Professional artist, instructor, animal lover, and horse owner/trainer, Johanne Mangi shares inspiration on how to paint horses.
"Trompe l'oeil painting was a precursor of modern aesthetics," says Anthony Mastromatteo. Keep reading his essay on this realism sub-genre here.
Olivia Kim explains how she cross-links various art practices with anatomy, biomechanics, biokinetics, neuromuscular science, optics, and physical training to create contemporary sculpture in the style of realism.
Today we spotlight the contemporary art of Michelle Tully, co-founder of Studio Escalier.
When it comes to painting shadows, Carolyn Anderson explains that color is relative. Keep reading to learn more about the concept of warmer and cooler light before you start on your next painting.
From doorways found in distant travels to classic myths, discover what inspires the contemporary realism of Daniel Graves, and be moved.
We discovered the work of contemporary artist Vicki Sullivan when she became a Realism Today Ambassador of the Week. Here, she shares a step-by-step demonstration of a figurative painting.
Congratulations to Sarah Xu, whose figurative art has been recognized in the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon.