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Drawing over a boring previous sketch and playing with mixed media: Trees

Drawing over a boring previous sketch and playing with mixed media: Trees

5 hours ago   |   Vivie NB   |   2 articles

Sketch in acrylic ink, tinted graphite and a touch of coloured pencil I currently have all my classes looking at trees at the moment - considering the individuality of them...
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InfraREAL: The Art of Imaginative Realiam at the Jonathan Levine Gallery

InfraREAL: The Art of Imaginative Realiam at the Jonathan Levine Gallery

13 hours ago   |   Matthew Stewart

Ozymandias oil on panel, 20" x 27" ©Matthew Stewart On Wednesday this week, Jonathan Levine Gallery will host an opening for infraREAL, a special exhibition of Imaginative...
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Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

13 hours ago   |   Cartoon Cave

This week we lost a bonafide TV legend with the passing of Mary Tyler Moore at age 80. We're at a point in time now where many of our favourite TV stars from the 1960s and 70s...
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The Skeleton, a Quick Look at Master and Contemporary Studies

The Skeleton, a Quick Look at Master and Contemporary Studies

18 hours ago   |   Patricia Schappler

Three plates by Bernhard Siegfried Albinus A few images to help anyone working with the figure and trying to relate surface information to the armature of the body. These...
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Heather's Portrait, by Kim Blair

Heather's Portrait, by Kim Blair

5 days ago   |   Kim Blair Artist   |   6 articles

Heather(14"x11" pastel on gessoed 300 lb. w.c. paper) Heather has the most beautiful thick hair! It was fun selecting the colours for her gorgeous mane...rusty brown, burgundy...
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Drawing on the Road: The Story of a Young Le Corbusier's Travels Through Europe

Drawing on the Road: The Story of a Young Le Corbusier's Travels Through Europe

9 days ago   |   Arch Daily

© F.L.C. / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society , New York 2016 Voyage Le Corbusier , by Jacob Brillhart , collects for the first time a compendium of sketchbook drawings and...
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Art Critique

Art Critique

14 days ago   |   Analog Artist Digital World

An art critique was held at the Gallery at Avalon Island. Each artist would bring a sample of work to discuss. It is best if the artist has a specific question that can be...
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Heather's Portrait, by Kim Blair

Heather's Portrait, by Kim Blair

14 days ago   |   Kim Blair Artist

Heather(14"x11" pastel on gessoed 300 lb. w.c. paper) Heather has the most beautiful thick hair! It was fun selecting the colours for her gorgeous mane...rusty brown, burgundy...
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Sergei Tchoban Awarded the 2018 European Prize for Architecture

Sergei Tchoban Awarded the 2018 European Prize for Architecture

1 month ago   |   Arch Daily

Museum for Architectural Drawing, 2013, Berlin. Image Courtesy of the Chicago Athenaeum Architect Sergei Tchoban has been selected as this year's Laureate of the European Prize...
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Snik in Stavanger, Norway for Nuart

Snik in Stavanger, Norway for Nuart

1 month ago   |   Street Art News

UK Street Art duo Snik have kicked off this year's Nuart Festival with an incredible hand-cut stencil drawing on influences from British art movement the Pre-Raphaelites. The...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Stopping at the Underpainting

Stopping at the Underpainting

'Beneath it All' 6x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 I had a little underpainting party the other day. Just me. I turned up the music and just made underpaintings with... Read more ...

Drawing in Seoul Children's Grand Park

Drawing in Seoul Children's Grand Park

Urban Sketcher meeting was held in Seoul Children's grand park last Saturday. The weather was perfect for sketching. Many children and families were enjoying their morning at... Read more ...

The Power of Suggestion in Painting

The Power of Suggestion in Painting

'Lowcountry Magic' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 I have wanted to paint this for several years. Ever since I took the photo one gorgeous morning in the South... Read more ...

My Largest Pastel Paintings EVER! Tips for Painting LARGE

My Largest Pastel Paintings EVER! Tips for Painting LARGE

'Forest Dreams' each 60 x 18 pastel ©Karen Margulis I was excited when I heard the commission request. I couldn't even imagine painting as large as the sizes requested but I... Read more ...

ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 57

ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 57

I love this very cool drawing of a tyrannosaurus rex by Ike, age 6. I spotted it at an art exhibition at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. In response to my most recent post... Read more ...

Figure Study - original oil pastel nude sk

Figure Study - original oil pastel nude sk

Here's a 6 x 8" oil pastel study on Strathmore toned paper, using the sides of Sennelier oil pastels - I left out a ton of details, because I just wanted to capture the essence... Read more ...

Dancers 3 - loose black and white charcoal figurative drawing of dancers

Dancers 3 - loose black and white charcoal figurative drawing of dancers

I came across this one the other day - it's from about four months ago. These dancers will show up again somewhere in other drawings - really happy with loose unfinished... Read more ...

My oh my, but how time flies. A half year of figure studies, part 1

My oh my, but how time flies. A half year of figure studies, part 1

Well, it's been half a year since the last post. Seems like a good time for an update . I've done some figure sketching, some Moleskinnin', and some messing around, so I... Read more ...

In the Dark - portrait sketch of the model with white pencil on black paper

In the Dark - portrait sketch of the model with white pencil on black paper

It's been so long since I did this kind of drawing that I was kind of lost, but maybe I'll get the hang of it again. I used a white pencil on black drawing paper. Many years... Read more ...

Another from the Ogwen Valley, low clouds on the mountain tops

Another from the Ogwen Valley, low clouds on the mountain tops

Ogwen Valley, Low cloud on the mountains, A3 mixed media After the charcoal sketch done in the morning my friends walked up to a higher lake, I painted quietly on my own. So... Read more ...