• Albany Fine Arts Flyer

The Roaring Wildlife Art Collection

Artist John Catalfamo 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 with

2020-10-04T18:44:10-04:00October 4th, 2020|

Prepare your Canvas for a Finished Project

  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

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

Getting Started with Acrylic Brushes

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,

2020-07-23T19:07:05-04:00April 3rd, 2020|

Building the Artist in your social world!

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

2020-01-21T17:23:08-05:00January 10th, 2020|