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Joan Miró - part 10

2 monthes ago   |   By Poul Webb

Joan Miró (1893 Barcelona, Spain - 1983 Palma de Mallorca, Spain).Early in his career, Miró primarily painted still-lifes, landscapes, and genre scenes. Influences ranging from the folk art and Romanesque church frescoes of his native Catalan region in Spain to 17th-century Dutch realism were eventually superseded by more contemporary ones: Fauvism, Cubism, and Surrealism captivated the young artist, who had relocated to Paris in 1921. His exposure to the ideas of André Breton and Breton's Surrealist circle prompted Miró to make radical changes to his style, although the artist cannot be...
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Geometric Still Life Drawing, High School Foundations of Art

Geometric Still Life Drawing, High School Foundations of Art

2 monthes ago   |   By The Helpful Art Teacher

Geometric still life
Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids:
Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step worksheet.
Start out by arranging the blocks so that they overlap each other on the table. Draw the top and sides of the blocks with the forms in front lower on the page than the forms in the back. To make things easier we will all assume that the light source is off the edge of the page at the upper left. So let's make the right side of each form darker. Then add a cast shadow on the table. Watch the video below before you start. Your 3D drawings will get...
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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 ...

Boris and Marla E Talk Art Shit

Boris and Marla E Talk Art Shit

Boris Douglas Garbe and Marla E Artist held an informal talk at The Nook on Robinson,. Boris's dog Lump slept on the chair behind the hosts. Boris runs the Art Gallery at Mills... Read more ...

My Thoughts About Mark Making

My Thoughts About Mark Making

'Beautiful Interlude' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $95 I never would have thought it was possible. How can a chunky stick of pastel make such a variety of marks? Even... Read more ...

Undressed female nude figure drawing

Undressed female nude figure drawing

8x6 charcoal on paper Read more ...

A Real National Emergency

A Real National Emergency

Several years ago I copied Hogan's Alley's article about Al Capp's WWII war bond strip Small Change. It was accompanied by a series of samples fron this strip from the... Read more ...

Flower Essence Yoga

Flower Essence Yoga

Kristine Iverson a founder of Crow Practice, invited me to sketch her Flower Essence and Yoga Class at Bloom Florist. Crow Practice stands for Coordinated Response On Wellness... Read more ...

Demure

Demure

Happy belated Valentine's day? 8x6 conte charcoal and white chalk on toned paper Read more ...

Shoulder to Heel

Shoulder to Heel

Because I haven't been consistent about my figure drawing practice, I'm relying on techniques I've learned to find where I am. It's so easy to get lost and forget to use the... Read more ...

Roni Horn

Roni Horn

Roni Horn If 2, 2011 Pigment, varnish, colored pencil, and graphite pencil on paper. 258 × 259 cm Roni Horn: When I Breathe, I Draw, Part I 15 Februari - 5 May 2019 Menil... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Futurist Abstract Coffee Pot Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Futurist Abstract Coffee Pot Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Futurist Abstract Coffee Pot Oil Painting. 10x8" Oil on Canvas. Read more ...

Learning Color and Composition from Bonnard

Learning Color and Composition from Bonnard

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Looking for a Map 8×6 graphite and Watercolor on paper Look Around You Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) was a... Read more ...