See his still life pastels: http://mikebeeman.com/collections/31473
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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...
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The side effect of this was that I really enjoyed doing still life and can see what a great tool it is for learning to see better. The single pear was one of the workshop studies, and the other two were ones I've done since I got home.
As long as our weather continues to be cold and miserable I'll be doing more still life set ups trying to improve my brushwork and handling of colours and values.
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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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)
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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...
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The Third Wave: A Global Exhibition Of IPhonic Art
The Third Wave: A Global Exhibition Of IPhonic Art - The Huffington Post