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Tony D’Amico: Scenes of Everyday

“An Early Winter”, 11×14, Oil, Collection of the Artist.  This painting has been juried into the 2017 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit. If you live where it snows, you know this day.  The warm light sparkles on the cold snow, … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Davis: Color en Plein Air

“Along Levee Road” 14×18, Oil, Collection of the Artist.  This painting has been juried into the 2017 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit at the Castle Gallery, Fort Wayne Indiana. The weather is about to change.  Storm clouds are beginning to … Continue reading

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Matthew J. Cutter: Practice as Teacher

“Standing Tall” 28×24, Acrylic and Oil, Collection of the Artist, winner of an Award of Excellence in the 2017 NOAPS Spring Online International. Let’s stop for a moment on our walk in the park and greet these old soldiers of … Continue reading

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Karen Budan: Painting Reflections in Bold Color

“Gumball Fiesta”, 16×20, Oil on Panel, Juried into the 2017 NOAPS Best of America Exhibit It is a jubilant celebration!  The moment the viewer sees “Gumball Fiesta” we immediately feel the joy in the painting.  The color strikes us first, … Continue reading

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“Painting Chickens at Night” by Tim Breaux

   Tim Breaux painting “Debutantes” 12×12 Plein air nocturne, Oil.  Collection of the Artist. Several years ago I was getting advice from an old timer about breaking a horse to drive.  I had a young team that I had raised … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Keep the Spark Alive in Artistry by Drew Sarka

“Golden Hour Along the Stream” 18×24, Collection of the Artist As artists, we spend a lot of time and energy thinking about new painting subjects, techniques, and running the business of art.  All this thinking can be draining at times, … Continue reading

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Shirley Fachilla: Figures with a Story

   “Reflections of the Way Life Used to Be”, 18×14, Oil, Winner of an Award of Excellence from the 2017 NOAPS Spring Online International.  Private collection. This freshly painted portrait captures a fleeting moment of reflection as the title would … Continue reading

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