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Jonas Kunickas, exciting palette knife nudes from Lithuania

Jonas Kunickas, exciting palette knife nudes from Lithuania

Fabulous gutsy figurative paintings in palette knife from this exciting artist in Lithuania. Jonas Kunickas. Born in 1978. Studied architecture in Kaunas University of Technology. Lives in Kaunas, Lithuania. Jonas Kunickas. Gimęs 1978 metais. Architektūros studijos KTU. Gyvenamoji vieta – Kaunas. Norėdami įsigyti paveikslą ar užsakyti tapybos darbus kreipkitės dėl kainos. tapytojas, dailininkas, aktas, tapyba,…

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Sébastien Badia, charming nudes and interiors from France

Sébastien Badia, charming nudes and interiors from France

Charming nudes in interiors in a European style. Delightful watercolors, drawings and oils and luscious dramatic landscapes too from this artist from Strasbourg, France. peinture à l’huile, aquarelle, carton, toile, papier, panneau, composition Sébastien Badia

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Igor & Marina, studio visit Chicago

Igor & Marina, studio visit Chicago

On our recent visit to Chicago, we did 3 artist studio visits in one day. Our first of the day took us north to Linden to the home and studio of artist husband and wife team, Igor & Marina, Igor Kozlovsky and Marina Sharapova. Marina was away visiting family in their native Russia and Igor…

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Joyce Polance, studio visit Chicago

Joyce Polance, studio visit Chicago

After just a quick bus trip from our earlier visit to Vitruvian Fine Art Studio, we trundled up some great old wooden stairs and Joyce Polance opened her door and studio to us. Jump in my little backpack and come along for a studio visit! She’s been in this shared studio space for 8 years…

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Vitruvian, studio visit Chicago

Vitruvian, studio visit Chicago

My husband and I were recently in Chicago doing a home exchange with a family who enjoyed the refreshing cool mountain air in Gibsons, BC while we enjoy the humid muggy heat and sights in Chicago, IL. Our first day was spent just riding bikes around the local neighborhood of Evanston, where we were staying…

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Marilyn Lysohir, figurative ceramics with attitude

Marilyn Lysohir, figurative ceramics with attitude

Artist’s Statement Marilyn Lysohir Studio: Moscow, Idaho My work is inspired by my family and my friends. When I begin a piece I start with a personal idea — such as the death of my grandmother or my father surviving World War II, and then this idea evolves into a formal composition which usually takes…

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