Just finished a new digital painting of Bridgette Bardot. You can see some video of me working on it on Twitch although Twitch will have muted the sound sad to say. (Videos stays up for a limited time.) Click image below to see larger version. … Continue readingNew Bridgette Bardot Painting.
To celebrate the new Bob Ross channel on twitch a streamed a quick illustration of a halloween Bob Ross pumpkin. Hope every one likes it. Check my Twitch channel for more fun and interesting art. Patrick Twitch Channel It’s only fair to share…
N.C. Wyeth was one of the great American illustrators. He was also one of the many successful students of Howard Pyle. In his life he illustrated 112 books including many of the classics. While his work is not very historically accurate it is very charming … Continue readingFeatured Artist – N.C. Wyeth
Well I have decided to humbly have a go at a free online art course. I will be using this blog to present each free art lesson. They will be added as I have a chance to do them but I hope to have them … Continue readingPatrick’s Free Art Course – Introduction
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was a great talent but not so great a person. I early quote about him says “after a fortnight’s work he will swagger about for a month or two with a sword at his side and a servant following him, from … Continue readingFeatured Artist – Caravaggio
I don’t know about rest of you but I have always liked looking at artist’s studio. And a just ran across a link images of artist’s studios at the Smithsonian. This is a great resource for any one that’s interesting in seeing great artists studios. … Continue readingArtists And Their Studios
Mariono Fortuny is a painter I just recently discovered. His brushwork is very lively and in many ways reminds me of the impressionists. Any way below are some of his images and you can read more about him at this link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariano_Fortuny_%28painter%29 It’s only fair … Continue readingFeatured Artist – Mariano Fortuny
I have always liked the work of J. C. Leyendecker. He was a master draftsman and could do more than most artists with just a few strokes of the brush. Below are some of his finished and studiess. “Joseph Christian Leyendecker (March 23, 1874 – … Continue readingFeatured Artist – J. C. Leyendecker
Today’s featured artist is the great 19th century military painter Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille. Below are some samples of his work and links. Links http://www.artrenewal.org/asp/database/art.asp?aid=63 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Detaille It’s only fair to share…
Today’s featured artist is the 19th century Ukrainen Ilya Efimovich Repin. “His realistic works often expressed great psychological depth and exposed the tensions within the existing social order. Beginning in the late 1920s, detailed works on him were published in the USSR, where a Repin … Continue readingFeatured Artist – Ilya Efimovich Repin
Meissonier was probably the most famous painter of his day. His work was praised by the great painters, kings, art critics and the public. And this was at a time where new paintings were on the level of blockbuster movie premiers today. He was as … Continue readingFeatured Artists – Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815-1891)
Our featured artist today is Jeremy Lipking. To me is he one of the best living painters. Below is some of his images, an interview and a link to his site. Links http://www.lipking.com It’s only fair to share…
If you love old paintings like I do then you will love this resource. Wikipedia now has 10,000 + public domain paintings online. Directmedia and Yorck Project were kind enough to make these images available to Wikpedia and the world. http://commons.wikimedia.org It’s only fair to … Continue reading10,000+ Public Domain Paintings!
Jean-Léon Gérôme was a great 19th century French orientalist painter, draftsman & sculptor. He was born 11 May 1824 – died 1904. You can see more of his work at the Art Renewal Center. It’s only fair to share…
I just found a nice resource today. You can browse and search 860,000 works of art from UK museums and galleries online. http://www.artfund.org/artsaved/ It’s only fair to share…
Here is our second featured artist Jeffrey R. Watts. He is another very talented painter with a nice loose painterly style. You can see more of his work on his site JeffreyrWatts.com. It’s only fair to share…
I found this article today about an art student using abortion as art. Its amazing where the ideas of modern art have taken us. Whats next murdering art students as art? “Beginning next Tuesday, Shvarts will be displaying her senior art project, a documentation of … Continue readingAbortion as art. This is what art has finally come to.
Howard Pyle was the most influential illustrator in American history. He was a prolific artist, writer and teacher. His students included Olive Rush, N. C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, Elenore Abbott, and Jessie Willcox Smith. If you have not seen his work below is an example … Continue readingFeatured Artist – Howard Pyle
This is the first of our featured artist series of posts. With this series of posts we will shine the spotlight on outstanding artists both alive and dead. So to kick things off we are starting with Morgan Weistling a very much alive artist. Below … Continue readingFeatured Artists – Morgan Weistling
I often get asked whats the best way to learn to draw the figure. The answer is to have the best teachers and to work really hard over a long period of time:) So I hear you say you are ready to put in the … Continue readingBest figure drawing and anatomy lessons and schools.