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Blue Mountain view

The painting is my first attempt at using values to denote distance. The reference photo is one I found doing a web search. I used the refe…

Started by Russ Hager

6 Mar 21
Reply by Karen Ilari

Parade Gardens

It's hard to explain what draws me to a subject to paint. I imagine that is probably true for everyone. For me this one was about the huge…

Started by Brad Powell

2 Mar 21
Reply by Karen Ilari

Landscape "The Gap".

Would like to see how others would handle this panorama.  My reference photo was taken many years ago when the farm was still in the family…

Started by Mike Price

9 Mar 20
Reply by Karen Ilari

The Young Conductors

In this painting I spent a lot of planning time before starting. Trying to place all the elements not only for a pleasing composition, but…

Started by Mark S Ward

7 Mar 19
Reply by Mark S Ward

Cold Bridges

My dream has always been to focus on my artwork after retiring. Well I retired in July 2016 and this is my first piece. I would greatly app…

Started by David Gibson

8 Mar 15
Reply by Marion

Mountain Range...

Hi, this 11" x 14". I think it looks pretty good from across the room, but close-up, think I need to add some finer details? I still to wor…

Started by Marion

15 Mar 8
Reply by Marion

Video Critique

Hi all, Cheryl very kindly let me use her painting to do a little video critique. Thank you Cheryl! I know some of you are hesitant to post…

Started by Karen Ilari

0 Mar 5

Am I nearly done?

Well it has been quite a while, this painting finally called me back. I have been working on it the last couple weeks, and it has changed q…

Started by Marion

8 Mar 5
Reply by Marion


Hello I have been a member for a while but have never posted. I really enjoy Karen's lessons. I did a 6x8 acrylic painting from a photo I t…

Started by Rita Marlow

4 Mar 2
Reply by cheryl sauter

Snow on the San Miguel at Dawn

I FINALLY picked up a paint brush again last weekend. Not sure why the holiday season seems to kick me into a painting drought each year. …

Started by Corri Schmidt

14 Mar 1
Reply by Corri Schmidt


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