Cows In Summer - 11x14" - Oil Since art's earliest times, copying the work of other artists has been used as a valuable learning tool. In schools, ateliers, and workshops around the world this practice still goes on as part of learning.
Van Gogh did a whol...
If you are appalled the government would call for a cull of these beautiful and majestic animals please voice your opinion. It may be too late for this years cull, but you can help stop future culls. You can start by signing this petition: https://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/protect-alberta-s-wild-horses-a-heritage-animal. You could also support Wild Horses of Alberta Society or
This sums up winter this year. Cold, grey, bleak. With each day closer to spring I get more eager for warmer weather. I am getting cabin fever and long to be able to be outside wandering through the woods and driving the countryside. I long to paint outdoors!
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I painted this one from my photographs (seen here: http://ow.ly/ulMfH ). What amazed me is that even though the photo was very impressionistic and blurred, the painting didn't come out the same way, which goes to show the adage of "less is more" really does apply in painting.
Now, I was working from my actual digital file. What is shown in the link above is a cyanotype print of the image. So I had considerably more contrast to work from than what's shown in the cyanotype print.
If you would have asked me three or four years ago what I'd never paint, my answer would have been people, yet now I am quite drawn to figurative works and these Native portraits.
Details about this painting and other works can be found on my website: http://www.robertamurray.ca
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Cross' Blackfoot Man - 9x12" - Oil on canvas One of my ancestors was an artist of note in Canada. Frederick George Cross was my grandmothers uncle. He worked for the CPR, but spent much of his time painting. He was most noted for his watercolours but did wo...
Prairie Winds - 11x14" - Oil I woke up to another -32º C morning. I can't even tell you how many days it's been since it's been warm enough to be outside. I am starting to go a little stir-crazy being cooped up so long. Someone said this is our 6th moon wit...
10 minute colour studies. I've been doing some painting exercises. I think it's a good thing for an artist to do every now and then. I never fail to learn something from them, which I can then take and use in my daily practice. In this exercise I did 10 mi...
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I make pictures. Sometimes they are drawn, sometimes painted, sometimes photographed. The method is less important than the message.
I sell a unique line of hand painted textures for digital imaging and photography - Atelier Textures.I have been a volunteer weather watcher for over 20 years. I love birds. I am a lover of nature, puppy dogs, little girls, and laughter. Occassional goof. I am a pessimist, optimist, real, surreal, emotional, calm, keeps secrets, loves to make people laugh; and believes everyone should just lighten up and be kind to one another. I am deeply saddened by the troubled world at times.
Some Themes & Tags I Try To Remember (but often forget)
#LandscapeArtTuesday sponsored by +Christina Deubel
#WaterscapeArtWednesday sponsored by +Terrill Welch
sponsored by +Maude McDonald and +Melodie Douglas
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- Olds CollegeMaster Spinner
- New York Institute of PhotographyProfessional Photography
- being an artist (painting & photography), weather watching, dreaming, romantic, goofArtist/Photographer, present
- Uncommon DepthArtists/Photographer, 2005
FFWD - Calgary Arts - Arts Seen - Arts Seen - week of July 4, 2013
If your idea of western art is a cartoon cowboy on the front window of your grocery store, you really need to get out more. For a more conte
Lena Levin's Painting – Montara beach (Landscapes)
Lena Levin's online art gallery.
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Moraine Lake Photograph by Roberta Murray - Moraine Lake Fine Art Prints...
Moraine Lake Photograph by Roberta Murray - Moraine Lake Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale
Rush Photograph by Roberta Murray - Rush Fine Art Prints and Posters for...
Rush Photograph by Roberta Murray - Rush Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale
The Vulgar Photographer --- trespassing on sacred ground of fine art ins...
Chase Jarvis and contributor Sohail Mamdani examine recent criticisms of photography as fine are presented in the same realm and institution
The Third Wave: A Global Exhibition Of IPhonic Art
The Third Wave: A Global Exhibition Of IPhonic Art - The Huffington Post