Figurative Art

Discover figurative art guidance and inspiration from master artists who share their experience and advice on drawing and painting portraits, self-portraits, and the figure.

A feature article by David Kassan about "developing a state of mind, about being your own artist, about being who you are and bringing your own truths to your work, in the way that only you can."
"Portraiture, which I constantly practice as an art professor and as a hobby, is my favorite form of expression," says Oliver Sin. View some of his award-winning drawings, including a "Time Magazine" cover portrait, here.
Congratulations to Renee Brettler, whose work has been recognized in the monthly Plein Air Salon.
In this episode of Art School Live with Eric Rhoads, Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso shares a demonstration on how to sketch realistic eyes. Don't miss it!
Now you can easily learn to paint beautiful portraits and create gorgeous works of art that you can proudly display or sell.
Art on View > A contemporary realism painting that portraitizes millennials "as they try to figure it out."
"'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."
Classical figurative painter Luke Hillestad shares the insights from his collection, "Waterborne," inspired by the sacredness of the birth of his child and the element of water.
Learn the artist's inspiration behind the painting "Reminiscentia," as well as why he chose to enter this international art competition.
What a free mini-lesson on how to paint hair in this clip from Art School Live with Eric Rhoads!

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