John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent, Fisherman in Valle dAosta, 1907

How to Paint like John Singer Sargent

By Dan Scott / September 11, 2019 / 54 Comments

John Singer Sargent (1856 – 1925) was a remarkable and prolific artist, having created over 900 oil paintings and 2,000 watercolor paintings during his life. You will notice that I use his work to illustrate many of the posts on Draw Paint Academy. In this post, I take a closer look at his work to … Read more

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John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Madame X, 1884

A Closer Look at Portrait of Madame X by John Singer Sargent

By Dan Scott / August 10, 2019 / 42 Comments

Portrait of Madame X, or Madame X, is an elegant portrait by John Singer Sargent featuring a young socialite named Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau.  Sargent ranked this as one of his best works, but it was also one of his most controversial. John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Madame X, 1884 Key Facts Here are some … Read more

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