Photos Transferred to Canvas – How to Do Photo Transfer Art

One of the most interesting and creative forms of contemporary abstract art around at the moment involves photos transferred to canvas. This short article considers how you might make use of photos transferred to canvas (or wood) with links to useful videos from two artists who make great use of Photo Transfer Art in theirContinue reading “Photos Transferred to Canvas – How to Do Photo Transfer Art”

What is Abstract Art?

Guest Post by abstract artist Orla Gilkeson What is Abstract Art? Many of us have asked this complicated question. Artists, curators, art collectors consider it regularly. It may be that it is a question we can only really answer for ourselves. What is Abstract Art to me? I wanted to explore this for myself andContinue reading “What is Abstract Art?”

Mark Rothko – Ten Things You Should Know

Mark Rothko – 10 Things to Know 1 Despite being an intelligent and academically minded person, Mark Rothko had almost no training in drawing or painting. He did spend some time with the Cubist painter Max Weber but other than that his artistic skills were largely instinctive. How’s that for raw talent?  2 Mark RothkoContinue reading “Mark Rothko – Ten Things You Should Know”

Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty – Featured Artist Blog Post

The Dresden-born artist Gerhard Richter is undeniably one of the most important painters of the 20th and 21st Century. He is particularly famous for his overpainted photographs, in which he uses the photograph as canvas. Yet he has also shown himself fluent in a variety of mediums including watercolours and oils. Further still he hasContinue reading “Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty – Featured Artist Blog Post”

Gifts for Artists – Ten Things To Buy An Artist This Christmas

Table of Contents 1 Gifts For Artists A Sketching Wallet 2 Gifts For Artists A Fine Art Photography Giclee Print 3 Gifts For Artists A Local Fine Art Class 4 Gifts For Artists Artwork Themed Homeware 5 Gifts For Artists A Sensu Artist Brush 6 Gifts For Artists An original artwork under £50 7 GiftsContinue reading “Gifts for Artists – Ten Things To Buy An Artist This Christmas”

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