"I have a genuine enthusiasm for the awkward, strange, and oddly interesting things I experience in life," says Kelly Houghton. "In particular, I am drawn to anything and anyone with character. Observing people offers up an endless carnival of inspiration."
Congratulations to Joshua LaRock, whose painting was recently recognized by the Portrait Society of America.
Influenced by race and religion, artist Stanley Rayfield creates art that visually and subtly portrays spiritual concepts, including hope and love.
What is it like to be an artist couple? It is amazing. It can be trying. Contemporary artist Kenny Harris explains.
On contemporary figure paintings inspired by the “glue” of the universe.
Contemporary figurative artist Tim Tyler takes us behind the scenes of his award-winning representational oil painting “The Deconstructionist.”
Contemporary realist James Earley shares why he chooses this particular subject, how he ultimately produces a painting, and the message he wants to get across in his art.
Moving from Puerto Rico to California manifested a sense (and a painting) of Resilience for this inspiring woman. Bonus: Includes a figurative art step-by-step lesson.
“Through the process of painting we have the potential to peel back the layers of simulacra and reveal a deeper truth…”
Jesse Lane broke from his tradition of realist colored pencil portraits to create “Abyss.” Here, he takes us into his drawing process.