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Artist You Need To Know: Anita Zotkina

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By December 6, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

With her use of a dreamy, romantic palette and exploration of whimsical subject matter, Anita Zotkina’s paintings seem to come straight out of a surrealist fairytale. Inspired by writer Hans Christian Andersen, Zotkina’s work depicts faraway lands filled with love, intrigue, beauty, and fantasy. Yet, while the scenes on her canvases hardly seem grounded in reality, Zotkina’s paintings are expressions…

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The Best Art Materials Out There (according to artists)

The Latest By September 21, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

It can be hard to know what art materials to use and even harder to discover what materials work best for you. To gain insight into the best art materials out there, we asked a few of our artists what their go-to’s were for paint brushes, paints, canvas, sketchbooks and packaging materials, and why. When it comes down to it,…

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Basics: Abstract Art

Uncategorized By January 28, 2016 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

The Basic Rundown Abstract art, in its truest form, is rebellious. It doesn’t get caught up in the “What is it?” of it all, but rather forges a new path into the unknown. Unrecognizable brushstrokes, colors, shapes, and form work together in mysterious ways, steering our imagination into over-drive. Abstraction, generally accounts for a lack of representation of object or…

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