Here are my best selling art that men buy for themselves and women buy for their husbands as presents for birthdays, father's day, and anniversaries. Although I am sure that men buy all kinds of art from other artists, these are the art that I have found they love to buy from me! Landscapes, Landscapes, Landscapes. This week I sold three paintings for father's day---all landscapes. A husband's favorite diner became the subject for a street scene commission. Another wife who came up dry ... Read More about Art that Men Love to Collect
by Miriam Schulman Today I thought I'd share some of my secrets of watercolor painting and give you a tour of my watercolor palette. I use a John Pike plastic palette that I bought 20 years ago and I am still using the same one with many of the same colors placed in the original arrangement. I have my warm earth tones on the left my reds and pinks across the tops and my cool colors to the right. The palette has a lid which is great because I can reuse my colors after they dry by spritzing ... Read More about A tour of my Watercolor Palette
African Art, Modern Abstract Contemporary Artworks Kitchen God, 24x24" ORIGINAL painting on gallery wrapped canvas Using African tribal masks on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in their Oceania Arts wing, I created these super modern and abstract canvas paintings. Each one is a spirit that has magically been conjured up with thick paint and brought to life on gallery wrapped canvas. Since each one is original and there are no prints, the spirit will be unique to your home ... Read More about African Art Spirits to watch over your home
I never seem to be able to keep up with all the great art shows and events going on in New York City. If you are planning a visit soon, here are some absolutely not miss art shows going on right now. Anyone interesting in an art date? 1) Picasso and Marie-Thérèse; L’amour fou from April 14 - July 15, 2011 The very successful art gallery, Gagosian Gallery, is also well known for putting together blockbuster exhibitions free to the public. The New York gallery is located in the trendy ... Read More about Five not to miss art shows in NYC this summer
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!