I’ve been thinking about this topic for awhile now and how to present it. The word talent has a variety of meanings and understanding. Here are a few: What is talent? Dictionary: Natural aptitude or skill. “he possesses more talent than any other player” a few synonyms: flair, gift, knack, technique, skill, artistry Wikipedia “Talent means the skill that someone has quite naturally to do something that is hard. Someone who has talent is able to do something without trying hard. It is an ability that someone is born with. It is a high degree of ability or of aptitudes. […]
Posted on 10. Aug, 2014 by rosepapa.
Elbridge Ayer Burbank was an American artist who sketched and painted more than 1200 portraits of Native Americans from 125 tribes. Harvard-educated he decided to pursue his passion for painting the American Indian and made it his life goal to paint Indian portraits. His claim to fame is that he’s the only artist who ever painted Geronimo from life. Burbank journeyed from camp to camp in northwest and southwest, painting successively all the great warriors whose prowess has made their names famous in frontier history. He is quoted as saying: “Am so glad I am not cooped up in a […]
Meet George Boorujy Artist of exquisite realism. I stumbled across his art online and fell in love. With an eye for detail (his biology background is evident along with studies in art) his work captures a unique level of realism that is stunning. I contacted George and asked if we could share his art with our readers. Enjoy and be inspired! See more here.
Creating art and design has always been a process, and great art is a long process. Few are lucky enough to just get out the tools and produce something valuable and unique without working through the process and sometimes struggling through it. When I think of the word ‘process’ I think of time. It takes time. As a designer, I know how difficult the process of getting to that place of completion can be. Sometimes I have the idea, see where it’s going and can make it all work with a great design and other times I struggle through designs […]
Happy Birthday to Frida born on July 6th 1907. The art of Frida lives beyond her time and inspires her fans and art collectors. As the most famous woman painter in Mexico (and possibly the world) she is an icon. Her spirit, and her style continues to inspire many artists and her work today is a rare collectable. Currently the ‘My Birth’ painting is owned by Madonna whom is a avid collector of Frida’s art. It’s also thought that Madonna owns Kahlo’s 1943 work Roots purchased for $5.6 million at a Sotheby’s auction. For viewers and collectors of her art […]
This famous painting from 1851 captures General George Washington’s dramatic crossing of the Delaware River. Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s spectacular oil painting on canvas captured the momentous and turning event of the Revolutionary War. American Revolution Artist John Trumbull Trumbull’s greatest achievement was receiving a commission from the US government to paint 4 gigantic murals in the US Capitol after its destruction during the War of 1812. President James Madison personally picked out the paintings, which were Trumbull’s The Declaration of Independence, The Surrender of General Burgoyne, The Resignation of Washington and The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis. It took Trumbull 8 […]