I Erase A Lot ... Art & Creative Musings by Barb Toland Art

My Stuff: Alla Prima Poppies!

Barb Toland

My Stuff: Alla Prima Poppies!

All month now we've been talking about well-known & loved artist, Bob Ross. Last week I specifically talked about a painting technique called "alla prima" which Bob used for all of his painting adventures. This week I will share with you an alla prima piece I recently created...

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Art Bites: Alla Prima Rocks!

Barb Toland

Art Bites: Alla Prima Rocks!

You know I'm always preachin' about taking small steps when it comes to learning about art & creativity. Well this week is no exception. We're going to talk about a technique that we touched on in last week's post, when discussing well-known &  loved artist, Bob Ross...

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Featured Artist: Bob Ross

Barb Toland

Featured Artist: Bob Ross

Last week we talked about a cool quote by artist Bob Ross. If you missed it, you can find it here. Today we're going to dive a little deeper into Bob's life & work. He loved painting happy little clouds & trees, and taught all of us to loosen our grip a bit on that proverbial brush, and just enjoy the creative process itself a bit more...

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Inspiration Corner: Happy little accidents:)

Barb Toland

Inspiration Corner: Happy little accidents:)

Today we're going to talk about a quote by painter Bob Ross who many people know & love from his PBS series, The Joy of Painting. It originally aired from 1983 to 1994, but is still being watched & enjoyed by many!

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My stuff: "Ode to Monet" encaustic piece

Barb Toland

My stuff: "Ode to Monet" encaustic piece

Some of you are aware that in addition to this pair of water lily paintings - I've also been diligently working on a 20" x 24" encaustic piece as an ode to Claude Monet's over 250 water lily paintings, AND it is headed to The Art Cellar gallery here in Greenville very soon...

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