the large ...

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Congratulations to Juliette Aristides on the publication of her new book Lessons in Classical Drawing, which includes an instructive DVD. The book is now available in the ARC Store for purcha ...

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