Here is a quick top ten list of some of my favorite women artists, whom I think every female should know about. When someone told me that the names below weren't mentioned in the artist section of The Daring Book for Girls, I was startled and dismayed. The focus was on male artists in a book for girls! I'm not sure why, though, when there are so many wonderful and exciting female artists to choose from and admire. I had trouble choosing just ten! Young Mother Sewing, Mary ... Read More about Ten Women Artists Every Young Girl Should know About!
For a limited time I am offering a pre-order special price on work in progress paintings! These canvases are modern abstract original interpretation of African tribal sculptures on canvas! African masks are considered amongst the finest creations in the art world and are highly sought after by art collectors. Masking ceremonies in Africa have great cultural and traditional significance. Latest developments and understanding of Aesthetic principles, religious and ceremonial values, have brought ... Read More about Direct from the studio: Modern African Art Paintings Work in Progress
Scarsdale Art by Schulman Art by Miriam Schulman Special Collector's Edition of Scarsdale Note Cards This week I have been focusing on putting together products that can be sold locally in gift shops and boutiques. Before they are available to the public in these stores, you can start purchasing notes cards and prints right now online! in my first special collector's edition I am focusing on my hometown of Scarsdale, New York. These beautiful watercolor street scenes appeal to ... Read More about Special Collector’s Edition Scarsdale Note Cards For Sale
Custom Bridal bouquet paintings by Miriam Schulman Currently, I am working on building up my portfolio with samples of watercolor paintings of bridal bouquets. To get started, I posted a request on my facebook page for fans and friends to send in their wedding flower pictures for free art. For each photo I made three paintings in three different sizes. This is important because the larger the painting, the more detail there is so I wanted to give customer an idea of what they can expect. ... Read More about Here comes the bride! Five great ideas to celebrate weddings
After reading a wonderful article by Colette Copeland in Somerset Studio's May/June issue, I decided I would try teaching a version of her simple bird drawing and painting techniques to my students. First I cut up watercolor paper for them in easy to mange 4x6" pieces. Then I gathered all my bird photo reference materials. Before they came I drew a few of my own birds. I chose a warbler, an owl and a snowy plover. When they came I again drew some birds from scratch and allowed them to copy ... Read More about Watercolor Workshop: Painting Birds