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Gerrit Verstraete, back to school at 65

Gerrit Verstraete, back to school at 65

August 24, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

BC artist Gerrit Verstraete decided to go back to school at 65 and chronicle the journey on a special blog at www.backtoschoolat65.blogspot.com

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Terry Strickland tips on photographing art

Terry Strickland tips on photographing art

August 22, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Photographing oil paintings has always been tricky and I’ve struggled for years to get satisfying results. Problems in the past included uneven lighting, fuzzy details, and glare.This new set up gives the best images I’ve ever had so I thought I’d share. I have four light stands each with a 33″ white translucent umbrella, “premium”…

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Circus inspired sand art animation

Circus inspired sand art animation

August 21, 2010 | mixed media art | No Comments

Circus inspired sand art animation YouTube video by Slovenian artist Kseniya Simonova. I hope she will join us but have not been able to connect with her yet. Her art is so unique.

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Costa Dvorezky on Side St. Review cover

Costa Dvorezky on Side St. Review cover

August 20, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Montreal figurative painter Costa Dvorezky’s work is featured on the current Side St. Review magazine. his model fairly smolders as she lounges back on her chrome chair and gazes at us with a sultry look in her black stocking. Yummy. Read the article. While I was flipping through some art magazines, I saw many from…

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Steven DaLuz, working with gold leaf

Steven DaLuz, working with gold leaf

August 19, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Your directory of figurative artists is wonderful, and I deeply appreciate your willingness to take on such a project. It must be a labor of love for you. I would like very much to be a part of it. I might be a bit of an unusual artist, in that I have two, distinctive bodies…

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Sandhi Schimmel Gold, recycled art

Sandhi Schimmel Gold, recycled art

I create fine art with a green heart. I have been a painter all my life, about 10 years ago, I began incorporating other resources into my work- mostly junk mail; excess paper that would go to waste. Today, most of my collection is created in a “mosaic” process. My tiles are hand-cut from postcards,…

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