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Donít strive to become a portrait artist; instead strive to become a better artist. If you want to paint better portraits, learn to paint landscape. [...]

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A List of Aspect Ratios of Common Canvas Sizes

It is so frustrating when you want to replicate an image onto a larger canvas but the composition is not the same. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Tai-Meng Lim, Denise Gilroy, Tracy Ference

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Tai-Meng Lim, Denise Gilroy, Tracy Ference [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Johanna Harmon, Wilf Tilley, Victoria Castillo

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Johanna Harmon, Wilf Tilley, Victoria Castillo [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Richard Christian Nelson

Artist Richard Christian Nelson notes that he is endlessly fascinated by people. His fantastic portrait paintings are the end result of this dedicated sense of fascination. He considers it a privilege and challenge to capture the essence of the sitter on canvas. Richard's direction is strengthened by his embrace of painterly realism. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Don Yang

Artist Don Yang is a prominent art instructor. He teaches oil painting, figure drawing and artistic anatomy at the American Academy of Art. Don's exquisite portrait paintings capture the strength of his sitter. The character of his subject shines through with every stroke of the brush. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Don Yang, Lauren Bass, Richard Christian Nelson

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Don Yang, Lauren Bass, Richard Christian Nelson [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Stuart Fullerton

Artist Stuart Fullerton is best known for his landscapes and figure paintings. His figures and portraits are packed with raw emotion. The psychological quality of these works offer a point of introspection. The viewer is beckoned to search inward as she gazes upon these striking images. In a sense, Stuart's work is a bold examination of the human condition. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: John Philbin Dolan, Charlene M. Brown, Laura den Hertog

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: John Philbin Dolan, Charlene M. Brown, Laura den Hertog [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Ron Griswold

Artist Ron Griswold has explored numerous subjects and themes in his art studio. However, he is arguably best known for his work involving the male figure. Ron's oil paintings offer a tantalizing sense of wonderment. Elements of fantasy are present throughout his body of work. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Ran Wu, Ron Griswold, Stuart Fullerton

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Ran Wu, Ron Griswold, Stuart Fullerton [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Matt Linz

Artist Matt Linz is known for working in a loose, painterly style. His paintings soulfully express the complex emotions of his subjects. Matt notes that the knowledge and understanding gained from a life-painting session is invaluable to his development as an artist. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Michele del Pilar

Artist Michele del Pilar boldly captures the unique nature and personality of her subjects. She takes great joy in rising to meet the challenge of capturing the unique nature and personality of her sitters. Michele is particularly inspired by variations of light and the influence it has on color. This interest is carried over when she explores still life painting. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Vittorio Dangelico, Michele del Pilar, Lisa Kovvuri

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Vittorio Dangelico, Michele del Pilar, Lisa Kovvuri [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Michelle Valborg Kondos

Artist Michelle Valborg Kondos is an award-winning landscape and portrait painter. She is currently focused on plein air landscapes of the Anza-Borrego desert. It should be stressed that Michelle's visually striking portrait paintings have stood the test of time. Her portraiture offers a charming glimpse of the subjects personality. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Dilleen Marsh, Matt Linz, William Schneider

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Dilleen Marsh, Matt Linz, William Schneider [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Michelle Kondos, Charlene Brown, Scott Harding

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Michelle Kondos, Charlene Brown, Scott Harding [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Holly Bedrosian, Tai Meng Lim, Shinhuey Ho

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Holly Bedrosian, Tai Meng Lim, Shinhuey Ho [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Gary Kim

Artist Gary Kim's work runs the gamut starting with an evocative series of paintings that depict the essence of how mysterious art can be. Gary's landscape paintings are bright, joyous and full of passion. His figurative pieces tell a story that takes us into the depths of each individual. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Bryan Trent Fair

Artist Bryan Trent Fair strives to bring forth the mystical and the intangible in the faces of those he paints. Bryan describes painting as a form of meditation -- his detailed style is the perfect path for stilling his mind and tapping into the emotion and timeless qualities of his subjects. He embraces the challenge of his visual journey throughout the painting process. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Fred Whitson

Artist Fred Whitson concentrates on the drama and grace of the human form. Fred is highly skilled at establishing a captivating sense of raw emotion in his work. We hope that you enjoy his intriguing portraiture and figurative subjects. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Bryan Trent Fair, Bart Cornelis, Frank Ordaz

