A Painter’s Imagination

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Marc Chagall once said “Great art picks up where nature ends”.  Artists know this instinctively, and many art critiques may find this is their credo.   For every artist, there is a line where they allow imagination and invention to take over. This either occurs voluntarily or not; planned or not.  Nature, it is said has within … Read moreA Painter’s Imagination

Genres, Inspiration at the Art Market

The Painters Art Market - Brush Cleaner for Painters and Other Painting Tips from The Brush Butler

For representational painters, the three primary genres are Landscape, Still life, and Portraiture. These can be further modified to include figurative, interiors, and myriad other blends. In my observations, it seems most artists stick to one or two genres as their specialty. The most successful gallery painters appear to have found a following based on … Read moreGenres, Inspiration at the Art Market