A few years ago I experienced my first small amount of exposure. It did a lot of great things for me and I’m glad it happened, but I learned I wasn’t ready to jump on that opportunity. After that I didn’t share any new work for a while, and I’m glad I didn’t. Here’s why.
Recently invited to participate in a project with American Women Artists and the Haggin Museum, Sadie Valeri chose William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s painting of 13 nude nymphs titled “Nyphaeum,” to be her muse for “Vapors.” See her detailed oil painting demonstration of “Vapors” here.
Contemporary realist Sharon Pomales Tousey takes us into the meaning behind her recent pastel, “Aun Llueve en Macondo” (“It Still Rains in Macondo”), and offers her best advice for artists who are just starting to embark on their own journey.
Picture a late spring evening in France, at a chateau owned by someone with a mission to create an atmosphere that reflects inspiration, inside and out. Vikki Fuller, an artist from British Columbia, found herself at one such place, which she tells us about in this captivating tale of an artist residency.