Artist Profile

Joaquín Sorolla, A Pink Bathrobe, 1916

Joaquín Sorolla – Luscious Brushwork and Seductive Color

By Dan Scott / March 27, 2020 / 80 Comments

There are a handful of artists I turn to whenever I need inspiration or motivation. Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923) is one of them. His luscious brushwork and seductive use of color always prompt me to pick up a brush and tackle the next painting. Joaquín Sorolla, Elena Among the Roses, 1907 Key Facts, Events, and Ideas … Read more

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Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878

Mary Cassatt – Artist Spotlight

By Dan Scott / March 11, 2019 / 2 Comments

Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker who became one of the most prominent members of the Impressionist group. She is best known for her artworks which depict the daily lives of women and the relationship between mothers and children. Cassatt was one of the very few women who managed to achieve critical and … Read more

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Edgar Alwin Payne, Sunset, Canyon De Chelly, 1916

Edgar Payne – Master of Landscape Composition and Color

By Dan Scott / March 8, 2019 / 42 Comments

When I think of landscape painting, one of the first artists who comes to mind is Edgar Payne. He was one of America’s most prominent landscape painters who had a remarkable eye for composition and color (he literally wrote what many consider to be the book on landscape composition). Key Facts About Edgar Payne Here … Read more

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