Category Archives: General

The Selfie: Self Portraiture

Selfie!… Who doesn’t know this word nowadays? … However, it is a  new word. It can be traced to Australia starting in 2002, and by the end of 2013 it was announced as “the word of the year” by the … Continue reading

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A FASCINATION WITH LANSCAPE PAINTING

Painting is used to open the heart and embody a dream. Painters have the ability to show people the real world through a realistic painting and to give them a splendid dream through an art creation. The beautiful scenery drawn … Continue reading

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DO YOU EVER WONDER?

Do you ever wonder how some paintings get selected for an art exhibit and others don’t? Artists do wonder! Specially when you start looking at all the accepted art. How is art selected? We do not know how other organizations … Continue reading

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WHERE IS DINGLE? Site of the NOAPS Sponsored Workshop by Victoria Brooks

Cited as ‘the most beautiful place on earth’ by the National Geographic; voted among the top 100 destinations in the world by Trip Advisor; recommended as a very favorable destination for winter by CNN; listed as one of the top … Continue reading

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THE JUDGING PROCESS

Artists receive acceptances or rejections into juried exhibitions, but most of the times, they know little about the jurying process. What really happens between application and notification time is the subject of this article. Once the deadline takes place, all … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING CLOUDS by Rita Roberts

UNDERSTANDING CLOUDS by Rita Roberts.

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UNDERSTANDING CLOUDS by Rita Roberts

Clouds are an integral part of many landscape paintings, regardless of the media used. As artists, we want to paint clouds that are more than just interesting and believable. We want our clouds to add to the emotional impact of … Continue reading

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