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Jaclyn Garlock, figurative painting, a little humor daily

Jaclyn Garlock, figurative painting, a little humor daily

January 16, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

Large color and dominant imagery are the main elements in my work. I want strong primary colors and images that are in your face, subjects that are larger than life. Every image should speak for itself and make you stare because you know someone who’s been there. I prefer contrast in my life and work,…

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LUCE Lucia Horakova, bold figure painting from Slovakia

LUCE Lucia Horakova, bold figure painting from Slovakia

January 9, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

I grew up under the mountains – High Tatras, which are the highest mountains in Czech and Slovak Republic. My surname comes from the word “mount” what in Slovak language is “Hora.” I spent my childhood in a small village, at the end of the world (in the center of nowhere), where everything was fascinating….

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David Mayernik, working in the way of the Old Masters

David Mayernik, working in the way of the Old Masters

The classical art of the Renaissance tradition is rooted in drawing. It is this fundamental skill that allows the painter to design buildings, the designer to sculpt, the craftsman to compose. Opera sets, frescoes for theaters and churches, painted doors and frame designs; grisaille, gouache, oil, buon fresco; plein air, capriccios, and classical allegories; urban…

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Toni Armstrong, figurative painting from New Zealand

Toni Armstrong, figurative painting from New Zealand

When I am working in abstract, I tend to have a theme that is current in mind. I find objects that reflect that thought and disassemble and reassemble using shapes. It is very organic and when it reassembles it is always in the form of the original subject matter. I work with watercolour, oil, pastel…

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Barbara Harrison, new works, Migration, Work & Ritual

Barbara Harrison, new works, Migration, Work & Ritual

The Migrations Modern migrations recall the ancient migrations; people Moving To a place or Moving Away From a place. There, but for good fortune, go you or I. Migrations can be a physical movement, but can also be an emotional movement. Seeing photographs of current migrations, I am reminded that it is an ancient process…

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Annette Nieukerk, mixed media in praise of older women

Annette Nieukerk, mixed media in praise of older women

BIO Now in her fifth decade of art practice, Annette has had a varied career spanning disciplines, media and genre. As a young artist, she depicted the prairie landscape using silkscreen printing as her medium of choice. Then in mid career, Annette became passionately involved in theatre design and followed that path for many years…

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