Cheryl Findlay Video.


From http://www.colourinyourlife.com.au/tv-show via Graeme Stevenson, CEO at Colour in your life, a new contact on LinkedIn: Cheryl has been interested in craft from a young age. Her mother, her mother’s aunt, and her mother’s best friend were all Milliners. Her aunt and grandmother were always making things with their hands. Whether it was cooking, knitting, […]

Look What They Done to Our ART!


I reblogged an article the other week, about the CIA investing in modern expressionism, because they were ‘afraid’!? This stumped me for a while, it did not compute, but I think I finally figured it out. These boys do not do anything for nothing! Artists are supposed to be discerning people, with an awesome power […]

Antonio Mancini Italian Artist.


Painting by Antonio Mancini: Mancini was born in Rome and showed precocious ability as an artist. At the age of twelve, he was admitted to the Institute of Fine Arts in Naples, where he studied under Domenico Morelli (1823–1901), a painter of historical scenes who favored dramatic chiaroscuro and vigorous brushwork, and Filippo Palizzi (1818–1899), a […]

American Art.


Painting by Richard Schmid: Richard Schmid was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1934. His earliest artistic influence came from his maternal grandfather, Julian Oates, an architectural sculptor. Richard’s initial studies in landscape painting, figure drawing, and anatomy began at the age of twelve and continued into classical techniques under William H. Mosby at the American Academy […]

Russian Art.


Painting by Ilya Repin: Ilya Repin was a talented Russian painter of the Peredvizhniki School, who was held up by the Soviet government as an artist to be imitated by the new school of Socialist Realists. At the age of 22, Repin began his art career at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, the same time […]