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Bo Bartlett – Master Class figurative painting

Bo Bartlett – Master Class figurative painting

March 18 – 20, 2016 Columbus, Georgia, USA Once again, Bo Bartlett will host his Masters Class for a group of advanced students. In a private, North Light studio in Columbus, Georgia, USA, lessons in closed form and open form drawing, monochromatic tonal grisaille painting, and full color palette painting from the live model are…

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Andrea Broyles’ figurative paintings are sculptural

Andrea Broyles’ figurative paintings are sculptural

Andrea Broyles’ work has always been inspired by the figure.  It informs her choices and shades her compositions.  Her oeuvre consists of both painting and sculpture with a lot of cross pollination between the two mediums. I am not sure if my paintings are sculptural or my sculptures are painterly but I am inspired and…

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Eve Shepherd, figurative sculpture, portrait sculpture

Eve Shepherd, figurative sculpture, portrait sculpture

This year Eve celebrates her 22nd year as a professional figurative sculptor. Eve started her career as a sculptor aged just 17, working as an apprentice to established animal sculptor Anthony Bennett. Bennett quickly recognized Eve’s natural ability with clay and the human form and after only 4 short months handed her over to a…

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Fernando Reyes, colorful figurative painting

Fernando Reyes, colorful figurative painting

Art is a second career for me after spending 17 years in banking in San Francisco. I began as a self-taught artist, then decided to seek formal art education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where I received a BFA degree in 1997. I then returned to the Bay Area and have…

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A painter goes into the third dimension

A painter goes into the third dimension

By Carolyn Schlam I’m a figurative artist, and have done lots and lots of drawing from life, working from photographs, and making composites of drawings, photographs and my own drawings. It takes a certain mindset and orientation to translate that three-dimensional world into the confines of a 2-dimensional flat surface. I have marveled at how…

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Peter Kennelly, contemporary figurative artist in London

Peter Kennelly, contemporary figurative artist in London

Peter Kennelly is a contemporary figurative artist living and working in London. His paintings cover many topics related to Englishness, touching on magic realism and often with a nightmarish element to them. The work is highly narrative. His vision of life is fused together, creating surreal worlds that are often impossible to place in time….

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