Watch, listen and learn, as Sherrie McGraw and Jacqueline Kamin talk about master drawings compared with contemporary academic atelier drawings.
Michelangelo, Anthony Van Dyke, Peter Paul Rubens, Charles Bargue
Watch Stacy Kamin as she discusses how the coronavirus quarantine and lock down has given her plenty of time to paint. She gives you a quick review of how to paint from sketches of a church in Spain. Stacy explains how she will paint from sketches. ... Read More
Watch Jackie and Sherrie discuss one of the wonderful films in The Artists Guild Library. Tackling a still life isn't as difficult as you think. The main featured image inspired this painting demonstration.
Learn about how the still life was set up, and why Sherrie set it up... Read More
Watch Sherrie and Jackie discuss what it is like to paint in their studio. Learn to paint from masters artists as if you are inside their studio can be a wonderful way to learn.
What If You Had Been a Fly on the Wall in Rembrandt’s Studio?
The "A Day... Read More
Learning to draw is essential in painting. In this blog article and video, you will learn about the Drawing eCourse overview and benefits by Sherrie McGraw. You will see why it is so relatable to artists. Especially those with an interest in learning to draw and improve their... Read More
When Abstract Realism and Expressionism dawned in the late 1960s and early 1970s, some of its leaders—Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline and Willem DeKooning—came on the scene showcasing the abstract beauty of paint itself without the dilution of a recognizable image. Pollock highlighted creativity in the controlled accident. Kline in... Read More
Today's discussion is about drawing materials and tools recommended by Sherrie McGraw and Jacqueline Kamin. Get some tips and ideas on how you can improve your drawing skills with the right drawing materials and tools.
Jackie: Hi Sherrie.
Sherrie: Hi Jackie.
Jackie: Good to see you again today. So we're going to... Read More
At Bright Light Fine Art, as we continue to monitor the evolving situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19), all of our lives will undoubtedly be affected. Our first thought is the safety and well-being of our community, families, other communities, and businesses.
We know many are navigating unprecedented... Read More
David Leffel has a illustrious career, and has always made time to teach. Early on, he developed a love of sharing his understanding about painting and drawing with others. At some point, he realized that workshops and class situations limited his access to students. Offering painting and drawing... Read More
Many of the greatest artists in American history have walked through the doors of the Salmagundi Club in New York City. Some 55 years ago, a young David Leffel, entered those prestigious doors. And over his lifetime has joined the ranks of those American greats.
I'm Tim Newton, Chairman of... Read More