• Vivid Paintings by Artist Jessica Spence Highlight the Beauty of Black Hair

    27 days ago - By Colossal

    “Braids and Barrettes” (2018 ), acrylic on canvas. All images © Jessica Spence
    Through stunning renderings of Black children and women, Jamaican-American artist Jessica Spence explores the beauty of finished braids, twists held in place with plastic barrettes, and perfectly laid edges. Her acrylic paintings generally depict a single subject, who often is turned away from the viewer, centering the hair and how it's presented rather than the person's face. Spence focuses on the intricacies of each lock, comparing the styling process to that of painting. “I nurtured each brushstroke like I...
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  • Still Life Floral Painting, Alstroemeria, Flower Painting, Fine Art “Baby's Breath” by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse, Painter of the American West

    Still Life Floral Painting, Alstroemeria, Flower Painting, Fine Art “Baby's Breath” by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse, Painter of the American West

    27 days ago - By Daily Painters Of Colorado

    I only paint about one still life each year. It's not that I don't like painting them, but it seems that my landscapes flow more easily. When I do paint a still life, I love to choose something wonderfully complex and interesting. I loved painting a vase of white flowers to challenge myself to create subtle masses that made sense to the eye. Alstroemeria and baby's breath loaded into a clear glass vase gave communicated a fresh, sophisticated purity.
    24"x24" Acrylic on Canvas Board/Available
    $1440
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