Painting of the Month: The Garden, Longpré-les-Corps-Saints by John Russell

This month’s featured painting is The Garden, Longpré-les-Corps-Saints by John Russell. It’s a simple and pleasant landscape by one of my favorite unsung Australian artists. (Click here to download the full-resolution photo of the painting.) Brief details about the painting: Your Thoughts? Use this as an opportunity to test your ability to analyze master paintings. … Read more

Artist of the Month: Bob Kuhn

This month’s featured artist is Bob Kuhn. He’s my go-to recommendation for anyone looking for acrylic painting inspiration. Master acrylic painters are few and far between. It seems like most people who start with acrylics eventually migrate to oils for their increased versatility. That’s what I did many years ago. But Kuhn demonstrates you can … Read more

Reflected Light, Not Doing Too Much, and Right Color, Right Spot

A few months ago, I took this beautiful photo of Chontele and Elora. We were at my parents’ house. I was inside having a chat with my mum and dad and Chontele was playing with Elora in the garden. I watched this photo come together through the window. Everything is just right. The light, colors, … Read more