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William Harrison, dramatic figurative drawings

William Harrison, dramatic figurative drawings

October 29, 2014 | drawing, figurative drawing | No Comments

Yes, these are drawings, not photographs. Here’s my latest. I could use some help on this one… I have no idea what to call it. She seems kind of pure and spiritual, but I’m coming up blank on a title. Anyway, she’s 22″x30″, done on my usual 300-pound Fabriano Artistico paper with Wolff Carbon pencils….

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Kelly Thiel, figurative ceramic sculpture

Kelly Thiel, figurative ceramic sculpture

Born in Georgia, Kelly lived on a small farm for the first few years of her life. With nothing much to do, she learned how to entertain herself by making mud pies in the dirt. Her mother taught her about plants and gardening and art, while her father taught her and her brother how to…

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Carla Golembe, intuitive/intentional painting

Carla Golembe, intuitive/intentional painting

Intuitive/Intentional : The Blending of a Painting Approach Several months ago I began experimenting with Intuitive Painting, a process that involves putting down a lot of layers of color and mark making without planning or intention.  With the intuitive approach the artist basically goes on gut instinct, allowing colors, marks and, eventually, images to emerge. …

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Art Crawl, Sunshine Coast 2014

Art Crawl, Sunshine Coast 2014

Please drop in and visit on the Art Crawl! I’m #17 on the art map at 504 Sargent Road, Gibsons, just the next street up from the Arts Building. Walk up the foot trail between South Fletcher and Sargent or drive up. By popular demand the 2014 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl will be open 10:00am–5:00pm…

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The Nude Art Model by Daniel Peters

The Nude Art Model by Daniel Peters

In the beginning, 2008 I began my serious attempt at art modeling back in the fall of 2008. It was a brave attempt at getting my foot in the door of a field that has been used for hundreds of years. Having little contact information and people who have done this in my inner circle…

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James McKiernan, drawing for the joy of it

James McKiernan, drawing for the joy of it

I am a drawing teacher, illustrator and designer living in my home town, Madison, Wisconsin. I do these drawings to improve my skills so I have something worthwhile to pass along and for the pure joy of it. James McKiernan

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