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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist [...]

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August 2016 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, Brian Blood has completed the judging of the August 2016 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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Leave Room for Imagination

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. ~Edgar Degas [...]

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Dark Night of The Soul

Itís different for every artist and hereís my personal reflective for dark night of my soul. [...]

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David Kassan

Elsa Ross Hidden Child of the Holocaust by David Kassan was awarded Best of Show in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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"Passages" As An Artist

The risk is that I might fail or no one will like it. But the "risky" is also that I will discover a whole new me in my painting! [...]

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Barbara Anne Ramsey

Wind Blowin' by Barbara Anne Ramsey was selected as FAV 15% in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Selfish? You Bet.

Painting is making a connection with someone or something. Painting is more than picture making for me. [...]

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James McGrew

Canyon Chiaroscuro at Powell Point by James McGrew was selected as FAV 15% in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How To Avoid The Renaissance Man Trap

Thereís no doubt that reading widely and acquiring diverse knowledge can broaden your perspectives, enrich your life and quite possibly improve your art. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist [...]

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How Do You Know When It's Finished?

When you have pushed the painting and your materials further than you thought you could... [...]

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Does Storytelling Work?

We found our strong beginnings, and our thoughtful endings. [...]

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Abbie Ansburg

French Horns Crying by Abbie Ansburg was selected as FAV 15% in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Act Like A Professional, Part 2

Your art will change as you see things differently or want to explore a new idea, but your voice will still be evident, like a fingerprint in your work. [...]

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Kathryn Engberg

Sonia by Kathryn Engberg was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Frustration Is A Good Thing

Tackle your problems head on and don't give up. You will get better, it just takes time. [...]

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Mark McDermott

Climbing Matanuska Glacier by Mark McDermott was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Doubt Isnít A Sin, You Know

Your life is unique. Your journey as an artist is your own. [...]

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Anne Hightower-Patterson

Wading Out by Anne Hightower-Patterson was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How Your Heart Can Improve Your Art

Your heart can help your art. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist [...]

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What's In A Name?

Those little things can go a long way toward dispelling the fears and doubts that are a big part of this business called art. [...]

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Color & Values In Painting

Observing and painting correct values is key to a good foundation in your painting. [...]

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Matthew J Cutter

Opening to Thingvellir Lake by Matthew J Cutter was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Bling

As human beings, we are attracted to light. [...]

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Fongwei Liu

Listenting by Fongwei Liu was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Mastery Before Marketing

The two major components needed to be a successful professional artist are mastery and marketing. [...]

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Phil Couture

Heian Dance by Phil Couture was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Make It Matter - Take the Reins

Tempt the fear and failure and be pleasantly surprised. [...]

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Carolyn Lord

Altamont Aqueduct by Carolyn Lord was selected as a Finalist in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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To Improve Your Art, Ignore The Subplots

ďYou are the filter.Ē Your uniqueness and individuality is what separates your portrayal of the scene from that of another painter. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist [...]

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How Many People Strike It Rich Selling Paintings out of Their Car?

Donít believe everything weíre told. [...]

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Bring Out Yer Dead*

Look for your power sentence. The one that, if you were speaking aloud, would make you stand up straighter, would make your voice more sure. [...]

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Kim Collins

Roots Before Branches by Kim Collins was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Image and Imagination

It is quite amazing that artists continue to develop new images, variations of old images, and new combinations of images that may still be a long way from being exhausted. [...]

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Kathy Hildebrandt

Planes, Trains & Automobiles by Kathy Hildebrandt was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Importance Of Editing In Art

A painter shows me what he painted, but an artist shows me why she painted. [...]

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Tom Shropshire

Hoan Bridge by Tom Shropshire was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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