How to paint like Willem de Kooning

After Jackson Pollock, de Kooning was the most prominent and celebrated of the Abstract Expressionist painters. Although he established his reputation with a series of entirely abstract pictures, he felt a strong pull towards traditional subjects and would eventually become most famous for his pictures of women, which he painted in spells throughout his life. Later he turned to...
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Does Drawing Matter in a Loose Painting? by Kim VanDerHoek

When teaching I've been asked if a painter can hide the fact that they can't draw, if they paint really loosely. Immediately an image of a magician doing a card trick pops into my head as I imagine how a painter might employ that same type of visual slight of hand. The student asking the question is usually disappointed with my answer and they then proceed to try to prove me w...
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You are personally invited: To the official opening of the new Meerendal Art Gallery Opening night on Monday 27 March from 6pm.

You are personally invited: To the official opening of the new Meerendal Art Gallery Opening night on Monday 27 March from 6pm. The Meerendal Art Gallery and Art Studios, is a partnership between the Meerendal Wine Estate and the LNS Art Company and is a celebration of the vision to enrich the flavors of the Meerendal Wines with the visual mastery of many of the t...
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Please like and share!

Please Like, Share, Comment, Like Again, Post, And Don’t Forget To Comment Facebook, along with the rest of the Internet, is having a profound impact on marketing and sharing information. LifeART Studio is now part and parcel of the Meerendal Wine Estate. we need you guys to like and share our new Meerendal gallery Facebook site.
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