self portrait

Figurative self portrait painting, self portrait sculpture, mixed media

Dennis, the final journey

Things have been quiet here at FigurativeArtist as we have been dealing with the illness of my wonderful husband Dennis, whose huge support allowed us to grow this website and offer support to our amazing network of artists. Being an artist, an observer, a curator, a documenter has helped me create a thing of beauty …

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Interview with Alan Feltus

Alan Feltus, one of our earliest members, sent me this lovely interview he had recently. Here’s an excerpt from it. Larry Groff: Do your paintings have autobiographical elements to the narrative and a reason for painting similar themes over and over? Alan Feltus: What I paint is, in some respects, my interior world, so, yes, …

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Haley Hasler, bold self portraits

Portrait as Tamer The self-portrait confronts the viewer with an outward representation of the inner self. Here is the exterior as seen by the interior. The self-portrait as a character introduces a further element. While the self-portrait implies that the artist is showing us the truth, a representation of the exterior in disguise conveys the …

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