Debra Joy Groesser Interview

Debra Joy Groesser

Debra Groesser is a signature member of the American Impressionist Society, American Plains Artists, and Plein Air Artists Colorado. She's an associate member of the Oil Painters of America, and American Women Artists...and she's on the ... Read More...

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What’s the Concept?

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Paul Strisik was a master artist and teacher. He authored a couple of important books: The Art of Landscape Painting and Capturing Light in Oils. I believe you will find his views about painting helpful. Foremost, before beginning a ... Read More...

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Diane Massey Dunbar Revisited

Chocolates – 8″x 8″ – Oil

After I posted one of Dunbar's paintings of a glass jar on my Facebook page, an admirer of the painting wrote wanting to know where he could purchase a "tube of that glass" used by Dianne to complete her painting. Well, that would be nice, ... Read More...

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Johanna Harmon Interview

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For Johanna Harmon, art is a beautifully timeless, skillful, poetic, abstract, and deeply felt visual concept. Using her remarkable skill, it’s her desire to fearlessly explore the mystery of her subjects, and to do that with sensitivity, ... Read More...

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Dancing with the angels – Part 2

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Twelve professional artists talk about being "in the zone", what it means, what it's like, and how to get there. There are lots of words for it..."in the grove", "singularly focused", "in tune", "wired in", "centered", "on a roll", and "in ... Read More...

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Dancing with the angels – Part 1

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Twelve professional artists talk about being "in the zone", what it's like and how to get there. When Facebook friend, John (Skeets) Richards, suggested I do a blog addressing the issue of whether or not artists are in a "zone" when they ... Read More...

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Charles Warren Mundy Interview

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  I first met C.W. Mundy when I stepped into the back of a limousine one evening in Cincinnati. We were participating artists in the Great American Artists Show and were being transported to the show venue.If you know anything about ... Read More...

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John Austin Hanna Interview

John Austin Hanna in his studio

Winner of the “Donors’ Award of Excellence” at the 2013 Oil Painters of America 22nd National Juried Exhibition, John Austin Hanna discusses his illustration background, his transition to a successful fine art career, and his current ... Read More...

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Bryce Cameron Liston Interview

An Aura of Fragrances by Bryce Cameron Liston OPA

“Being an artist and painting the human figure is what compels me. It wakes me up at night, it’s what I love and I drive myself to do it very well. Art is my lifelong obsession, pleasure, and torment.” One thing I have learned about Bryce ... Read More...

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