Archive for Archive for April, 2010

Why This Artist Prefers Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils

I have been creating art all of my life, but when it comes to drawing, I prefer Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils to other brands. Based on my experience and the opinion of other artists and instructors, Sanford has consistently improved and expanded their line of Prismacolor pencils. I find Sanford pencils offers the consumer both superior […]

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Alberto Giacometti – An Artist With a Different Kind of Vision

Artists such as painters and sculptors are usually praised when they are able to represent reality. However, when the artwork produced is abstract and different, the opinions of the people are split into two: some agree that these are works of a genius, while others disagree completely. Regardless of opinion, these artists have their own […]

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Fra Angelico – A Pious Renaissance Artist

A prominent Renaissance Florentine painter Fra Angelico (1387-1455) was a highly professional and skilled artist. His style was a perfect blend of decorative Gothic style and realistic Renaissance Art. His impressive, life-like monumental paintings and frescoes have marked him as an artist with a peculiar pious mysticism in his work. Angelico was born near Castello […]

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The Famous American Pop Art Artist – Jasper Johns

The Famous American Pop Art Artist – Jasper Johns Contemporary American Pop artist Jasper Johns was born in 1930 in Augusta, Georgia. Raised in South Carolina, from a young age Jasper Johns wanted to be an artist. After attending three semesters at the University of South Carolina, he headed for New York in 1948 to […]

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Creating a Gicle Print Of Your Abstract Watercolor Painting

The Artist’s Guide To Gicle Printmaking In this article I am going to outline the basic procedure for making Gicle prints of your abstract watercolor artwork. I hope to make this clear and simple since there seems to be a lot of confusion with the recent explosion in printmaking technology over the past decade. First […]

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Isn’t Watercolors Hard?

It seems that each time I show my watercolor paintings at shows or events, someone will say to me, “Watercolors are hard.” I smile and ask, “Why do you say that?” THE MYTH : There is a myth circulating that painting with watercolors is difficult. Why? Is it because watercolors can become uncontrollable and people […]

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