Meet Artist Jose Higuera The criteria by which an artist chooses a certain path are not always well defined, not even for the artist itself; there are many external and internal hard to control circumstances in the creative process that drive us to this aim of internal understanding of what we want to tell, express … this is not always achieved and, in certain instances during the process, either the starting point or the originally chosen path are forgotten, resulting in different ways of expressing the initial idea. The language of painting is as wide as creativity itself, that is […]
Posted on 16. Dec, 2014 by rosepapa.
Andrew Newell Wyeth (July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter and one of the best-known U.S. Artists of the middle 20th century. A family of Artists Wyeth started drawing at a young age and was home-tutored because of his frail health as a child (interesting that he lived until 91 years old!). His father was an illustrator and artist (N.C. (Newell Convers) Wyeth), and his primary teacher who is said to have kept him sheltered and “obsessively focused”. Wyeth recalled of that time: “Pa kept me almost in a jail, just kept […]
Posted on 15. Dec, 2014 by rosepapa.
Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” When you think about it, how true! Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg – the list goes on and on. Degree or no college degree, there are many traits that successful people share, including those who self-direct or teach themselves a certain skill or trade. “Unimaginable success” means different things to different people. For you, it may be reaching a certain level of income each year; for someone else, it may be finally realizing a dream of working from home, and […]
Are you a self-taught artist? Are you trying to teach yourself how to be a better artists? These 5 P’s are a different way of looking at being a better artist – Check it out! 1. P for POWER – The POWER of Artistic Observation Do you want to translate your vision into visual art? You need to hone in on your observation skills! This requires that you are in the moment and very aware of your surroundings. Whether you are in a crowded public place or enjoying the solitude of nature; if you look closely and observe life your […]
Meet Artist Paula A.K.A “DCartist” Bannerman My iPad drawings are something I began doing when I received my first iPad mini in the summer of 2013. I feel as this is my paint, my charcoal, my pencils, my camera, and my paper that have been warped into pixels, that I can take with me anywhere I go. My work is varies on my mood. It goes from dark illustrations to bold colors pop. My recent collection is called “Red Woman”. The red woman signifies intensity and strength that is built up over time, but is not fully expressed with emotions […]
Posted on 14. Sep, 2014 by rosepapa.
Happy Birthday to American Sculptor and Designer Laura Gardin Fraser (Sept 14th, 1889 in Chicago, Ill.) Born a Sculptor Born into a family of 3 girls and encouraged to pursue the arts, as a young child Laura showed a persistent interest in the arts, especially clay. Through the guidance of her mother who enjoyed the arts, she continued on this path and would make notable and famous commemorate coins and sculptures for the rest of her life. Laura recalled, “Mother, whom we affectionately called Neo, was both a talented painter and musician. She taught us girls and encouraged us to […]