Category Archives: Famous Artists

The Art of Medicine

Weird as it is, I love anatomy. I haven’t done any figure drawing recently since I’ve been focused so much on landscape drawing and painting, but now as I move forward I will definitely be picking up my “human forms

The Art of Medicine

Weird as it is, I love anatomy. I haven’t done any figure drawing recently since I’ve been focused so much on landscape drawing and painting, but now as I move forward I will definitely be picking up my “human forms

Where Am I Now As an Artist?

One of my recent used book finds is an oil painting book by George Allen Durkee. Who is George Allen Durkee? I wasn’t familiar with him, so of course I did a search online and found a wealth of information,

Where Am I Now As an Artist?

One of my recent used book finds is an oil painting book by George Allen Durkee. Who is George Allen Durkee? I wasn’t familiar with him, so of course I did a search online and found a wealth of information,

September is Here!

I love September. I always have, and I’m sure I always will. Really, what’s not to love? Although it’s still warm and autumn won’t officially begin until later in the month, September marks a change of season for me. I

September is Here!

I love September. I always have, and I’m sure I always will. Really, what’s not to love? Although it’s still warm and autumn won’t officially begin until later in the month, September marks a change of season for me. I

By Any Other Name…

William Shakespeare said it, and we’ve all heard it. In fact, we’ve all probably said it a time or two in our lives: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” It’s true, of course. A rose is

By Any Other Name…

William Shakespeare said it, and we’ve all heard it. In fact, we’ve all probably said it a time or two in our lives: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” It’s true, of course. A rose is

Line and Form

I love browsing through art books at Amazon. Actually, I love browsing through art books anywhere I happen to find them, but it’s especially fun at Amazon. I have a Kindle, and I have Kindle Unlimited, so I download lots of

Line and Form

I love browsing through art books at Amazon. Actually, I love browsing through art books anywhere I happen to find them, but it’s especially fun at Amazon. I have a Kindle, and I have Kindle Unlimited, so I download lots of

The Age of Innocence

When I was growing up, a beautiful framed reproduction of The Age of Innocence hung above my bed. Even as a young child, I was awed by this painting. I would gaze at it in wonder, wholly captivated by the artist’s skill.

The Age of Innocence

When I was growing up, a beautiful framed reproduction of The Age of Innocence hung above my bed. Even as a young child, I was awed by this painting. I would gaze at it in wonder, wholly captivated by the artist’s skill.

The Art of Practice – Final Thoughts

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared ten tips from The Art of Practice — a little flyer I found among my art supplies — and I hope they’ve been helpful. I don’t agree with all of the tips, and most likely

The Art of Practice – Final Thoughts

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared ten tips from The Art of Practice — a little flyer I found among my art supplies — and I hope they’ve been helpful. I don’t agree with all of the tips, and most likely