Programs: A Simple Approach to Elegant Paintings

By Rebecca Kemmerer Margaret (Peggy) Carter Baumgaertner shared her approach to portrait painting in an excellent presentation at the Portrait Society of Atlanta’s April meeting, illustrating her presentation with examples from Van Dyck and … Read More

Programs: Striving for Excellence

By Holly Henson On February 19, attendees of the PSA Meeting were treated to a presentation by Nancy Honea and the recent recipients of both Member of Excellence and Member of Merit status. First, … Read More

Portrait Demonstrations: I’d Rather Take The Leap Than Stand Still.

By An Aspen Chantal Lynn Barber feels like she is living a second life when she looks at how her painting style has changed from its tight beginnings. “I paint people because I truly love people,” … Read More

Critiques: The Reasoned Insights of Nancy Honea.

By Margaret Ann Garrett Sometimes we can’t see the forest for the trees. And for an artist, it’s easy to get caught up in the details and completely miss the bigger picture. The Portrait … Read More

Features: Revolution Mill Where History and Portraiture Combine

By Mary Ellen Brantley When Portraiture and History marry, they beget a revolution, or just maybe a Renaissance. In the case of Revolution Mill and portrait artist Suellen McCrary, the offspring includes a rich blend … Read More

Features: Indirect Painting Workshop with Richard Greathouse

By Holly Henson In September, I traveled to Nashville, Tennessee for a three-day workshop with Richard Greathouse. Though a native of Nashville, he currently resides in Florence, Italy, where he is Director of Anatomy and Principal … Read More

Art History: Part III Discovering Masterworks Nearby—The Booth Museum of Western Art, Cartersville, GA

Finding Masterworks Nearby On view through January 20, 2019 in the temporary exhibition gallery at the Booth Museum of Western Art: East/West Visions: Scott Christensen and Quang Ho. This exhibit highlights the works of two well-known contemporary masters. Shortly … Read More

Portrait Demonstrations: Kerry Dunn An Alla Prima Portrait Painting Demo

By Amanda Mattison Kerry Dunn’s visit for the September 25 Portrait Society of Atlanta meeting was an enlightening treat. His demonstration was a masterful alla prima painting demo and an engaging lesson in oil … Read More

Features: Paul Newton Creating an Enduring Legacy

By Luana Luconi Winner Internationally recognized portrait artist Paul Newton of Sydney, Australia is a highly sought-after portrait painter. He is charming, insanely talented, and one of the most genuinely nice fellows one will … Read More

Portrait Demonstrations: The Dynamic Rhythm of Seth Haverkamp

By An Aspen Seth Haverkamp demonstrated his alla prima technique using a life model during the May, 2018 meeting of the Portrait Society of Atlanta. A Best in Show winner at the Portrait Society of America’s International … Read More

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