Technique Tuesday: Gilding

What is it? Gilding is known as the application of extremely thin sheets of gold in a layer on a surface of wood, metal, glass, or various other objects for decorative purposes. Artists have also been known to use silver, palladium, and other metals for gilding surfaces as well. This technique is achieved by first…

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Jeremy Mann’s “Epiphany”

In April of 2020, amid the global pandemic shutdown, Jeremy Mann sent the following newsletter with an image of this new, now available, painting. Morning Shut-in buddies, Here’s hoping you’re finding the best way to handle your situation, because no matter who or what you are, we’re each and all affected by this. Even million…

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The Ever Ascending Journey

Originally posted on Redtree Times:
“Climb Ever Higher”- Now at the Principle Gallery ********************* Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging,…

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September 20th: The Night of Artist Galore

14th Annual International Guild of Realism Exhibition 2019 American Art Collector Editor’s Choice 2019 Artist’s Choice Award 2019 Best Wildlife Award 2019 Best Figurative Award 2019 Director’s Choice Award 2019 Bill and Susan Rowett Editor’s Choice Award 2019 Pioneer in Realism Award 2019 Best Floral Award 2019 Best of Landscape

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Realism, Wine, and a Brushstrokes!

We are happy to announce that we will be holding the 14th Annual Juried Exhibition for the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) on September 20th 2019 from 6:30pm- 9:30pm! It is open to anyone who wishes to look at art! The International Guild of Realism is an international group of artists that took off in…

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Introducing, Sterling Clinton Hundley!

Sterling Clinton Hundley, (b. 1976) is an American painter and draftsman based in Richmond, VA. He’s a professor in the School of Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Hundley’s work draws into light imperceptible phenomena through the excavation of compressed sequential imagery to reveal the influence of the unseen. From murals, exhibitions, installations, book covers…

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Red Tree

GC Myers began showing at Principle Gallery in 1997 and he has remained a gallery staple. His style is unmistakable because of the iconic movement within his paintings; the rendering of clouds, hillsides, pathways, skies, water, and his celebrated red tree. GC Myers’ Solo Exhibition opens THIS FRIDAY! This exhibition is a very special milestone…

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Introducing, Kim VanDerHoek!

“It is my hope that when you view my painting from across the room, the large shapes make a strong visual statement that allow you to easily see what the subject is, then, upon closer inspection, you find yourself lost in the paint texture. I am always striving to elevate the scene I am painting…

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One-on-one with Geoffrey Johnson

When you come face to face with a painting by Geoffrey Johnson, you’ll quickly realize you are examining something otherworldly. Whether it’s one of his cityscapes or his interiors, they both share this ethereal, undeniable quality; a rare state of tranquility. In cities such as New York and Paris, (two locations frequently portrayed by Johnson)…

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The Evolution of the White House Art Collection

The White House not only houses this nations leader, it’s also home to one of this country’s greatest art collections. The White House’s collection contains about 65,000 objects, which includes utensils, glassware, and around five-hundred paintings. Once a new president moves into office the White House curator’s office chooses new works for display in the…

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