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Bryan Trent, Bart Cornelis, Frank Ordaz [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: C.M. Cooper, Suellen McCrary, Judy Gelfert

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: C.M. Cooper, Suellen McCrary, Judy Gelfert [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Ann Kraft Walker

Artist Ann Kraft Walker is known for creating exquisite still life and portrait paintings. Ann is highly skilled at developing a sense of rustic charm in her still life paintings. Her portrait paintings capture the strength and raw determination of the individual. Ann's work explores the deeper meanings of simple, everyday moments. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Shana Levenson

Artist Shana Levenson is highly skilled at capturing a range of emotions in her visually striking portrait paintings. The power of the individual shines throughout her impressive work. Informed Collector offered the following statement about her paintings: "Engaging figurative works - Levenson is very good at making a strong emotional connection between subject matter and the viewer." [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Echo Baker

Artist Echo Baker firmly believes that a good portrait reflects the physical likeness of the subject. However, she also feels that it is vital to capture the essence of the person. Echo strives to reveal the captivating characteristics of her subject -- all while focusing on the unique beauty of the individual. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Zac Elletson, Dean Buhler, Echo Baker

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Zac Elletson, Dean Buhler, Echo Baker [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Steve Bourgeois, Ardith Starostka, Lisa Kovvuri

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Steve Bourgeois, Ardith Starostka, Lisa Kovvuri [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: J.M. Brodrick, Sue Foell, Timothy C. Tyler

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: J.M. Brodrick, Sue Foell, Timothy C. Tyler [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Nanci France-Vaz

Artist Nanci France-Vaz is a nationally acclaimed contemporary realist painter. Nanci concentrates primarily on portrait and figure painting. She often utilizes her acting and dance background as a source of inspiration. Nanci firmly believes there is a story behind every figure and face. In a sense, she is a visual storyteller. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Shinhuey Ho

Artist Shinhuey Ho is known for creating visually striking portraiture. Additionally, she has created a wide range of figure, still life and landscape paintings. Shinhuey has stated that she learned to paint by studying Old Master paintings and attending workshops instructed by living masters. [...]

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Staff Pick from the FASO Daily Art Show: Shinhuey Ho, Shana Levenson, Kimberly Beck

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Shinhuey Ho, Shana Levenson, Kimberly Beck [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: M. Camille Day, Lisa Mitchell, Christina C. Kuo

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: M. Camille Day, Lisa Mitchell, Christina C. Kuo [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Rita Curtis

Artist Rita Curtis is known for embracing a wide range of subjects as an oil painter. Rita's paintings often appear to bridge the gap between traditional realism and impressionism. Each painting is marked by an exquisite use of essential shapes, colors, and brush strokes. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Denise Racine

Artist Denise Racine approaches her art with a keen sense of observation. Denise has stated that she strives to capture moments frozen in time -- candid moments that reflect aspects of everyday life. It is her wish for each and everyone of us to be able to catch a glimpse of our own lives through the tender 'stolen moments' that inspire her work. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Steven Hileman, Denise Racine, Tim Hagerty

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Steven Hileman, Denise Racine, Tim Hagerty [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Jarek Klimczak

Artist Jarek Klimczak has garnered acclaim for his ability to convey a strong sense of emotion in his portrait paintings. His powerful paintings are striking examples of atmospheric composition, mood and drama. Jarek notes that he is influenced by the art of John Singer Sargent, Anders Zorn and contemporaries such as Jeremy Lipking, David Kasan and Casey Baugh. [...]

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Kyle R. Keith, Gail Rein, Michael Gillespie

For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Kyle R. Keith, Gail Rein, Michael Gillespie [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Allen Lehane

Artist Allen Lehane has gained acknowledgment for his striking portraiture, pastoral works and figure-based oil paintings. Allen strives to establish an open narrative in his paintings -- resulting in powerful imagery that permits viewers to draw upon their imagination. In a sense, Allen allows viewers to fill in the gaps of the visual story. He often explores a subject or theme across multiple pieces. [...]

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FASO Featured Artists: Artist Gail Rein

Artist Gail Rein has established a strong reputation for creating powerful portrait and figure paintings. She effortlessly jumps between precise detail and boldly expressive work. Informed Collector stated the following about Gail Rein's paintings: The creativity flows through her works and the energy of the subject is conveyed in an intriguing, exciting manner. [...]

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