Alyssa Monks: Photo-realistic paintings

[:en] Alyssa Monks began oil painting as a child. Born 1977 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Alyssa Monks studied at The New School in New York and Montclair State University and earned her B.A. from Boston College in 1999. During this time she studied painting at Lorenzo de’Medici in Florence. She went on to earn her M.F.A from the New York Academy of Art, Graduate School of Figurative Art in 2001. She completed an artist in residency at Fullerton College in 2006 and has lectured at universities Read more [...]

Omar Ortiz: 1977 – Mexico Painter

Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1977, where he still resides. Arouses a great interest in drawing and illustration desdetemprana age. Studying for a degree in Graphic Design for Communication, where he learned to work with different techniques such as drawing, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, acrylic, and airbrush. After graduating in Graphic Design decided to devote himself to the world of painting. In 2002 He did his first lessons with the painter Oléo Carmen Alarcon to which he considers Read more [...]

Dusan Djukaric: 1971: Mystical Watercolour

In one of his lectures he held on February 4, 1957 at the Kolarac National University, Pedja Milosavljevic, the great expert and master of the watercolour technique, talked about “motherly Asia”. The Chinese thought that watercolour is the most valuable and the most difficult artistic technique and they had the utmost respect for it. The most famous Chinese watercolour paper is called CHEN HSIN TENG, which means “a lobby for clearing one’s mind,” and really, I do not know of a more precise Read more [...]

Paul Hedley 1947 | England

I keep painting because I can’t imagine not doing it. Paul Hedley is a particularly skilled in depicting the female subjects. His brushwork is very decisive and colourful yet the effect is full of intimacy and serenity. Equally, his chalk sketches have the same spontaneity and warm tones that make his models glow with an relaxed ease. His work has been exhibited in many major galleries, including the Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Oil Painters and New English Art Club. Paul Read more [...]

Robert Krogle: 1944 | American Impressionist painter

Robert Krogle, American painter, was born in Santa Monica, California. After high school Robert applied to Chouinard Art Institute of Los Angeles and was accepted but after two years was called to duty by the California Army National Guard. He spent five and a half months in Vietnam and was awarded the bronze star and purple heart for his service. Upon returning to civilian life, Robert completed his last two years of art education in 1970. Within a year of graduation Robert was working at Rosenfeld, Read more [...]

Painting big size canvas art

Its January 2013, I'm painting my big canvas. Generaly there is a Duck hiding behind the tree in the painting. The tree is painted permanently over the blue duck. So it is invisible in the canvas. It took two weeks to get to the final result. The painting looked more peacefull somewhere in the middle of creative process. But it seems enough ... scary and breathtaking now too. Canvas fragments of painting are right here: The painting process came into dramatic Read more [...]

Marta’s Paintings

Marta's paintings: Martas first acrylic painting on canvas.More about the creative process here:Acrylic painting, 50 x 50 cm, "Thunder", Marta (3 years) Generaly there is a Duck hiding behind the tree in the painting. The tree is painted permanently over the blue duck. So it is invisible in the canvas.Painting: Blue Duck behind the tree, 36'' x 27'' (90 x 67.5 cm)                                   Read more [...]

Painting the Thunder

To day I'm going to paint my very first canvas. It will be called the Thunder. It was quite hard. Lot of new colors, may be to many of them. I got a blue hair at the end, but now, look how it was.To day I'm going to paint my very first canvas. It will be called the Thunder. It was quite hard. Lot of new colors, may be to many of them. I got a blue hair at the end, but now, look how it was. Read more [...]