ART EDUCATION: Self-taught. STYLE: Realism to photorealism, with a focus on wildlife and western themes. Most of my work is black and white. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: Scratchboard is most effective when there is dramatic lighting and a good range of values and textures. I love figuring out how to...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Spooky, funny, beautiful—these are the adjectives California artist Susan Driscoll uses to describe her subject matter of choice. Driscoll has a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University at Fullerton but began taking painting classes seven years ago at Santa Ana College. “I always wanted to take art classes, and...
Wilson Hurley’s large-scale murals at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame are being reproduced on canvas
Murals bring Fine Art to the People
In All Its Glory by Curt Walters Tidbits A painting by John Mix Stanley [1814-1872] sold for $145,000 at the Harvey Clars Estate Auction Gallery in January. More than twice the auction estimate, the sale set a world record for the artist. The painting of a desert sunset, which was part of a large...
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Santiago Perez’s quirky narratives come from deeply experiencing life and art.
After years in Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, Peter Brooke turns his talent to fine art
Exploring Augustus Dunbier’s Life and Art
Linda Kyser Smith finds endless fascination in portraying the inner thoughts and outer charms of women