Potato, Potato(e). Aesthetic, Esthetic. Today, we deep dive into the philosophical study of beauty, esthetics...or is it aesthetics? How is beauty defined and who defines it? Let's find out in this "Art Term Tuesday" from the #fwmoa blog!
Another "ism"?? Yes! This "ism", Pointillism, attempted to provide more rigor to the practice of painting by fusing it with the science of optics. Though a short-lived movement, its effects continue to be felt in the works of today.
This is a masterpiece! Today, we delve into how, by whom, and when a masterpiece work can be ascribed to an artist.
What's your first impression? We stepped outside the studio and took a brush from Impressionist artists, who focused on painting the changing light and colors around them in everyday scenes. Find out how we made Impressionism our own!
We're relieved this week, because we finally get to talk about relief sculpture! Want to experience it in person? Come visit us to see Indiana artist Dale Enochs' sculptural exhibit, "Static Energy", now on view.
Perhaps the most easily recognized genre in art, the still life is often ranked lowest among the principle subject types of Western art. Here, we explore the longevity of the genre and how artists have made it their own.
It's official! The 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards starts today! Get inspired by multiple Award recipient Jocelyn Cooley as she discusses her Award winning portfolio, "Melanocytes", in this artist interview.
Don't let the wording trip you up! In this "Art Term Tuesday", we walk you through the definitions of drawing and illustration and their distinct meanings when discussing art.
Let's get dizzy! This week in the Studio we experiment with Optical art and explore the effects of illusion using color theory and mixing.
In this "Saturday Studio", we take our inspiration from an en plein air diptych by Jennifer Bartlett and create two works: a realistic landscape and an abstracted version of that landscape.