Works

SPRING Personification Rosalba Carriera

5 monthes ago   |   By It's About Time

Rosalba Carriera Spring
Rosalba Carriera was born in Venice, to a lower-middle-class family. As a child, she began her artistic career by making lace-patterns for her mother. As snuff-taking became popular, the young Carriera began painting miniatures for the lids of snuff-boxes, & was one of the 1st painters to use ivory for this purpose. Gradually, this work evolved into full-scale portrait-painting, for which she used pastels. She pioneered a new genre of portraits done in pastel, a medium appealing to Rococo styles for its soft edges & flattering surfaces. But it was her portraits of...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Works      Pattern      Artist      Painting      Pastel      Painter  


Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Night Garden

Night Garden

Night Garden Night Garden by Jacklyn Karabaich 20x20 Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas My big tip for working with acrylics is, try it, before you buy it! Here's what I mean by... Read more ...

French 75

French 75

Original oil on panel, 12" x 12". "Death, Gin and Lemon Juice" was the theme for our last recipe test night. For the first half, we offed ourselves with the French 75, named... Read more ...

Another Portrait Painting on Ebay

Another Portrait Painting on Ebay

Sold After Ribera2017Oil on Canvas Board10 x 8 inches Read more ...

Beautiful model at the Watercolor Society

Beautiful model at the Watercolor Society

Read more ...

Ever practicing my anatomy

Ever practicing my anatomy

Read more ...

Norma Wilson Original Oil Pear Fruit Still Life Food Art Painting

Norma Wilson Original Oil Pear Fruit Still Life Food Art Painting

SOLD There are changes in the wind! I'm excited to be MOVING MY BLOG to my web site's platform at You can find me there and get an update of my posts by adding it to your RSS... Read more ...

Summer Workshops

Summer Workshops

This summer I am giving two workshops on plein air painting. The first is Plein Air Basics, a one-day workshop hosted by the Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, Michigan, on July... Read more ...

Norma Wilson Original Custom Pet Portraits Dog Cat Painting Art

Norma Wilson Original Custom Pet Portraits Dog Cat Painting Art

Celebrate Your Pets This Season! Custom pet portraits painted in oil from your photos. Contact me by email at normasfineart gmail.com or call 757 729-4136 for information on... Read more ...

Avacado and Strawberries Linda McCoy

Avacado and Strawberries Linda McCoy

Just some fun with empty avocado skins. 6"x6" oil gesso board. Copyright 2018 Linda McCoy Read more ...

Refueling station by Marc-Alexandre Robbe

Refueling station by Marc-Alexandre Robbe

Concept robot art by our friend Marc-Alexandre Robbe. Keywords: concept military mech robots mechanical design concept robotic technical illustration by Marc Alexandre Robbe... Read more ...