'Another One' by Philly Alex Art, created with modeling paste and acrylic paint
by Lee Down
29-03-2017

Alex Johnmeyer I always knew I wanted to be an artist. However, finding my own style? Well, that took a little while longer. If one is to be considered a “professional” artist, most gallery owners and customers like to see a cohesive vision, a unifying note that ties all the work together. I have never …
Failed Reception, a sad story of a love gone wrong, 16 x 12 inch oil on canvas board by Julia Strittmatter
by Lee Down
29-03-2017

We, artists, have many funny stories from our practice and sometimes we create unintentionally humorous paintings that we don’t always share with public. Today I would like to share one of mine (Julia Strittmatter) and maybe make somebody smile. It happened when I was taking still life painting class at art school. I had an …

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12-11-2016

It’s easy enough to find the general reasons people buy art. There are videos all over YouTube that try to spell out the various reasons people invest time, money, wall space and other things in the buying of pictorial art. One brave young soul narrowed it down to two reasons that people buy art: The …
A momma and son scribble portrait by Michael Volpicelli
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20-09-2016

“A picture paints a thousand words” except for artist Michael Volpicelli, in which case, a thousand words paints a picture, and then some. He is a gifted portrait artist, but in his art, the words Volpicelli uses like other artists use colour, are intimately connected with his subject, so they speak just as much about the subject as …