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All About Oil Painting Panels

ALL ABOUT OIL PAINTING PANELS

If you are a beginning oil painter, the vast world of painting surfaces and substrates can be quite overwhelming, especially when your...

Madonna attributed to Francesco di Giorgio Martini Italian painter, 1439-1502

MADONNA ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO DI GIORGIO MARTINI ITALIAN PAINTER, 1439-1502

Attributed to Francesco di Giorgio Martini Madonna and Child 1469 In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna...

 
 
 
Thomas O'Meara Animations

THOMAS O'MEARA ANIMATIONS

Sanyu, Reclining Leopard, 1930's, Linocut on Paper I stumbled across these fabulous shorts by animator Thomas Harnett O'Meara. They...

All Things Summer by artist Pat Meyer

ALL THINGS SUMMER BY ARTIST PAT MEYER

11 x 14 oil on linen panelcontact artist directPat Meyer.net The days of summer are warm so we can all get outside and enjoy the fun...

 
 
 
Something Beyond - Ahmed KaramCheck out these illustrations made

SOMETHING BEYOND - AHMED KARAMCHECK OUT THESE ILLUSTRATIONS MADE

Something Beyond - Ahmed Karam Check out these illustrations made by Ahmed Karam done entirely with his digital tools.Ahmed Karam is...

After the Opening

AFTER THE OPENING

Hot Summer 9x12 Oil - Available My painting from the pre-exhibition paintout by Michael Chesley Johnson My local painting group, Plein...

 
 
 
SOCIALIST REALISM, 2018 STYLE

SOCIALIST REALISM, 2018 STYLE

Compare these two illustrations of a swamp: John Cuneo's Donald Trump golfing in the swamp Jon McNaughton's Donald Trump and his cabinet...

These Artsy New Vans Sneakers Are Selling Out Like Lightning

THESE ARTSY NEW VANS SNEAKERS ARE SELLING OUT LIKE LIGHTNING

What do you get when you mix a cult sneaker brand and one of the most famous painters of all time? The new Vans x Vincent Van Gogh...

 
 
 
Johnny Appleseed II

JOHNNY APPLESEED II

As many of you know, Mary Blair created many works regarding color and background styling for a great variety of Disney films. Seldom...

Richard Butler at BCB Art

RICHARD BUTLER AT BCB ART

Installation shot of Richard Butler's drawings and paintings at BCB Art in Hudson photo provided You've heard Richard Butler - he's...

 
 
 
Annual Exhibition - Plein Air Painters of the Bay of Fundy

ANNUAL EXHIBITION - PLEIN AIR PAINTERS OF THE BAY OF FUNDY

Sugarloaf Rock, High Tide 16x20 oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Every year about this time, my "local" painting group, the Plein Air...

Madonnas attributed to Italian painter Jacopo Bassano 1510-1592

MADONNAS ATTRIBUTED TO ITALIAN PAINTER JACOPO BASSANO 1510-1592

1591 Jacopo Bassano Adoration of the Shepherds 1542 Jacopo Bassano Adoration of the Kings 1570 Jacopo Bassano Madonna and Child with...

 
 
 
Painting by Elizabeth Nourse

PAINTING BY ELIZABETH NOURSE

Study, circa 1895 by Elizabeth Nourse Elizabeth Nourse was one of the most accomplished French-trained American painters. According...

Morandi. Born on this day in 1890

MORANDI. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

Morandi cannot be closely identified with a particular school of painting. His major influence was the work of French Post-Impressionist...

 
 
 
Flow Separation: Tauba Auerbach Transforms a New York City Fireboat With Contemporary Camouflage

FLOW SEPARATION: TAUBA AUERBACH TRANSFORMS A NEW YORK CITY FIREBOAT WITH CONTEMPORARY CAMOUFLAGE

New York City's historic Fireboat John J. Harvey has been transformed into a dazzling display of red and white marbling in a new piece...

“Like giving flowers to a fish” by Telmo & Miel in Saint Denis, France

“LIKE GIVING FLOWERS TO A FISH” BY TELMO & MIEL IN SAINT DENIS, FRANCE

Last week Telmo & Miel were in France, near Paris to paint a mural for ‘Street Art Avenue Grand Paris'. It's a new project in the outskirts...

 
 
 
Yellow Rose by artist Pat Meyer

YELLOW ROSE BY ARTIST PAT MEYER

12 x 12 oil on linen panelSoldDutch Art Gallery Dallas, TX. Thank you so much to the staff at the Dutch Art Gallery in Dallas for selling...

A Photo Essay: Chaim Soutine at the Jewish Museum and Alberto Giacometti at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

A PHOTO ESSAY: CHAIM SOUTINE AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM AND ALBERTO GIACOMETTI AT THE SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

Soutine at Chatel-Guyon in central France, 1928. Image provided by the Kluver / Martin Archive. Chaim Soutine: Flesh through September...

 
 
 
How to Generate Painting Ideas

HOW TO GENERATE PAINTING IDEAS

'Joyful' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold It is hard to get started. There always seems to be something else that needs to get done....

Rembrandt. born July 15, 1606, Leiden, Netherlands-died October 4, 1669

REMBRANDT. BORN JULY 15, 1606, LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS-DIED OCTOBER 4, 1669

The difference between this self portrait of Rembrandt at 52 (1653), battered but regal and the etching of him as a young dandy could...