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Art History

Lets Canoodle! Top 10 Most Romantic Paintings

Snuggles, Kisses Embraces for Valentine’s DayGrab a heart-shaped box of chocolates and enjoy this top 10 list of romantic paintings to celebrate Valentine’s Day. It’s a gimmicky holiday to many, but the day set aside to revel in gushiness and goo-goo eyes also deserves a painting spin. Here are the paintings that Cupid, and any romantic at heart, will love…Sweet EmbracePainted for the Paris World’s Fair, this painting is a primary example of Italian Romanticism.
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Art Demos

Video Lessons on Drawing from Susan Lyon and Scott Burdick

Scott Burdick and Susan Lyon are skilled artists, inspiring instructors, and just really kind people. If youve ever been in a workshop with either of them, you are lucky enough to know what I mean. They share their experiences as working artists and motivate those around them with the wealth of knowledge they share.
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Art History

Van Goghs Life in Pieces

Vincent Van Gogh’s life is a veritable tangle of passion, longing, misunderstood genius, and masterpiece upon masterpiece. We help you untangle the knot of this impenetrable genius’s life, piece by piece, from the moment he was born right up to 2017, when Van Gogh’s Starry Night inspired one teenage girl to fuel her creativity instead of self harming.
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The Artist Life

Art For Thought: An Artists Lifespan

“It’s really hard for young artists. You’re an adult at 18, but for a painter it takes longer. You really don’t get it together until 35 or 45.”Some research and reading I’ve been doing in the last month on historical artists has got me thinking about an artist’s lifespan, both in terms of their actual years on earth and in the progression of their ability and output over the course of their career.
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Drawing

San Diego Watercolors | Keiko Tanabe Gallery

Well-traveled watercolorist Keiko Tanabe finds inspiration in her own backyard.When she isn’t traveling the world, Tanabe is a passionate plein air painter on her home turf—San Diego, Calif.— where she has lived for almost 25 years. The weather is almost always ideal for it.”Tanabe acknowledges that the warm climate attracts many tourists and visitors to the area, but as a resident, she understands that the city is large and complex.
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