Painting

Sensual, Ethereal Watercolors Reinterpret the Female Form - Creators

It can be challenging to honor the female figure without perceived hyper-sexualization. This is exactly the paradigm that artist Fahren Feingold seeks to combat through her watercolors of female nudes. She juxtaposes a dreamy, subdued style with provocative poses, challenging the viewer to embrace …

Art

Surreal and Fine Art Portrait Photography by Peter Zelei

<b>Peter Zelei</b> is a talented 47-year-old photographer and artist who was born in Szeged and currently lives and works in Budapest, Hungary. Peter …

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A Haunting Forest Fairy Tale Emerges in Ink and Watercolor Illustrations - Creators

Children play in the snow-covered forest without a care in the world; figures slowly drift off into the mountainous landscape, while a heavenly natural light seeps and crawls its way through the forest's vegetation. Berlin-based, Polish artist Malgosia Jankowska illustrates this beautiful natural …

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'American Watercolor' showcases masterpieces of movement

Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove …

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A Stanford ophthalmologist explains how we see color and art

Photoreceptor cells in our retinas (the rods and cones) receive light and change it to a neural signal. But they cannot transmit images directly to …

Stanford University

Army Painters Mega Paint Set

Everything You Need to Get Started...<p>Today we will be looking at my experience with Army Painters paint line, specifically the Mega Paint set. I’ve …

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Taking the Art of Stencil To a New Level - Amanda Marie in an Interview

One of the few well-known and successful female representatives of stencil art, Amanda Marie, also going by <b>Mando Marie</b> and <b>See You Through It</b>, has …

Art

Immigrant Artist Creates Old School Photocopier Print Shows for Everyone - Creators

Sheets of 11" by 14" paper casually lean against the clean white walls of Ground Floor Gallery in Park Slope, Brooklyn, colorful prints ranging in styles, propped up on pieces of wood panels. These pieces make up <i>Drums On Paper III</i>, the third iteration of the <i>Drums On Paper</i> series curated by Cem …

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Mixed Media Tips for Art Journals & More!

Hi Friends! I have decided to turn on my camera while I create for fun. During these sessions I listen to audio books or music and zone out in the …

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Watch Swirling Rorschachs Get Painted Before Your Very Eyes - Creators

A big part of the practice before artists place brush to paper, hand to clay, or finger to mouse, is preparing the materials. Vancouver-based painter Annette Labedzki creates a special experience out of her creative pre-rituals by mixing and combining her paints in hypnotic video sequences. Most …

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Ro2 Art seeks to parrot 'stream of consciousness' with new show by engaging Dallas artist | Visual Arts

Multimedia artist Jeremy Biggers spoke out last week about the need for local artists to be featured in shows staged by local galleries. He pointedly …

Texas

Kourses | Seeing

Seeing is the key to drawing. How does seeing affect us as artists? How can we see better?<p>Danny will show you how your eyes and brain can collaborate …

Art

Blackout? Three shows create meta-exhibition of contemporary art in Dallas and Fort Worth | Visual Arts

Three exhibitions at North Texas museums seem dressed in mourning. All deal with black in ways that contrast and yet reinforce each other so …

Dallas

Our Over-Branded, Social Media-Obsessed Dystopia Pops In These Surrealist Paintings

Artist Alex Gross finds dreamlike despair in an age of abundance.<p>We live in an age of abundance. Even the poor among us are able to afford luxuries—a McDonald's hamburger, say, or occasional access to world-class entertainment—that previous generations only dreamed of. And it's been pointed out …

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'Turner's Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages Through Time' Review: A Familiar Painter in a New Light

New York<p>Special exhibitions change perceptions. By presenting works of art in new contexts and new relationships, they help us to see even the most familiar paintings in fresh ways. Take, for example, the Frick Collection’s monumental canvases by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), “Harbor …

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A Sfumato Piambura Break with An Ad-Shot of Espresso

-By Ron Lemen<br>Hello all, still going on those color theory portraits, I have a few more portraits to finish for the series of skin tones and then I …

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Feminine Figures Evaporate in These Multidimensional Paintings - Creators

A painter reconfigures color and line to evocatively express the contours of the body and face. Working with painterly precision on paper, Daniel Segrove takes the viewer through a hazy, sensitive other-world, where a snapshot of emotion can be rendered with fleeting flesh tones, wisps of hair, and …

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Human ancestors painted just like Van Gogh 38,000 years ago

Abri Cellier is a major site dating back more than 35,000 years ago located in the Vézère Valley in southern France. It is considered to be one of …

Ancient History

A Southern Outsider Artist's Mythological Paintings Inspired by the Bible and Bosch - Creators

Aesop's fable, The Frogs Who Desired a King, is a parable of discontent. A community of frogs plead with Zeus to send them a leader. First, he throws down a piece of wood that floats in the water. Frustrated by its passivity, the frogs request another leader. Zeus, annoyed with their …

Art

Van Gogh’s Starry Night painted on top of water

Artist Garip Ay recently painted van Gogh’s Starry Night (along with his self-portrait) on top of water. Ebru, or paper marbling, is an art form …

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Jill Mulleady at Freedman Fitzpatrick

The Green Room I, The Green Room II<p>Extreme bodily postures recall Fifteenth Century paintings depicting the “extraction of the stone of madness,” a …

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Tips of the Week: Painting, Drawing, and Jumper Wires

There currently appears to be a trend among <i>YouTube</i> makers of doing a trio of tips videos where one of the three participating ‘Tubers creates a video and the other two contribute a tip or two. So, you end up with three chock-full tips videos, and fans of one YouTuber get exposed to other channels …

Woodworking

Mixed-Media Paintings by Chyrum Lambert

Los Angeles based painter <b>Chyrum Lambert</b>, has several strings to his artistic bow. He has perfect the art of collage and handles scalpel blades like a …

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Major Turner exhibition unites trio of monumental port scenes for the first time

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> Exploring a turning point in the career of Britain’s greatest land- and seascape painter of the nineteenth century, a major exhibition …

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The artist as leader

ANDREW Penn, CEO of Australia telecommunications giant, Telstra, loves to paint. When we met recently he says, half in jest, that some paint is still …

Singapore

Artist, Interior Designer & Set and Costume Designer

Claggett Wilson (1887-1952) was one of America's first "Modernist" painters. Early in his career (1915), he was a teacher of painting and drawing at …

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‘Antisocial Network’ Oil Paintings Address the Irony of Alienation in the Age of Social Media - Creators

<i>In the late 19th century, Southern California attracted misfits, idealists, and entrepreneurs with few ties to anyone or anything. Swamis, spiritualists, and other self-proclaimed religious authorities quickly made their way out West to forge new faiths. Independent book publishers, motivational</i> …

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My Word with Douglas E. Welch » Bicolor camellia, pink and white Watercolor

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The singing, painting National Anthem artist is back to amaze you

Prepare to be astounded and amazed at this dude who can paint and sing the national anthem at the same time.<p>Check out what he does on the canvas <i>and</i> on the mic before an Arkansas basketball game this week:<p>He did the same act at a Toledo Walleye game last October, yet it’s still amazing. You keep …

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Petra Cortright's digital paintings, a tangled web of dots and swipes

Petra Cortright’s paintings wedge themselves between the celebrated history of gestural art, mostly Expressionist and abstract, and the past generation’s frantic upheaval of established visual norms generated by the emergence and now ubiquity of digital imagery.<p>Think of them as touch-screen …

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