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  • Leopard acrylic on canvas

Does this really cost THAT much?

2023-02-02T20:48:46-05:00February 2nd, 2023|

This is a subject that stirs up deep emotion and a large portion of frustration in any artist. It seems to me that if an artist is to create without interruption or outside influence the price of that particular painting or sculpture should be the last consideration. It doesn't matter what kind of art you create this is an issue that every artist faces no matter his status or his skill set.

  • John Wayne

The Artist in me.

2022-04-10T17:43:07-04:00April 10th, 2022|

What if I can't ? I woke up this morning thinking sure this will be an ordinary day, boy could I have been more wrong. It started out with a plan I wanted to come up with some great idea for a new painting. Life got in the way again, so the incredible new painting had to wait. There was just so much that had to be done, first there was

What’s the best online art class?

2022-06-17T16:53:30-04:00September 3rd, 2021|

Learn to paint in Acrylics with the best online art training. Trying to pick an Art Instructor in this economy can be a very daunting process, so that's why we put together what I think is the best of the best. You know it's not enough to offer training online with great videos you also have to provide a great support line. If you’re looking for classes in art such as landscape, wildlife art,

  • Albany Fine Arts Flyer

The Roaring Wildlife Art Collection

2022-03-18T21:16:42-04:00October 4th, 2020|

Artist John J Catallfamo Over the past 40 years I’ve devoted my time to capturing the beauty and creativity of our world through my art. Within that time, I’ve had the privilege of being trained by some of the best in the arts industry from calligraphy and digital design to illustration. This event will be my first solo show offering a large collection of my work. A selection of acrylic paintings in wildlife done

Prepare your Canvas for a Finished Project

2020-07-28T16:25:46-04:00July 27th, 2020|

  Canvas has been used for hundreds of years by artists from all around the world, a surface of choice for acrylic and oil painting. Primed canvas is fabric that has been coated with gesso or sometimes with just a layer of paint base. This surface coating is cured into the fabric which absorbs the paint while protecting the fabric. There is wide range of canvas types for acrylic painting, each will be used for

Getting Started with Acrylic Brushes

2020-11-04T23:23:40-05:00April 3rd, 2020|

Building Your Arsenal of Brushes The Right Way Every artist who uses acrylic paints knows that choosing the best brushes for acrylic painting is essential! Finding a good, sturdy and reliable brush is so important for revealing all of acrylics’ best properties. A correctly chosen brush will help you lay down your paint easily, making any kind of stroke in the technique you use, while creating the most stunning outcome. Paint brushes matter very much,

Building the Artist in your social world!

2021-02-07T15:53:00-05:00January 10th, 2020|

While it is true that certain types of art are more popular than others, it is my personal belief that holding true to your own style will serve you best. To start off, I have been a professional artist for well over 40 years, and my work has been at galleries and art and craft shows all over NY. The one thing that holds true is that people seem to go for what they want


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