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Prince of Darkness


Arnie Fenner

Above: A mixed media portrait of Bram Stoker by C.F. Payne. I love the connection to his character Dracula with the pointed ears and elongated, clawed fingers. Chris has produced a number of paintings and drawings of authors and artists over the years that he often offers for sale though his Etsy store (where Cathy and I happily purchased this one for our collection). Tales of vampires in one form or another exist in virtually…

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Jumping into something new… in Italy!


Howard Lyon

October 11, 2019 - I’ve had the cool opportunity to spend a month in Italy (still here! 🙂 leading a tour around the country to see some art related sites and then meeting a second group in Florence to spend some time going to museums but also painting some of the sites while here.  I am not a plein air painter, but I would like to be! If there is one thing I know about art, it is that you can slay your dragons fastest by attacking them head on. So, I find myself here in Italy with my trusty Strada Micro paint box, a backpack full of paint supplies and some comfortable shoes for exploring the city and countryside for places to paint. I don’t share these paintings as examples of great plein air work, but to include…

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