Fully exploring a theme makes all the difference when presenting work to venues for exhibitions.
This is one case of the clothes making the person, but only so long as the person makes the clothes.
Art that’s for the people is compelling, subversive, incisive and important precisely because it’s for the people.
The portraitist’s ultimate dilemma—or is it?
Painted portraiture is dead. Long live painted portraiture!
A few practical tips I wish someone had given me when I was starting out.
Marc Acito, author of How I Paid For College, doesn’t think so.
Getting paid to make your art doesn’t prove that you’re a better artist, but it should help you develop your work.
And it’s a good thing too!
Canvas isn’t the only material available to a painter.
Starting out, I had far too many pigments in my palette, and that meant I was thinking within the parameters of given options, not creating my own possibilities.
Family resemblance fascinates me.