One to Watch November 22, 2022Posted by Bethany Fincher With its ability to trigger nostalgia and emotion, color can expose the unstable, impressionable nature of human perception. Madison Bloch harnesses this capability of color in her incisive exploration of the relationship between perception, time, space, and memory. As cerebral as […]

Dive into the world of colored pencils with artist Jennifer Morrison. Jennifer is known for her stunning hyper-realistic colored pencil work, and through a series of 4 tutorials she’ll share her top tips and techniques, demo how to create a colorful Dahlia flower, and how to add a dramatic black […]

One of my students asked me about museum sketching, and I thought my answer would make a nice blog post: This is me sketching from Velazquez’ Las Meninas in the Prado museum in Madrid, Spain a few years ago. There was a near-constant crowd of people in front of this […]

As we prepare to celebrate 15 years of daily publishing stories and insights about street artists from around the world here on BSA, you’ll know that there are some whose work has merited hours of writing and photography much more than others – perhaps because we first knew her work […]

It’s that time of the year again! Our 12th “Hot List” of books – a best-of collection that is highly personal and unscientific and sure to provide you with ideas. Our interests and network continued to spread far afield this year, and we chose a cross-section of books that are […]

Welcome to Artful Weekend -our listing of area art exhibits and events- This weekend: December 2022 Exhibit, Homestead Elegy by Cindi Lewis, and Petite December at the League;Top of the Pops by David Amoroso at Artists & Makers Studios; SELF HELP by Eve De Haan at 11:Eleven gallery; and On What I Can […]

I am beginning a series sharing interviews with some of my students. Please enjoy this first interview with Online Atelier member M. Joy Lemon: Artwork by M. Joy Lemon completed during her studies at Sadie Valeri Atelier “Shell In Drapery”, charcoal and white chalk on toned paper How did you […]