We Have History

WE HAVE HISTORY

Jen With Glasses, May, 2017 I've been painting portraits from live model sittings for many years now. Heaven knows I don't do it for...

"Kelly", 9x12", oil on gessoed canvas

"KELLY", 9X12", OIL ON GESSOED CANVAS

I could title this one "Youth and Idealism", since Kelly is leaving soon to study lions and elephants in their habitat in Africa. I...

 
 
 
"Abundance", 16x20"

"ABUNDANCE", 16X20"

I bought a small bunch of peonies from a farm stand last week, brought them home and put them in water. The next morning, they had...

New Palette Knife Video

NEW PALETTE KNIFE VIDEO

I've just uploaded a new video to Youtube, titled "Palette Knife Painting Techniques in Oil". This video takes you step by step through...

 
 
 
"Contemplation"

"CONTEMPLATION"

"Contemplation", 10x8", oil on panelMary Williams Fine Art In my last post, I talked about how I will change my technique to "fit"...

Will You Be in Michigan?

WILL YOU BE IN MICHIGAN?

Hi Friends, if you're planing to be in Michigan this weekend, I'd love to see you in Saugatuck on July 8th! I'll be at the J. Petter...

 
 
 
"Glad To See You"

"GLAD TO SEE YOU"

"Glad To See You", 8x8" oil on cradled 2" gesso board, $135At the J. Petter Gallery(269)857-2230 I was so "Glad To See" so many friendly...

Editing a Setup

EDITING A SETUP

"Harmony", 8x8" Artists are lucky. We can instantly "photo shop" anything to suit our vision as we paint. I did exactly that with the...

 
 
 
"Mancini Glassware", 9x12"

"MANCINI GLASSWARE", 9X12"

Do you have a favorite painting? One of my favorites in the world is "Resting", by Antonio Mancini. Every time I visit the Art Institute...

The Mancini Challenge, continued

THE MANCINI CHALLENGE, CONTINUED

"Forgotten Teacup", 9x12" oil on canvas mounted on board The second half of the Dailypaintworks challenge was tougher than I thought...

 
 
 
New Class Schedule at the Ice House

NEW CLASS SCHEDULE AT THE ICE HOUSE

ANN FELDMAN'S FALL CLASS SCHEDULE THE BCAC STUDIO AT THE ICE HOUSE MALL, BARRINGTON September 22, October 27, and November 10, 2017 Fall...

"Tabasco Time", 6x8"

"TABASCO TIME", 6X8"

Since I originated in New Orleans, it stands to reason that there's always a bottle of McIlhenny's Tabasco sauce on our table at home....

 
 
 
A Palette Knife Portrait

A PALETTE KNIFE PORTRAIT

Oil on Gessoboard, 11x14" Last Friday, I taught a class on portraiture, and I gave a demonstration on how to set up and draw the foundation...

Silent Night, Colorado

SILENT NIGHT, COLORADO

"Silent Night, Colorado", 8x6" oil on panel The holiday season is upon us, ready or not! This time of year, I reflect on how fortunate...

 
 
 
That's Just Peachy

THAT'S JUST PEACHY

"That's Just Peachy", oil on panel, 14x11"Mary Williams Fine Art I enjoy experimenting with different painting styles. Sometimes I...

Class Announcement Feb 16th

CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT FEB 16TH

First, Here's What We've Been Up To: Our ongoing class at the Barrington Cultural Arts Center Studio in the Ice House has covered a...

 
 
 
"Cassidy", A Portrait From Life

"CASSIDY", A PORTRAIT FROM LIFE

"Cassidy", oil on linen, 9.5" x 15" I've been away from the easel for a few weeks, and was feeling rusty when I went to my friend Bill's...

"Back to Basics", and a New Class

"BACK TO BASICS", AND A NEW CLASS

"Back to Basics", 12x12", Oil on Gessoboard Whenever I'm feeling a bit rusty, I like to go back to my art school days, and paint the...

 
 
 
April Class Recap and May Class

APRIL CLASS RECAP AND MAY CLASS

Before I recap our April class, I'll announce the date of our next class at the BCAC studio in the Ice House Mall in Barrington, IL: May...

New Work at the J. Petter Gallery

NEW WORK AT THE J. PETTER GALLERY

"Fractured Sunflowers", 28x22", oil on canvas Yesterday was an eventful day at the J. Petter Gallery in Saugatuck. I was joined by...

 
 
 



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 ...

Louis Ebarb at Heights Cafe, Brooklyn

Louis Ebarb at Heights Cafe, Brooklyn

My friend Louis Ebarb is exhibiting some paintings at the Heights Cafe in Brooklyn Heights. Louis was born in Brooklyn, studied at Pratt Institute, and paints scenes of daily... Read more ...

Minimalistic Industrial Loft / IDwhite

Minimalistic Industrial Loft / IDwhite

© Leonas Garbačauskas Architects: IDwhite Location: Kaunas, Lithuania Lead Designer: Karolis Kasikauskas Area: 64.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Leonas Garbačauskas ©... Read more ...

K-House in Tsujido-Higashi / Ushijima Architects

K-House in Tsujido-Higashi / Ushijima Architects

© Kengaku Tomooki Architects: Ushijima Architects Location: Fujisawa, Japan Lead Architects: Takahiro Ushijima Area: 93.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Kengaku Tomooki ©... Read more ...

Creative Mischief 2016

Creative Mischief 2016

My portrait Christophe 3 will be exhibited at the National Academy's annual Creative Mischief event starting tomorrow in NYC: The 5th Annual Creative Mischief... Read more ...

Mid-Year Exhibition at the National Academy

Mid-Year Exhibition at the National Academy

My painting "Elliott 2" will be exhibited at the National Academy of Design through February 2, 2016. The portrait combines grisaille and color applied in the expressionist... Read more ...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 3R" by Colorado Mixed Media...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 3R" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This 12"x12"x1.25" Fine Art Print is available for $99.00 HERE Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Holiday Aspens Green...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Holiday Aspens Green 3-WINTER ASPENS SERIES " by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Each year I paint a limited number of these snowy aspen pieces, to be released in November. Fall into Winter is my favorite time of year, and I paint... Read more ...

CC Office / Creative Crews

CC Office / Creative Crews

© Takdanai Raktawat Architects: Creative Crews Location: Bangkok, Thailand Area: 650.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Takdanai Raktawat , Art4D Magazine Project Director... Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape Fine Art Oil Painting, Tree, “Moss Memory” by...

Impressionist Landscape Fine Art Oil Painting, Tree, “Moss Memory” by Georgia Artist Pat Warren

8"x8"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting, Aspen Leaf,Nature Art ”Fall View” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting, Aspen Leaf,Nature Art ”Fall View” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas Black painted sides, ready to hang or display on table easel. $100 Read more ...