Cultivating Joy While Studying Art

As the director of a classical realism art program, Sadie Valeri says she sometimes sees students forgetting to simply enjoy the process. Here's her advice for when you get frustrated along the path.

Exhibition from the International Guild of Realism

The exhibition features a blend of contemporary and classical realism and styles such as trompe l'oeil, magic realism, and photorealism.

Realism Ambassador of the Week: Heather (Thomas) Olson

"For the past couple of years I’ve been a stay-at-home mom and artist, and daily painter," she said. "My artwork reflects my education in plants as well as portraits and surrealism."

Blending With Watercolor

In this free watercolor lesson, Richie Vios shares the essential but underrated skills of creating the perfect consistency of water and pigments.

All the Young Dudes: A Contemporary Realism Painting

Art on View > A contemporary realism painting that portraitizes millennials "as they try to figure it out."

Highlights from the 2nd Annual Realism Live

Enjoy highlights from realism painting presentations and discussions from Daniel Sprick, Adrienne Stein, Quang Ho, Jacob Collins, Sharon Sprung, Graydon Parrish, and many more.

“2am” Wins Prix de Pastel

"I feel this is a bit of a validation for the new, looser direction my art has been taking," said the artist. Find out who ...

Jewel: The Creative Process of Vincent Xeus

"'Jewel' allows the audience to look into my creative process and feel the movements in the painting as if the painting were evolving live," Vincent said. "Perhaps intuition from childhood calligraphy is also apparent in the brush strokes here."

How to View the ARC Salon Exhibition in Spain, or at Home

The 15th International ARC Salon Exhibition has now closed at Sotheby’s NY, but if you missed seeing the show, you can still enjoy it in Spain, or at home.

Immersed in Nature: Painting Realism Landscapes

We're thrilled to welcome Lisa Egeli to the Realism Live faculty. Enjoy a lightening round Q&A with the artist here!

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