What is it? This week’s Technique Tuesday subject is not a new concept for anyone (particularly in today’s “selfie” filled world!). But not only is the self-portrait is an important exercise for an artist to undertake, it is also significant to view as well, and provides fascinating insight into an artist’s mind or mood. These artists, who spend … More Technique Tuesdays: the Art of the Self-Portrait
What is it? This week we’re taking a look at a method that some artists use to help enhance their work by creating color harmony and balance–the use of a limited palette. This is pretty much just what it sounds like. Thanks to the advances made over many centuries, artists today can go into an … More Technique Tuesdays: Limited Palette
Welcome back to Technique Tuesday! Today’s post is going to take a look at a painting technique commonly referred to as “blocking in.” What is it? Several of our Technique Tuesday posts will discuss techniques relating to what is called “underpainting.” Underpainting refers to the initial layer of paint an artist applies to a canvas, usually … More Technique Tuesdays: Blocking In
Women Painting Women : Collector’s Preview SNEAK PEEK of all 86 paintings juried into 2014 WPW out of 743 international submissions, and also a few words from Guest Juror Allison Malfronte + Principle Gallery about the Women Painting Women movement – ENJOY!
We are getting very excited about our December show, Small Works 2013. The more pieces we receive at the gallery, the more we are convinced this is going to be a really fantastic show! In addition to small works from many of our regularly featured artists from the Alexandria gallery, we’re incredibly pleased to be … More Small Works 2013