These are some flowers on our kitchen table. I think they are chrysanthemums—although you probably can’t tell from these paintings. 🙂 I struggled to make the marks I wanted for the petals. Maybe I used the wrong brush (a number 8 round). Or, more likely, I just don’t know how to use it yet. 🙂Continue reading “(Attempted) chrysanthemums”
I’m enjoying a tonne of different styles and subject matter at the moment, but I’ve noticed there are a few (general) things I consistently gravitate to: Abstracted landscapes Landscapes with dark, dramatic skies Still lifes of flowers A painterly style
Another fantastically informative Q&A with Gamblin. I was excited to hear about their 1980, student-grade range of paints. Might speed my entry into oils.
What makes art Christian art? Is it simply Christian artists painting biblical subjects like Jeremiah? Or, by attaching a halo, does that suddenly make something Christian art? Must the artist’s subject be religious to be Christian? I don’t think so. There is a certain sense in which art is its own justification. If art isContinue reading