James Francis Gill’s Photo-Realistic Portraits

Born in Tahoka in 1934, James Francis Gill is an architectural designer by profession, but his pop art and photo-realistic portraits have many fans. His work is recently on display at the Cardozier Gallery in the Charles A. Sorber Visual Arts Studios. Since the 1960s, Gill has bene trying to enhance his work. Much of … More James Francis Gill’s Photo-Realistic Portraits

Luminism (American Art Style)

Luminism is an American painting style of the late 19th-century, characterized by light effects in the landscape. It was characteristics of the works of certain independent American painters who were influenced by the Hudson River school of painting. Luminism emphasizes tranquility and depicts calm, hazy sky and reflective water. The most important artists in the … More Luminism (American Art Style)

Drawing a Sea

The world has so many habitats that it can sometimes be stubborn and unimaginable to jot down onto paper. These places include jungles, deserts, oceans, forests, and much more. The sea is one of the most common landscapes because it covers 90% of the world land. In this tutorial, I will show how to draw … More Drawing a Sea

Characteristics of Watercolor Paint

Watercolors are non-toxic and water-based paints that are thinned with water. They are also non-smelly and their paintbrushes are easily cleaned with water and soap. Additionally, the paint equipment is very lightweight and easy to transport. Because of the ease of use, clean-up and portability, watercolors are great for doing quick studies or sketches. They … More Characteristics of Watercolor Paint

Futurism Art Movement

Futurism is the most important art movement in the 20th century that sought to celebrate urban modernity and advanced technology. Committed to the new, the group members wished to eliminate the older form of culture and show the beauty of modernity– the beauty of the speed, change, violence and machine. Although the movement fostered some … More Futurism Art Movement