Paintings i love

Explore a collection of beautiful paintings that I love. Find inspiration and add a touch of art to your life with these incredible masterpieces.

By Dianne Mize in Art Tutorials > Painting Tutorials There’s something we demand of music we hear, of theatre we see, of novels we read, even of people we invite to dinner. . . we demand they not be boring. Boredom, believe it or not, can unravel an artwork as quickly as chaos. How can we avoid it in our painting? There are a number of strategies painters use to keep their work interesting, but one of the most important ones is […]

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Marion Kolsby
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Most of the time I focus on colorful landscapes and seascapes, but this post is a change of theme. I will be taking a closer look at some of the most dramatic paintings I have come across. These paintings demonstrate just how powerful art can be and how much emotion we are able to depict

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Linda Finley
Painting My World: Up Close and Personal with Wildflowers...The Red Poppy Original Pastel, Pastel Drawing, Arte Floral, Pastel Art, Art Abstrait, Pastel Painting, Abstract Flowers, Floral Painting, Painting Inspiration

'In Flander's Fields' 6x6 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold I love a good zoom lens. When I am taking pictures I love to zoom in and get up close and personal with my subject. I love cropping and isolating the subject. I love focusing on just one thing allowing everything else to become less important. I am also drawn to these quiet intimate vignettes when I am painting. I love painting the big view...the vista....that big field of poppies. But then I am drawn in to a more intimate look. I want to…

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mhc fiida
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It's nice to see if a second version has a fresher quality than the first. In this case, I don't think it really happened. There are things I like, and don't like, in both. The clouds are better in the first version, but I think the horizontal shadow in the foreground is too strong. I like the color in foreground of the second as well as the softer, lighter value. I think I'll crop the bottom of the second so there's not quite so much real estate down there.

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R. Soto

It is no secret that I love the impressionist movement. But how exactly do you paint in an impressionist style? Many artists seem to use it as an excuse to paint sloppily. But really, impressionism is just a relaxed form of realism in my opinion. Accuracy is still extremely important in impressionism. In this post,

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Janet Hickman