The beautiful world underwater is a wild one. “Eat, or be eaten” is a fairly accurate broadstroke description for a fish’s life in the open ocean. But all sealife has an important part to play in this formidable environment, making our untamed oceans vital to our precious planet Earth.
Oh, to be free as a bird and ride on the winds in the sky! Birds are wonderful social creatures that have taught humans many things. People wondered how birds could master the skies for thousands of years.
Realistic-looking art is a common centerpiece in art shows. This genre often features slice of life moments with amazing accurate detail. It’s a true testament to the skill of an artist. But did you know that Realism was once a strange idea?
Photographs are convenient, but there is something about the character of a hand-drawn painting that is unique to the realistic portrayal of a bird. Maybe it’s the personality of the bird in its pose, or maybe it's the style of that particular artist’s personality.
Drawing water is a sign of true artistic talent. It has frustrated many artists, and it’s not for everyone. But with enough patience and practice, mastering the art of getting water to flow out of a hand and onto the paper is an amazing rewarding experience.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the shoes of a Modern Master artist? Lori Goll was gracious enough to share a glimpse of her remarkable art journey with me, from the first days of painting to competing in international art shows.
Stumped on what to get for those tough cases on your list this year? Here are great ideas to help you brainstorm for something that is truly unique to give to your loved ones. From Grandpa who appreciates collectibles to the creative youth in your family, all of these categories are Santa approved and easy to find at Seaside Art Gallery.