When drawing or painting pumpkins, the first and most important thing to consider is that every pumpkin is different and that none of them are perfect. The stems are almost twisted and contorted and almost every pumpkin has blemishes, scars, and warts, and the ridges do...

Jacki Kellum is Announcing Her First Ever The Earth Laugh in Flowers Contest "The earth laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Everyone Who Can Take Decent Photos Is Invited to Participate This Contest Is For ANYONE - Not Just for Pros! No Fees! I want to emphasize that this is a...

Yesterday, I returned to the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, and my plan was to spend most of my time reexamining Van Gogh's paintings there, but for some reason, I walked into the gallery from a different direction, and I found myself drawn...