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Making It / Ute Schätzmüller / Germany

I love how Ute shows the process she goes through on her work.  She says she may, or may not, be finished with this piece.  To me, it is much stronger with just the one figure. http://frommyrealm.wordpress.com/2012/12/18/dawn-of-creation-und-mein-neues-atelier

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Artist of the Day / Elisabeth Cummings / Australia

I’ve been looking at some Australian painters that I’ve found at http://paintlater.wordpress.com.   Cummings is the first one I’m posting.

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Best Postal Worker Artist? / Kermit Oliver / Waco, Texas

I came across this article, and just had to post it!  From ‘Inside Wealth’ Source: Hermes Hermes scarf with “Pony Express,” by Kermit Oliver. We tend to think of Hermes scarves as being designed by European masters – the giants of Old World painting … Continue reading

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More of Ute ‘Making It’

In the first photo shown on her blog http://atelierscheune2012.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/bodenbild           you will see her sketch laid out on this immense canvas.

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Making It / Ute Schaetzmueller / Germany

Here are some more photos of Ute ‘Making It’.  The canvas she is working on covers the whole floor!  Go to her blog, and translate it to English.  http://atelierscheune2012.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/bodenbild-part-i-first-things-first

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Artist of the Day / Raoul de Keyser / Deinze, Belgium

“De Keyser was born in 1930 in Deinze, Belgium, where he still lives and works, and attended the Academy of Fine Arts from 1963 to 1964.”  To read more ‘artspeak’ about him, go to the link at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Albert Oehlen / Germany

  Albert Oehlen describes his paintings as ‘post-non-representational’.             “He offers the canvas as a rudimentary plan, a crude impression of possibility.” “Albert Oehlen combines aspects of figurative sexuality, mechanical distance and painterly abstraction.” “Albert … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Jean-Marc Richel / Spring Green, Wisconsin

I met Jean-Paul and saw his paintings at a gallery opening last night (http://www.gallery218.com/) where we are each showing some of our work. You should watch his short video to appreciate his images even more.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVT8P0vbAAA I’m a French Visual … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Katina Huston / Bay Area, California

Finding work like Katina’s is what keeps me going at this. “It began with a few drawings. I’d find a shadow and set the mylar underneath and draw what I saw. What I saw was a whole new world, utterly … Continue reading

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Making It / Suzanna Schlemm / Sao Paulo, Brazil

Suzanna Schlemm, https://destructivetesting.wordpress.com/2012/05/09/artist-of-the-day-suzanna-schlemm  has sent me photos of her painting (“Yeamanjá” The godess of the seas…). I love these ‘Making It’ photos, and would ask again that more artists send their work-in-progress photos. “When I paint, I get lost in this … Continue reading

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