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Article in magazine about Nancy Lane July 2016

Article about my artistic career

A feature article about my artistic career as an illustrator and fine artist appears in the July/August 2016 issue of...

oil portrait painting of young man with beard

Portrait painting of a young man

I began this portrait painting of my nephew David last year. During two sessions, he posed for 7 hours for...

Nancy Lane teaches drawing

Teaching kids in “Winter Art Lab”

Last week I had the pleasure to teach a four-day “Art Lab” during winter break. It was sponsored by Geneva...

Painting by Nancy Lane

Watercolor of a young girl

My friend Thea, age 12 when she modeled for this portrait, is always a delight for me to paint. She...

Down & dirty research

I’ve been engrossed all summer in a large illustration project for a major educational client. It’s an overhaul of story...

Monique

A Portrait Workshop with David Kassan

I spent last week in a state of constant excitement while taking a 5 day portrait painting workshop with David...

Cover to The Rabbit Rescuers book

Recently published book: The Rabbit Rescuers

My first collaboration with a self-publishing author has culminated in a delightful book titled “The Rabbit Rescuers”. Author Cindy Howard...

Books illustrated by Eloise Wilkin

Beloved illustrator Eloise Wilkin lived in my town

Shortly after moving to Canandaigua, NY, I discovered that the charming stone house I pass on the way into town...

Snow Queen by Nancy Lane

Japanese Snow Queens and Demons

I’ve been illustrating some Japanese folk tales that are condensed to 7 pages for people who are learning to read...

Painting of young woman and black horse by Nancy Lane

Double Portrait: A Young Woman and Her Horse

I love getting commissions from people I know. I rarely turn one down, because I know I’ll have access to...

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