Tag Archives: fine arts

Representational versus Abstract Art

So much has been written about Representational Art versus Abstract Art that I hesitate to even start; however, the truth is that people and art organizations preach and live under this separation each attesting to the virtues of the type … Continue reading

Posted in General, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Lessons from a Limited Palette by Shirley Fachilla

“Color has been explored throughout human history and it is a uniquely human experience. A study of the color theory will actually confirm that color is an illusion caused by reception of light wavelengths by our eye, which form colors … Continue reading

Posted in NOAPS Artist Members | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Creative Process of Hans Guerin

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Einstein As artists we work when we are thinking. We are used to spend hours in the creative process. And then, when we paint, we just … Continue reading

Posted in NOAPS Artist Members | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Portraiture of our Four Legged Companions by Beth de Loiselle

“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet”  – Colette I have always loved animals. There has never been a point in my life without them; however,  knowing I could never be around blood or immersed in sick and suffering … Continue reading

Posted in NOAPS Artist Members | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Illusive Image of the Mind’s Eye by Julie Gilbert Pollard

The eye may see as a camera ‘sees’, but the mind’s eye sees an altered, imagined image, what it wants and hopes to see. It’s that illusive image, uniquely mine, along with a heightened sense of ‘realness’ that I try … Continue reading

Posted in General, NOAPS Artist Members, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Unexpected Charisma of the Rural Midwest

From the East to the West coast, from the Southern States to the North, NOAPS artist members bring landscapes to life through their paintings. Iowa artist, Laura Larabee brings us the rural Midwest. Raised on a farm overlooking the Mississippi … Continue reading

Posted in NOAPS Signature Artists | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment