Archives for March 2021

STILL LIFE: More Than What You Might Think

Abundance by Karen Werner In a recent blog post a fellow artist labeled still life as a “lesser” genre of painting.   While I know that historically this may be true, this judgement really rubbed me the wrong way!  You see, I ... Read More...

Close to Home

Welcome Home by Joseph Gyurcsak11" x 14" - Oil on panel, private collection Usually, I travel around the country giving painting demos and lecturing at art organizations. Not so during this odd time in our history. I have not been at ... Read More...

“The Truck and Tractor Guy”

Golden Years by Randy Saffle 9” x 12”- Oil As a relative newcomer to fine art, one of the biggest challenges I faced was what subject to paint. I had never painted in oil and was drawn to it by watching a local French artist who was ... Read More...

Turn, Turn, Turn

Ancient Beacon by Jan De Lipsey 16” x 20” - Oil on Panel No clowns, no bells, no whistles.  Nothing fancy here, this is just for you and me.  January 2020 was the beginning of a life we could have never imagined.  And, ... Read More...

Color In Painting

Breaking Light by Karen Blackwood 18” x 24” - Oil My color choices are based on observation, feeling, and the desire to express my experience.  My brain does not respond to rules and scientific theory. I choose to see what I see ... Read More...