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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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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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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How to Prepare a Winning Portfolio

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Interview notes by Elizabeth Robbins Panel of Three of Scottsdale’s Finest Gallery DirectorsArtists eagerly poured into the lecture room to hear what Scott Eubanks (Gallery Russia), Scott Jones (Legacy Gallery), and Beth Lauterback ... Read More...

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Fasten Your Seat Belts He’s a very Jovial Gent

Allan Duerr and Harley Brown Interview

Notes from the Harley Brown, Allan Duerr Interview By Howard Friedland Attendees at the 2010 Oil Painters of America National Show in Scottsdale were treated to an informative and extremely entertaining experience. I don't use the word ... 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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Roger Dale Brown Interview

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One would need to have lived in a cave, isolated from humanity, to have not heard of Roger Dale Brown. In a recent article in Nashville Arts Magazine, Brown is recognized as the ‘go to’ guy of the South when it comes to teaching plein air ... Read More...

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Painting Fred Red

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If you didn’t make it to the 22nd National Exhibition & Convention this month in Fredericksburg, TX, you missed a lot.  It was better than ever.  But don’t despair, just begin planning and saving for next year! Events like these are ... Read More...

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