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Being able to impart your emotions into a painting is important in your work. Here's why, and how to pull it off.
Realism Today Ambassador Jessica Oliveras takes us through the steps of her portrait painting, "Selfhood."
Working on copper can provide a rewarding new experience, add a distinctive look to a painting, and expand your repertoire. Here's how to do it.
Like marriage, Shelley says, watercolor isn't without its challenges, including that of control.
I decided to paint a series of pastel still lifes showcasing some carefully chosen items from my late mum's old wooden sewing box as a way of ...
It was a terrifying thing, this freedom to paint anything, and my first reaction to this freedom was to ...
"When we fail to seek new perspectives, stagnation creeps in." Through realistic graphite and charcoal drawings, Neville Barbour honors people such as the Fon amazons, the Tchamba veneration, and contempories alike.
“I was completely broke when I got out of school. Then I had a baby and I couldn’t afford ..."
Discover which contemporary realism artist was selected to paint a portrait of Representative Patsy Mink. "To create her portrait, I first ... "
"A complicating aspect of realist painting is that there is much that one does not or cannot know or see, yet which is immensely, obsessively interesting—and which is ultimately the whole point of painting."

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