Category Archives: Realism

Demonstration: Malibu Lagoon

Techniques in Response to Landscape M’s Denise LaRue Mahlke does a pastel painting demonstration for Winter 2011, Vol.1, Issue 4, pp. 69-73 of Plein Air Magazine. Step 1: Working on a sheet of UART 500-grit paper mounted to Gatorboard, Denise sketches in … Continue reading

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Painting”Sherri”

forward The Art of the Portrait” is a demonstration by M Gallery artist, Michelle Dunaway, of her painting “Sherri”. This demonstration appears in International Artist, December/January, 2011/12 issue,  pp. 34-35. The Art of the Portrait: Demonstration by Michelle Dunaway I … Continue reading

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The Artful Traveler: Part V

The Ravenswood Atelier, run by Matthew and Magda Almay, is located in a huge space on Lawrence Avenue in Chicago. The work is just incredible with students from all over the world. They specialize in teaching how to paint figures … Continue reading

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The Artful Traveler: Part IV

  Then, OMG, I headed out across Wyoming, where I was pounded by 60 mile-per-hour cold crosswind! When I stopped at Rawlins, they informed me that this time of year they normally have six feet of snow. The surreal conditions … Continue reading

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The Artful Traveler: Part III

Once I crossed through the lunar landscapes of the wind-scarred redness that is so beautiful around Moab with its natural arches and needles, I faced the brilliant reflections of the salt lake. Ryan S. Brown’s atelier is in Springville, UT where … Continue reading

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A Feather in our Cap: Ryan S. Brown’s Work Arrives in Charleston

By Bridget Manzella Ryan S. Brown’s paintings arrived in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 26th after having traveled 2,000 odd miles from Springville, Utah, under the attentive eye of Margaret Kruger, owner of M Gallery of Fine Art. As Ms. … Continue reading

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A New Awareness: Part II

…Continued from Part I by Margaret Kruger I find the parallels in today’s food experience: people who regularly only eat prepared chemically-infused non-nutritious fast food take one trip to a farmer’s market and view its fresh bounty, or eat one lovingly … Continue reading

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