Just Let Yourself Go!

JUST LET YOURSELF GO!

'Lavender Gone Wild' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $195 I was struggling. I had this vision of what my painting should look...

How to Improve Your Summer Green Paintings

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SUMMER GREEN PAINTINGS

'Sweet Summer Meadows' 10x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 Yesterday I went crazy with green. I wanted a very green forest scene....

 
 
 
When to Use Local Color for an Underpainting

WHEN TO USE LOCAL COLOR FOR AN UNDERPAINTING

'Forest Reverie' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 I rarely use the local color for underpaintings. One of the wonderful things...

Workshop Opening! And a Transformed Demo

WORKSHOP OPENING! AND A TRANSFORMED DEMO

'Sunshine Makes Me Happy' 12x16 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $195 I'm not sure I remember what the original intent of the demo...

 
 
 
Behind the Scenes of a Painting: The Freedom to Change

BEHIND THE SCENES OF A PAINTING: THE FREEDOM TO CHANGE

'A Breath of Fresh Air' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 It is never in stone. Just because we start out with one idea doesn't...

How to Reach your Art Goals with Mini Goals

HOW TO REACH YOUR ART GOALS WITH MINI GOALS

'Things of the Spirit' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $250 Have you seen it yet? I have an article in the August issue of Pastel...

 
 
 
Are You Open to Beauty? Inspiration of the day

ARE YOU OPEN TO BEAUTY? INSPIRATION OF THE DAY

'Mountain Poppies' 8x6 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $95 It is a common complaint. Finding something to paint is a stumbling block...

How to Use a Chipped Pastel

HOW TO USE A CHIPPED PASTEL

'Purple Haze' 36x24 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold My favorite purple pastel had a chip. It was just a little nick on one of the edges....

 
 
 
Sunday Studio Video Demo: Using a Notan Underpainting

SUNDAY STUDIO VIDEO DEMO: USING A NOTAN UNDERPAINTING

'The Magic Hour Returns' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold In case you missed this one...here is a post and video from the archives....

My New Favorite Painting Technique

MY NEW FAVORITE PAINTING TECHNIQUE

'Deep Purple Haze' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 I get on these kicks sometimes. I try something on a whim and I like...

 
 
 
Painting Provence part 8.Unexpected Treasures in Goult

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 8.UNEXPECTED TREASURES IN GOULT

'Market Day in Goult' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis It was one of those unplanned days that turned into one of the best days of the trip....

Underpainting with Texture! Check it Out!

UNDERPAINTING WITH TEXTURE! CHECK IT OUT!

'Exploring Lavender' 10x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 Today was just a play day. I decided to make an Instagram story showing...

 
 
 
Painting Provence part 7 .Personal Chef Extraordinaire!

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 7 .PERSONAL CHEF EXTRAORDINAIRE!

'Bon Appetit' 8x6 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $125 I happen to be a terrible cook. But I have a fascination with all things food....

Why Wash Off an Old Painting?

WHY WASH OFF AN OLD PAINTING?

'Into the Lavender' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 I posted a video on Facebook and Instagram and got an interesting response....

 
 
 
Painting Provence Part 6..A Good Year for Wildflowers

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 6..A GOOD YEAR FOR WILDFLOWERS

'A Good Year for Wildflowers' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 I wasn't expecting it. I was going to Provence in July to...

Painting Provence part 5.In the Footsteps of Van Gogh

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 5.IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF VAN GOGH

'From Van Gogh's Window' 10x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150

 
 
 
Painting Provence Part 4.Our Magical Village of Goult

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 4.OUR MAGICAL VILLAGE OF GOULT

'Magique' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 We knew we had chosen well the very moment we arrived in Goult. We were greeted...

Painting Provence Part 3.Our First Market!

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 3.OUR FIRST MARKET!

'Beauty Surrounds Us' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $95 I had read about the markets. In fact I had a book on the different...

 
 
 
Painting Lavender on Canson Paper

PAINTING LAVENDER ON CANSON PAPER

'Summer days in Provence' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 I am running low on paper. I am back home in the studio and ready...

Painting Provence part 2 .Bring on the Lavender!

PAINTING PROVENCE PART 2 .BRING ON THE LAVENDER!

'Along the Lavender Road' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 We came for the lavender and we weren't disappointed! We came...

 
 
 



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 ...

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

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7:23 AM Christmas Cove

7:23 AM Christmas Cove

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Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a Capital of the World."

Since moving to New York in 2010, BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has built an impressive portfolio, from developed projects such as VIA 57 West and The Eleventh to propositions such... Read more ...

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

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” 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 ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

© Francisco Nogueira Architects: Mezzo Atelier Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal Team: Giacomo Mezzadri, Joana de Oliveira Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

NEDERLAND,TEXAS WINDMILL MUSEUM 8/14/2018 10:01:20 PM by Barbara Haviland-Texas Landscape Artist Comment on this I painted this Nederalnd Texas Windmill Museum as part of a... Read more ...

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

© Kouichi Torimura Architects: studio M architects Location: 5-11-27 Nakanobu Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan Area: 281.72 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Kouichi Torimura ©... Read more ...