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Tell a Story to Get Great Portrait Poses from Ordinary People

6 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Want to learn how to get your portrait subjects to give you the poses and expressions you're going for? Photographer Miguel Quiles made this helpful 11-minute video in which he...
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Born the first week in January: Yves Tanguy, Marsden Hartley, August Macke

Born the first week in January: Yves Tanguy, Marsden Hartley, August Macke

8 days ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

January 05, 1900. Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy , known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter. Tanguy, the son of a retired navy captain, was born at the Ministry of...
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The Demolition Artist: 3 Critics Debate Ivo van Hove

8 days ago   |   NY Times

Visionary stylist or one-trick pony? With “Network” on Broadway and “All About Eve” on the horizon, the multimedia-mad stage director is ready for his close-up.
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Wishing you a colorful 2019

Wishing you a colorful 2019

10 days ago   |   New York Painter

Greetings Fellow Artists,A delightful way to start out the new year is by indulging your creativity in new endeavors that take your learning to the next level. Is there...
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Old plaster picture frames and a couple of little tricks I know

Old plaster picture frames and a couple of little tricks I know

16 days ago   |   Stapleton Kearns

This years blue night scene, I think this is the 33rd year I have made one of these. Stape, is this sort of frame of any value to use for paintings? ............. Myrtle...
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24 hour flash sale! painting bundle!

24 hour flash sale! painting bundle!

22 days ago   |   Alisa Burke

I've got some fun end of the year deals happening for the next few days- a 24 hour flash sale each day until the new year. Friday sale later this month. Starting tonight at 5pm...
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Stop Using Tape to Attach Your Gels: How to Use Magnets Instead

Stop Using Tape to Attach Your Gels: How to Use Magnets Instead

29 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

If you're like me and you've tried to attach gels to your lights in the past, you've likely resorted to using one of the many types of sticky tapes available. When I used to...
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Losing my Edge

Losing my Edge

30 days ago   |   Sometimes a Painting

Old Teapot, Old Rose, Fresh Pears is a 9x12 oil done from life by Shirley Fachilla. It's an old-fashioned, tried-and-true still life subject, flowers, fruit and teapot. But...
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A $6 IKEA Desk Pad Can Help Remove Stuck Lens Filters

A $6 IKEA Desk Pad Can Help Remove Stuck Lens Filters

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

How hard is it to remove a stuck filter on a camera lens? If it happens with a slim profile filter, you are left with less of a surface to grip. I tried the rubber band method...
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A Simple Hack for Easier Focusing with TLR Cameras

A Simple Hack for Easier Focusing with TLR Cameras

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

If you have a TLR camera, here's a simple trick you can try to help you to focus more easily. All you'll need is some rubber bands, scissors, aluminum foil, and a ruler...
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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 ...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

“The golden couple,” Marsel van Oosten, The Netherlands, Grand Title Winner 2018, Animal Portraits Last fall Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten was the overall winner of the... Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 oil on canvas This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of this one. Check... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Painting, Abstract Figure, Mixed Media Art "World's...

Original Contemporary Painting, Abstract Figure, Mixed Media Art "World's Beyond" Painting by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

30"x40" Acrylic on Canvas/Framed This painting is available at the Arizona Fine Art Expo, or by email. Contact Artist Visit my website Follow me on Facebook Follow me on... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Charterhouse Science & Mathematics Centre / Design Engine Architects

Charterhouse Science & Mathematics Centre / Design Engine Architects

© Peter Blundy/Design Engine Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: Charterhouse Rd, Godalming GU7 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 1800.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

18C Gentlewomen as the Goddess Minerva of War, the Arts, & Wisdom

18C Gentlewomen as the Goddess Minerva of War, the Arts, & Wisdom

1725 Unknown Polish artist, Portrait of Elżbieta Sieniawska née Lubomirska as Minerva. Early artists painted their contemporaries somewhat like allegories, & often painters... Read more ...

Still Life Painting in Cwmdu Wales, UK

Still Life Painting in Cwmdu Wales, UK

Lillith/Tasting Cake, oil on canvas, 28x28 inches, sold. Sight Size Portrait Drawing at Cwmdu School, Cwmdu, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1RU September 11-14, 2017. £550 Come and... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Acrylic Painting, Contemporary Art For Sale, “Remember Our...

Abstract Art, Acrylic Painting, Contemporary Art For Sale, “Remember Our Love” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

There are collage layers that are partially veiled with layers of acrylic crackles and rich colors. The contrasts and highlights pull you into the depths and the words create a... Read more ...