Exhibit Review of 'Frederic Church: Painter's Pilgrimage'

EXHIBIT REVIEW OF 'FREDERIC CHURCH: PAINTER'S PILGRIMAGE'

In 1867 Frederic Church and his family headed east across the Atlantic to Europe and the Near East, looking for new inspiration. After...

IRISH FIDDLER DYLAN FOLEY

At a house concert in upstate New York, I open my gouache sketchbook in my lap to paint Irish fiddle champ Dylan Foley. Here's what...

 
 
 
"Winter Sunset" on The Line

"WINTER SUNSET" ON THE LINE

Honored to see my painting “Winter Sunset” as the topic of the ultimate painter's TV talk show, “ The Line ." The show is run by King...

BACKLIT DRAFT HORSE

Here's a mini video about a mini sketch of a backlit draft horse. I demonstrate using the paint wet and dry for various effects. Painting...

 
 
 
Donald Colley's Dog Sk

DONALD COLLEY'S DOG SK

Animal Week continues with a spotlight on the "Going to the Dogs" project by Chicago artist Donald Colley. He used Faber-Castell Pitt...

Von Zügel's Animal Paintings from Life

VON ZÜGEL'S ANIMAL PAINTINGS FROM LIFE

Heinrich von Zügel (1850-1941) made oil studies of cattle from life, rather than painting from dead animals, as Rungius and Stubbs...

 
 
 

NOW AVAILABLE: "PAINTING ANIMALS FROM LIFE"

Many of you asked for a video that shows an entire painting from start to finish. This video delivers on that request two times over,...

'Painting Animals from Life' releases tomorrow

'PAINTING ANIMALS FROM LIFE' RELEASES TOMORROW

Here's a video teaser for tomorrow's release of “Painting Animals from Life.” Shari Blaukopf says: "It's magic to watch his paintings...

 
 
 
Landseer's Dog Studies

LANDSEER'S DOG STUDIES

Edwin Landseer was an animal specialist who frequently drew and painted from life. He drew all the time: in books, on letters, even...

Animal Body Silhouettes

ANIMAL BODY SILHOUETTES

Let's start with basics. An art instruction book from 1862 says "a horse should not be mistaken for a cow, or a pig for a sheep." Simplified...

 
 
 

TEASER 1: PAINTING A HUSKY MIX

Here's a little preview of the new video on Painting Animals from Life, which comes out on Wednesday.

Old Woman Reading

OLD WOMAN READING

Old Woman Reading, 1959, by Boris Ivanovich Mayorov (1931-1991) I love the honesty and compassion of this portrait. The subject feels...

 
 
 

REALISTIC GRAPHICS VIA VOXEL CONE TRACING

Creating photo-real graphics in real time on a normal computer is difficult because it requires calculating light transport, or the...

Animal Painting Video Releases in 5 Days

ANIMAL PAINTING VIDEO RELEASES IN 5 DAYS

The next painting tutorial video is called "Animal Painting from Life." It releases on Wednesday of next week. Many of you asked for...

 
 
 
Anders Zorn in Algiers

ANDERS ZORN IN ALGIERS

In 1887, Anders Zorn painted a man and a boy on a balcony in Algiers. The painting is a sensitive study in warm and cool colors. You...

"Paint a Parking Lot Challenge" Results

"PAINT A PARKING LOT CHALLENGE" RESULTS

In last month's Paint a Parking Lot Challenge I asked you to paint a car park on location using whatever medium or colors you want. We...

 
 
 
The Committee on Moral Books

THE COMMITTEE ON MORAL BOOKS

Jehan-Georges Vibert, "The Committee on Moral Books" Brush and Pencil magazine from 1902 said of Vibert: "There is a certain element...

PAINTING ON DAFFODIL HILL

A few weeks ago I painted at the New York Botanical Garden with a group of friends. Here's a video of the adventure. We were fortunate...

 
 
 
Review of 'History of Illustration'

REVIEW OF 'HISTORY OF ILLUSTRATION'

Longtime readers of this blog may recall a post way back in 2011 where I pointed out that there is no book on the history of illustration,...

Exhibition: Women Artists in Paris

EXHIBITION: WOMEN ARTISTS IN PARIS

 
 
 



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 ...

The Rough House / NELO DÉCOR

The Rough House / NELO DÉCOR

© Quang Trần Architects: NELO DÉCOR Location: District 6, Vietnam Lead Architect: Le Duy Van Area: 600.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Quang Trần Manufacturer: Nelo's... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media, Abstract Art Painting “Free Flight: Which...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media, Abstract Art Painting “Free Flight: Which Way?” by Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

18"x"14" Mixed Media/Available Read more ...

Clerestory House / Pearson Architecture

Clerestory House / Pearson Architecture

© Grant Sparkes-Carroll Architects: Pearson Architecture Location: Leichhardt, Australia Lead Architects: : Sara Pearson, Elizabeth Muir, Pilar Lopez Area: 140.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

The Rear Layout of Nikon's Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

The Rear Layout of Nikon's Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Nikon's teasers for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera have largely been looks at the front and sides of the camera. Here's a look at what the back will likely be... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art “In the Land of Joy” by...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art “In the Land of Joy” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... I love all of the fun colors, layers and textures in this whimsical piece. Collage is so much fun and it makes me happy. Share in the joy. It is finished... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting "Pomegranates and Persimmons" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

16 "x20"x 1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

“Home” by Pøbel in Teriberka, Russia

“Home” by Pøbel in Teriberka, Russia

“家” , is Pøbel's latest piece in Teriberka. More than 100 people in Teriberka have been forced to move from their homes. This is one of many beautiful buildings scheduled for... Read more ...

Lasting Summer Color

Lasting Summer Color

Lasting Summer Color6" x 6" Oil Read more ...

Just Peaches 1 & 2

Just Peaches 1 & 2

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Cat Painting, Animal Portrait, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 6x6...

Cat Painting, Animal Portrait, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 6x6 Original Oil

I always enjoy painting animals, so it is no surprise, that when I hosted a photo contest, on my facebook page, I chose a kitten, as the winner. Read more ...