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Bryce Cameron Liston: Essence of Lavender

“As an artist my career is dedicated to the integrity and quality of representational fine art.”, says Bryce Cameron Liston. “My goal is to regain the traditions of the past along with the standards of craftsmanship and training. By studying … Continue reading

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Ryan S. Brown painting demo, Sonja

“This is a rough documentation of the process of making this portrait painting of Sonja. Clearly I’m not a video guru. I’m hoping this demonstration will be a good insight into my working methods. This painting was made over the … Continue reading

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Matthew James Collins

‘Mediocre art is simply a reflection of a culture. Great art transcends it.’ A Conversation With Painter Philosopher – Matthew James Collins Matthew and I haven’t met yet but we did. I only got in touch with him recently almost … Continue reading

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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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The Petite Salon

By Bridget Manzella Now that the excitement and rush of “Pastorals & Portraits” has begun to settle here at the M Gallery of Fine Art, we are focusing our energy on a power-house of a Petite Salon, which will feature … Continue reading

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Frasca Chefs: A Culinary Homage

By Bridget Manzella Charleston is a wonderful place to visit and to settle down for so many reasons—from fine art galleries, to breathtaking ocean views, to stately historic homes—Charleston has so much to offer Renaissance men (and women). Among Charleston’s … Continue reading

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Capturing Life

By Bridget Manzella Olga Krimon’s show, soon to be hung in the main hall of the M, is a wonderful collection of fifteen oil paintings, predominately portraits. The show also includes two fantastic still lifes of roses, one of which … Continue reading

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