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Still Life Painting

Discover representational still life paintings (including advice for painting) through interviews and features on contemporary artists.

Before you reach for that tube of white paint, see what Lori McNee has to say about how much color it takes to create the illusion of white, and give more life to your next painting.
Oil painter Stuart Dunkel shares his breakthrough moment in art, his process, his palette, and a step-by-step still life painting demonstration.
See how a painting that includes leaves, crystal, and some unexpected challenges comes to fruition, step by step.
Take a journey with Lorena Kloosterboer, who takes you through her creative process, from the inception to the completion of a still life painting.
The subject matter of his contemporary realism represents “the complexity of an individual’s observation as well as a love and respect for nature and life.”
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.
“There are thousands of options every time you pick up a brush,” says Nancy Depew. “What will guide the decisions you make and what priorities will be revealed by those decisions? Those are the questions that fascinate me. My paintings are done only after I’ve resolved every question.”
“Earthly Delights” is the title of a selection of still life paintings by Scott Fraser. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at Fraser’s painting process here.
Oil painting is "like a puzzle," says Noah Layne. "The more parts we get in the right place, the easier it is to put the other parts in their right places.” See his step-by-step overview here.
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