Painting Glorious Rose Flowers in Watercolor – in 7 Stages – by Lela Stankovic

The four wonderful seasons in Canada offer an abundance of inspiration for an artist. The deep – yet bright – fall colors, the radiant beauty of the Iris flowers in spring, and the many more enchanting faces of nature – Canada is truly an artist’s paradise. “Rose” Watercolor by Lela… Continue reading

Seven days In The Art World – by Sarah Thornton

contemporary realism

“Art is the exotic domain of mysterious creatures who paint in ‘north-facing rooms’ in the villages of Paris at the feet of whimsical masters. These mysterious creatures are often nocturnal, living on a diet of paint thinners and pigment powders. Often they produce masterpieces which are really more of a… Continue reading

The New Art Market: Contemporary Realism

“The human soul needs beauty more than bread.” – D.H. Lawrence Realism encourages creating works of art inspired by our own experiences in nature and life. While learning how to paint, a beginner realist artist produces art which may be called representational. However, as one gains brush mileage and experience,… Continue reading