From Sadie Valeri: “As an artist, and especially as a woman artist, creating a self-portrait is the most powerful thing you can do for your personal artistic development, your career, and your place in history.”
“If you paint a human figure in the right way, you can paint anything,” says Nikolai Blokhin.
Meet this week’s top Realism Today Ambassador, figurative oil painter Teresa Brutcher.
“The paintings I strive to create are about more than the atrocities they witnessed and were subjected to. These paintings aim to celebrate the fashion designer, the wife, mother, father, grandfather, tailor . . . stories of overcoming their past despite the odds against them.”
In this four-minute video, artist Joshua LaRock shares some of his advice for drawing portraits with a model.
Congratulations to Gregory Mortenson, whose figurative painting recently won Best of Show in the Art Renewal Center Salon.
Using pencil, ink, charcoal, or crayon on paper, Assael could easily draw any sitter into classicized perfection, but he has more interesting plans.
This November, you can study under the world’s top master artists and change your painting skills forever.
Discover what the classical tradition means to master artist Daniel Graves, including the question he continually asks himself while painting.
Driven by a love for painting in a traditional style, Eric Johnson shares his inspiration and his insights, including why he began creating his own paint pigments.