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Giacomo Burattini

Giacomo Burattini

Giacomo Burattini: “I am an artist from Italy and I draw mostly portraits and urban landscapes. I use graphite pencils. My hyperrealist work begins by drawing from a photo but my work amplifies what is not normally seen, uncovering a hidden feeling or aspect making it almost diverse to the original photo.”

Concord Prize

Concord Prize

If you like listening to music while you create your art work, then perhaps you will be inspired by this art cometition – the Concord Prize. Select a piece of music from their music list and start creating… There is a great prize to win!

Chiamonwu Joy

Chiamonwu Joy

Chiamonwu Joy from Lagos in Nigeria: “I love drawing or painting Humans. And I love to dress them up traditionally, to look like the African historical figures I want to portray in them. Because that has always been my focus and where my fascination lives.” see her work and read here art story…

3 Color Portrait Drawing

3 Color Portrait Drawing

Ken Goshen, a popular artist from New York in the USA, specialises in realism. This workshop demonstrates the process of drawing a masterpiece portrait using the classical 3-color (“Tricolor”) dry media palette: charcoal, white chalk, and red chalk. Learn more about the online art course here…

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2021

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2021

The Ruth Borchard Collection established a national Self-Portrait Prize. This competition is open to all artists. The winner will be awarded the £10,000. Artists of all backgrounds and from any location are invited to enter. All variations of work – figurative or abstract, alone or in a group, from life or from memory – will be accepted.

Wonderful White

Wonderful White

Jean Elliot writes about the meaning of colour in her new series. This time around it’s about the colour white. White carries the meaning of freedom, innocence and purity, cleanliness and coolness. Get some useful mixing hacks using the colour white, come and check it out…

Alex Kasyan

Alex Kasyan

Alex Kasyan “Oil is my main speciality, however I recently introduced pastel to my practice and am planning on exploring further this material.”