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PAINT WHAT YOU KNOW: The Angelus by Jean-François Millet

Aspiring writers are often advised: write what you know. The same could be said for painters. Paint what you know. This brings to mind the French artist, Jean-François Millet. Millet was a genre painter depicting the everyday lives of peasants in rural France. The fact is, Millet was raised in a farming community doing much […]

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Introducing Art & Artists | Eduardo Paolozzi

[Music: jazz drumming] Narrator: Here are the words of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company. This infamous quote is what Eduardo Paolozzi was referencing in his series of collages: ‘Bunk!’ Bunk’s 47 collages were produced by Paolozzi between 1947 and 1952. It’s considered by many to be a prototype for Pop Art. […]

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Drawing TWENTY ONE PILOTS Songs

Hey kids We’re gonna draw twenty one pilots today also, just let it happen, ok? shBOOM shBOOM shBOOM shBOOM do I look like Josh Dun yet? his hair is 1000% floofier than mine I will never get to that level of floof *stressed out (song) playing* *clears throat* ooh let’s draw look there are the […]

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Drawing Russian Figures with Iliya Mirochnik

After months or even years of training, countless assignments and anatomical notes we are finally ready to tackle the complexity and beauty of the human figure from life. Join me to draw short poses of the figure and then finally a long pose. Just like at the Repin Academy we are going to work large, […]

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The Secret Lives of Public Servants – Episode 1: The Radical Artist

The truth of the matter is, (music) My name is Marc Adornato. I moonlight as a contemporary social-political artist in Ottawa. So basically I work for the public service. Unfortunately I can’t reveal a whole lot of information about what I do because there’s a conflict of interest policy that says that I can’t really […]

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Artists Draw Final Fantasy Bosses (That They’ve Never Seen)

– [Nathan] Welcome to Drawfee, where we take dumb ideas– – [Tristan] And make even dumber drawings! – [Nathan] I’m Nathan. – [Tristan] I’m Tristan. – [Jacob] I’m Jacob. – [Julia] I’m Julia. – [Nathan] And if Tristan’s here, that must mean we’re delving into another lore-filled world on this episode. – Oh boy, you […]

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How Pastors Can Support Artists in Their Church

– [Thomas Terry] I think the first thing that a pastor can do to support an artist is help to instill the right things concerning their identity. I think the artists in their church, the creatives in their church have a really difficult time concerning identity. Their identity is deeply woven into what they create, […]

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Authentic Artists – Artist Spotlight with HATi – Hattie Murdoch

Jacqueline Norton: Good. Good afternoon. Hello, this is Jacq from Authentic Artists. And in our next artist spotlight, I am delighted to welcome the lovely Hattie to the call. Hello, Hattie. Hattie Murdoch: Hello, thanks for having me. Jacqueline Norton: You’re very welcome. It’s a delight. And so thanks for agreeing to be in the […]

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For these Native American artists, business opportunities arrive by bus

AMNA NAWAZ: On the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, about half of all Native household depends on home-based enterprises for income. Many are some form of traditional arts. But many artists living on the reservation lack ways to meet buyers. Jeffrey Brown reports on a mobile effort that’s tackling these challenges with a retrofitted […]