Still Life Splendor: Acrylic Paintings from Marike Kleynscheldt

Marike Kleynscheldt creates still lifes that present a window into her passions and curiosities. The highly refined works often include items of special significance, adding a additional layer of meaning to her paintings. The artist’s work is featured in Acrylic Artist, a special summer release from the editors of The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Artist, Pastel...

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Lessons of Still Life Painting | Artist Claudia Seymour

As a genre, still-life compositions provide the artist more freedom than landscape or portrait painting to arrange commonplace objects that may be natural (flowers, plants, rocks, food, etc.) or man-made (vases, drinking utensils, books, jewelry, etc.). These components provide unlimited possibilities for compositional combinations encompassing the design elements of: Line, Shape, Color, Value, Tone,...

Paint Realistic Still Lifes with Accurate Proportions

Classical Painting: The Realist Sight Size Method with Judith Kudlow If you love the classical painting styles of still lifes that grace the walls of so many museums and stately homes, you’ll adore the lessons taught here by Judith Kudlow. Learn how to get accurate sizes and proportions with this video on painting what...

Watercolor Still Life Series | J. Henderer Burns

Still life artist J. Henderer Burns explores her favorite subjects in limited series, building on past successes while seeking new challenges. It might be a series of elegant birds set against intricate patterns, a trio of paintings that capture the same windmill from radically different perspectives or an array of musical instruments. Every subject...

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A Tale of Two Still Lifes | Making Color Choices in Pastel

In the December 2013 issue of Pastel Journal, we asked artists Leslie Lillien Levy and Claudia Seymour to conduct a “still life experiment” in order to see how color choices are central to artistic expression. The two painters chose five objects that they would both use in still-life setups of their own design: a...

Lee Hammond Art Gallery: Still Life

Blog | Gallery | Classes & Workshops | About Lee Lee Hammond Art Gallery: Still Life   Famous American artist Lee Hammond’s paintings of still life are highly acclaimed: take inspiration for your art from this gallery. You may also like these articles: