portrait painting

Portrait painting, portraiture, people in paint, faces, characters in painting

Patricia Schappler, connected histories in an ongoing love story

My imagery focuses on the drawn and painted figure in shallow, often collaged spaces. I work from family and friends and am encouraged by the narrative that naturally accompanies a psychologically driven subject. Merging my love of Western sensual form with Eastern, flat patterned design, I alternate between depth and surface to create pictorial tension. …

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Amanda Grae Platner, perseverance amid challenge & the psychology of choice

My work explores discipline- perseverance amid challenge, and the psychology of choice, with a focus on painting and durational/endurance performance. Increasingly, the viewer is required to perform an action to complete the work. For example, Stand Back, Im Busy [All These Options Series- No.1] and Go Ahead, Take It/ Bait and Switch read as abstract …

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

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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