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Oil Paint

Art Started When I Stopped Caring

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Dori Hartley

The minute I stopped caring was the minute the world poured out of me and onto the canvas. It was and is truly an uncanny experience.

The Process and the Pea: Exploring the Handmade Craft of Oil Painting -- Part Three

Tad Spurgeon | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts
Tad Spurgeon

After about five years of research into older painting materials, I had developed a way of making thixotropic paint reliably. But this sense of accomplishment, perhaps even complacency, proved to be short-lived.

The Process and the Pea: Exploring the Handmade Craft of Oil Painting -- Part One

Tad Spurgeon | Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts
Tad Spurgeon

Being part of a generation that grew up with the chosen intensity of modern art, the idea of images crafted for a relationship longer than fifteen seconds required consideration. It suggested a slower version of time, and, by extension, a more examined kind of life.

The Painting Whisperer vs The Anxiety of Abstraction: Annie Lapin

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Take for a moment the spectrum of Realism and the raucous jazz of Abstraction in painting and slide somewhere in the middle. Over to the left is real...