Mark Menendez is a portrait artist who has an incredible passion for teaching. I’m so pleased to share with you this Q&A we held recently. Make sure you read all the way through--you’ll get a kick out of a slight misunderstanding he had with a beautiful student, which he shares here.
As a resident of the Sonoran Desert, I find the flora and fauna of the desert an endless source of subject matter. Lately I’ve been focusing on desert birds, especially the birds of prey. There’s something regal about them.
In 2007 I started going to The Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore and over the course of 3 years gradually transitioned from my former career in architecture to just painting. I dedicated an episode of my free podcast “Impasto Logs” to describing my journey during that time.
"There is always something just under the surface of things," says artist John Jude Palencar.
I got serious about art in College, although I have been exposed to it all my life. I come from a creative family of architects and artists, and graduated from the Art Center College of Design with a BFA. Art has been my only source of income since graduating the ACCD. I only sell...
In my early teen years, I loved to draw and took every art class at school that I could. During high school I took painting classes outside of school from a wonderful artist in Bordentown, New Jersey, which laid the foundation for my fine art education. In college I majored in art, but geared...
Join The Artist's Magazine in welcoming our January artist of the month, Denny Bond! Bond was a finalist in The Artist’s Magazine’s 30th Annual Art Competition. His painting, Ninety Two (watercolor, 24x20) is below. Keep scrolling to see what Bond has to say about art and life.
I come from a family of painters. My father taught me my first lessons. Then, later on, I went to an art school in my hometown, Paris. I can't do anything else but paint, and it's the human body that interests me the most. During my training, I learned to work the majority of...
Congratulations to the winners of The Artist's Magazine's 30th Annual Art Competition's Abstract/Experimental category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue.
Congratulations to the winners of The Artist's Magazine's 30th Annual Art Competition's Still Life/Floral category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue.
Congratulations to the winners of The Artist's Magazine's 30th Annual Art Competition's portrait/figure category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2013 issue.