Mary Whyte’s Portrait Art Tells Our Stories, PowerfullySome artists interpret the nature of beauty quite narrowly. It’s physical and defined in very specific terms. Not for me. I’m inspired by stories of real people — their character, personality and unique walks of life. That’s what makes the kind of beauty that lingers in my mind.
History, Symbolism and Secret Powers of the Color RedVermillion, crimson, scarlet, fuchsia—the color red comes in so many different shades. And of all the colors in the spectrum or on the color wheel, it’s the most easily visible. Red is the first color the human eye perceives after black and white. It’s primary, the hottest of the warm colors and has even been proven to raise blood pressure and respiration rates.
Thoughtful, Fun and Unique Presents for You and Any Artists You KnowIt is always nice to receive gifts. But it’s even better when you unwrap something it turns out you really want. For artists and creatives, there are tons of gift ideas to explore and here we give you our wish list from an artist’s perspective, from fun gifts with art history themes to unique tools to help you make cool stuff to hand massagers to rejuvenate you.
Who Is Getting Noticed in the World of Acrylic Painting?The pace of the art world is fast and operates in so many different ecosystems. We are inundated by imagery, events, exhibitions, new techniques, old techniques, new artists, old artists, gossip, drama, and an energy that pulses nonstop, day in and day out.
I’m thrilled to welcome artist and author Jean Pederson to the family of bloggers here at ArtistsNetwork.com. Read on for her advice below and then be sure to check back to ArtistsNetwork.com regularly for more great tips from Jean. Today, she gives you tips for choosing an art instructor that will be right for you.
Mixed-media, acrylic and abstract artist Jodi Ohl visited the Artist’s Network video studios to film four instructional videos and I was once again amazed at her wealth of art knowledge, and her willingness to share it. Here’s a behind the scenes look at Jodi’s video shoot and an interview Cherie Haas did with Jodi!