Prinston Nnanna ‘‘Guya’’ 51×42″ charcoal on hand toned paper The first annual Seattle Artist League Portrait Contest encourages artists to focus on and develop the theme of portraiture in their work. The competition is open to everyone aged sixteen and over, in recognition of the outstanding and innovative work in drawing, painting, printmaking, and mixed media. 1st Prize: $1,000 cash2nd Prize: $500 SAL Gift Certificate3rd Prize: $300.00 SAL Gift CertificateHonorable Mentions: $100 SAL Gift CertificatesOnline submissions open October 1, 2020.All artists everywhere are encouraged to submit.SAL Members enter free!Questions? Contact email@example.com
1st Prize: $1,000 cash
2nd Prize: $500 SAL Gift Certificate
3rd Prize: $300.00 SAL Gift Certificate
Honorable Mentions: $100 SAL Gift Certificates
Online submissions open October 1, 2020.
All artists everywhere are encouraged to submit.
SAL Members enter free!
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Paint by Numbers
[image_with_animation image_url=”14123″ alignment=”” animation=”None” box_shadow=”none” max_width=”100%”] Dan Robbins, the inventor of Paint by Numbers passed away Monday, at the age of 93. After World War II, Robbins was working as a package designer for Palmer Paint Company. Company owner Max Klein was looking for something that would sell to adult hobbyists, and Robbins had an …
The Wine Dark Sea
Yesterday I posted about “The Language of Color” in which John H. McWhorter points out that some languages don’t have the words ours does to describe colors. Ancient Greek was one such language, and did not have words for yellow, green, or blue. In The Iliad, Homer refers to “the wine dark sea.” Upon examination, …
SAL Challenge Day 30: You Need Glasses
[image_with_animation image_url=”7909″ alignment=”center” animation=”None” box_shadow=”none” max_width=”100%”] Suzanne Saroff Set up a backdrop (to minimize visual clutter), and place an object or objects behind water glasses so that they form an interesting composition. Adjust lighting as needed, move things around for maximum effect, and crop for composition. Feel free to submit your work in the form …
Drawing A Day, Day 28