Arranging & Painting Meaningful Still Lifes
- PUBLIC FAVORITE (21). // Time;Dec1952, Vol. 60 Issue 23, p56
The article features Victorian bachelor William Harnett, who is considered as the best of all U.S. still-life painters. Harnett's "After the Hunt" painting is the public favorite at San Francisco's California Palace of the Legion of Honor. A description of how he achieved his mellow and...
- STILL LIFES THAT LOOK TIMELESS. Kemp, John R. // American Artist;Nov2004, Vol. 68 Issue 748, p44
Profiles painter Darrell Brown. Academic and career background; Influence and inspiration in making still life paintings of fruits and vegetables; Materials and techniques used in still life painting.
- ARNE NYBAK: PAINTING STILL LIFES IN WATERCOLOR. SUMMER, FAITH // American Artist;Nov1982, Vol. 46 Issue 484, p68
The article features painter Arne Nybak. His painting style focuses upon composition and color combinations that show his feelings without being sentimental. His painting process starts by sketching the complete design on the paper on the floor. His still-life paintings are cited for their...
- Michael Klein: HOW TO ADJUST TO THE CHALLENGES OF Painting Flowers. Doherty, M. Stephen // American Artist: Workshop - For Oil & Acrylic Painters;Fall2010, p78
The article offers information on a flower-painting workshop handled by Michael Klein at the Grand Central Academy of Art (GCA) in New York City, New York. In the workshop, Klein shows student how to effectively adjust to the changing appearance of flowers in paintings. Moreover, it presents...
- The Magic of Ken Davies. Bloom, Ellye // American Artist;Dec1972, Vol. 36 Issue 365, p46
The article features Ken Davies, a noted still life American painter. It cites that Davies had discovered the works of William Harnett at the Boston Museum of Arts and this discovery led his career direction towards fine arts. It further illustrates his techniques in painting, his inspirational...
- Following Inspiration. Metcalfe, James A. // American Artist;Jan2007, Vol. 71 Issue 772, p34
The article features New York painter Travis Schlaht. He believes that an artist should be able to inspire, which he tries to achieve by painting scenes and objects that he finds both beautiful and compelling. When considering still-life subject matter, the artist selects objects to which he is...
- THE METALLICS. BAIER, GINNY // American Artist: Watercolor;Summer1997, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p42
The article discusses the use of metallic paints by artists as one way to add new dimensions to a painting. Frieda Logan prefers painting silver as this is complemented by warm colors and warm shadows. Dutch artists Martina Stephens has incorporated exotic metal objects in her still-life...
- ACHIEVING TEXTURE in a CLASSICAL STILL LIFE. Sulkowski, James // American Artist;Jul2000, Vol. 64 Issue 696, p64
Focuses on how to render forms in classical still life painting and how techniques for paint application can capture the texture of silver, peaches and copper. Basics for painting still life; How to render the silver; Tips on painting peaches; How to paint copper.
- Two methods of composing a still life. Grace, Joyce // American Artist;Oct1997, Vol. 61 Issue 663, p40
Presents information on the two methods of making a still life painting using watercolor. Table top setups composition format; Composite image type; Demonstration of the process involved in painting the `Black-And-White Games: Time's Up'; Details of the process involved in still life painting.