Barbara Coleman traces her fine art career back to a startling moment in Rome when she was ten and shares how she then developed her career.
Lee MacLeod started out in the art world as an illustrator working on movie posters, book covers and game art before turning his attention to fine art.
Mark Boedges brings years of work and a honed selection of equipment with him to paint outdoors. Like what?
After retirement in the film industry as a Set Decorator for some 42 years on the west coast, Mary was able to return to her first love of drawing and painting.
In the beginning, artist Kami Mendlik didn’t think of painting as her career, she just knew she needed to paint.
For pastel artist Nancy Silvia, she doesn’t consider what she does a “career,” but her life’s journey.
Robert Green is a painter of the Alaskan Adventure. The day after he retired, he launched his "retirement career" as an artist.
A look at our plein air heritage as we feature a Finnish artist who was originally best-known for his portraits of royalty.
Workshops, videos, painting with other painters, and countless hours looking at paintings in galleries and museums have been this artist’s never-ending education.
For artist Brienne M. Brown, she made art a priority in her life, and instead of trying to find the time; she started to make the time to paint.
Malta painter Andrew Borg found beauty in a historical salt manufacturing compound. He explains his process and the site’s history here.
Where did this artist get his start? As an art student in college, Marc got a summer job drawing caricatures at an amusement park and eventually drawing at county fairs around the Midwest.
When this famous artist began to suffer from a recurring eye infection that prevented him from working outdoors, he found a new way to paint the landscape.
Debra Joy Groesser is drawn to almost any subject depending on the light, the color and the atmosphere. Many times, she’ll set out on a painting excursion with a specific place in mind only to have something else catch her eye on the way.
“Each painting tells a story, an experience, a moment in time. I strive to invite the viewer to come closer.”
This historic French artist tried to infuse his paintings with a vigorous ...
For this artist there is no award, title, or amount of money that can compare to seeing lightbulbs go off in her students’ heads or the feeling of painting something that delights or moves someone.
Carolyn Lindsey finds that interpreting her vision sometimes goes well and she’s on cloud nine, and other times it’s a struggle, but there is always hope for the next painting!
For Michele Byrne, her definition of success has changed over the years. “Today I’m seeking inner satisfaction. If a piece makes my heart sing, I know I’m one step closer to reaching my goals.”
Manon Sander fell head over heels in love with painting, especially plein air because it turns painting into an adventure. She realized that in order to grow as an artist, she had to dedicate herself to painting exclusively.