July 2015 Blog Posts (9)

tropical surrealism

tropical surrealism


Added by R L Oliver on July 23, 2015 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Tropical Surrealism

Since Magical Realism is so big in Colombia, I have decided to do a series of abstracts entitled Tropical Surrealism.  See recent postings on the Blog Section of rloliverartist.com.

Added by R L Oliver on July 23, 2015 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Lates Paintings


Added by Richard Lee Gordon on July 18, 2015 at 7:18pm — 2 Comments

Why Change a Painting

updated post on changing paintings Hope it interests you, your comments are very welcome

Added by Alan Brain on July 16, 2015 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Uncomfortable Art

What is it about grotesque or "dark" art that makes people uncomfortable? As an artist, I use art to express what's in my soul, I use images to portray what words cannot. There is not only light but dark inside each if us; why then (from personal experience) do people tend to shy away from works that make you feel the darkness? I could sketch or publish works that are constantly cutesy or fuzzy feeling- but I'm not a robot, and have plenty of hurt and scars that also drive me creatively. I use… READ MORE

Added by Wren Renko on July 11, 2015 at 5:29pm — 6 Comments


I'm so overwhelmed with all the positive feedback I can barely keep up!! Thank you all so much for all of the comments and compliments, you know how to feed an artists ego ^_~ If I haven't gotten back to anyone I'll try ASAP, I'm a part time artist and a full time Mum of 2 beautiful wild things who keep me pretty busy. Just wanted to make a public announcement that I appreciate the love so much. Can't wait to get to know everyone and to check out all this fantastic… READ MORE

Added by Wren Renko on July 7, 2015 at 5:50am — 2 Comments

Wild flowers at West Pentire, Cornwall, UK

Wanted to share these beautiful wildflowers with you ...


Added by Lyn Pilgrim on July 5, 2015 at 4:01pm — 1 Comment

Cake day

Today is my birthday and to celebrate I will be drawing cupcakes!

Added by Joan Hunter iovino on July 3, 2015 at 1:40pm — No Comments


Check me out on deviantart! http://alicedotexegaming.deviantart.com/

Added by Alice on July 1, 2015 at 8:38pm — No Comments

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