Figurative Artist Blog

Adrienne Stein, romantic nudes in gorgeous petalled clouds

March 4, 2020

In a time in which figurative art has reached a pinnacle of quality, up-and-coming painters need more than just the know-how of old master techniques and the ability to paint over-idealized beauty. Perhaps as lovely and as temperate as Shakespeares love was to his summers day, the painted works by Adrienne Stein are ideal images …

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Karole Marois, emotional spiritual connections with water

February 29, 2020

Karole Marois is a visual artist based in Prince Edward County Ontario. She was born and raised in the small francophone city of Eastview, east of Ottawa. A graduate of the Fine Arts program at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, she also holds a diploma from the Academy of Fine Arts …

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Katha Rossein, from physician to abstract figure painter

February 26, 2020

I have spent my life creating safe spaces for patients to reveal themselves… In turn, painting has given me that safe space to reveal myself. The body is my medium- I see/feel/know the body as something that gives me inspiration. As a physician and artist it is the language with which I am most comfortable.Studying …

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Cheryl Tall, figurative clay sculpture with character

February 22, 2020

Cheryl Tall is a Southern California-based artist whose work focuses on the relationships between people and their environments, and often includes architectural and figurative elements. She is especially known for her pinch coil technique, which gives her work an unusual texture reminiscent of wood shingles or scales. Tall has derived inspiration from the study of …

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Lyndall Bass, bringing discipline, courage and passion to my art

February 19, 2020

I paint Figure Paintings, Classic Still Life and Marionette Themes. I discovered serious art as a young child through my parent’s art collection, absorbing valuable lessons from master drawings and paintings. I first studied directly with professional artists, then won a Maryland state scholarship to the Corcoran Museum School in Washington D.C. Afterwards, I studied …

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Carole Belliveau, fine art dolls to figures in landscape

February 12, 2020

My mother always told the story about me coming home from Kindergarten with a colored picture of a duck. She praised me for coloring within the lines only to find out from the teacher that I had drawn the duck myself. From that moment there was never any doubt that I was, and always would …

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Reisha Perlmutter, underwater swimmers at night

February 8, 2020

Inspired by the surreal experience of swimming underwater at night, and the sensation of water transforming into the endless of the cosmos, this meditative and dreamlike series is about falling weightlessly into a beautiful abyss. The uniquely warm color palette challenges notions of reality and dreams. This is my Lunar Series, a series about falling …

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Arcadia Contemporary Portraiture 2020

February 5, 2020

Arcadia Contemporary Portraiture 2020 has just ended. Click for full catalogue of many beautiful figurative works of art at this dynamic fine art gallery in Pasadena, CA MARY JANE ANSELL – WALES BEN ASHTON – ENGLAND LO CHAN PENG – TAIWAN LORIBELLE SPIROVSKI – AUSTRALIA WILL ST. JOHN – U.S. Arcadia Contemporary

Aron Wiesenfeld, leaving innocence behind

February 5, 2020

Ages Of Innocence Aron Wiesenfeld & Christopher Noulton Exhibition dates: February 7-29 2020 JAMES FREEMAN GALLERY 354 UPPER STREET – LONDON N1 0PD – UK Aron Wiesenfeld is an American painter renowned for enigmatic work. His figures in solitary landscapes capture a sense of departure and of leaving innocence behind. Decidedly contemporary, the scenes are …

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The Florence Academy of Art Videos & Lectures now available on Patreon

February 1, 2020

The Florence Academy of Art Videos & Lectures now available on Patreon!Patreon is a subscription website, and the Florence Academy is excited to use this platform for educating and inspiring artists about the craft of painting and sculpture. “The Florence Academy of ArtCollective is a new source for thoughtful, artistic and educational videos, filmed inside …

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