Botanical paintings of Ellen Thayer Fisher
American artist Ellen Thayer Fisher (1847 – 1911), was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into the family of a doctor. Later her family moved to Brooklyn, New York. She married Edward Thornton Fisher in 1869, and started signing her prints with the Fisher name. Ellen (Nelly) Fisher was a self-taught artist, although her younger brother, Abbott Thayer taught her the techniques and technologies of drawing. Abbott studied at the Brooklyn Art School and then at the Academy of Design. Ellen Fisher became known for her watercolor botanical paintings, floral and foliage still lifes. Ellen Fisher exhibited her beautiful artworks at the Brooklyn Art Association.
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Botanical paintings of Ellen Thayer Fisher
Maverick Arts 2014 Glamour Cat calendar
2014 Glamour Cat calendar is another creative photoart work by Paul Cocken. British publisher Maverick Arts employed creative photographer Paul Cocken to shoot the cats for 2014 calendars. After shooting them in a studio, the photo artist applied some photo manipulations to make cats models look glamorous. Paul Cocken has worked with meerkats and guinea pigs last year. Witty and funny stories by Paul Cocken had left no one indifferent.
“Golden Autumn has come.
Nature is trembling, pale,
As a victim, magnificently dressed … ”
Russian artist Igor Grishin
They say, talented people are talented in everything. And this is true when we get to know Igor Grishin. Born in 1956, in the Siberian city of Omsk, Igor Grishin is a talented artist working in mixed technique. Besides, he is a professional photographer, sculptor and wood carver. Currently the artist is living and working in Mogilev, Belarus. Grishin describes his autobiography with a few words: “educated, married, worked, working on, painting, drawing, sculpturing, photographing“. A participant of several art exhibitions, Igor Grishin is a laureate and winner of the USSR All-Union Festival, awarded diplomas and medals of the USSR. Besides, he is a member of the Union of artists of Belarus. Beautiful art works by Igor Grishin – paintings, drawings, woodcarvings are in private collections in Europe, America, China and the countries of the former Soviet Union.
Chelyabinsk meteorite coin
Commissioned by the Cook Islands Coin Invest Trust Company released a truly unique and beautiful meteorite coin. Noteworthy, with pieces of Chelyabinsk meteorite! The coin literally depicts exploded 15 February 2013 in the vicinity of Chelyabinsk at an altitude of 15-25 km meteorite. The denomination of $ 5 minted of proof quality, metal silver 925th sample, weight 20 grams, and diameter – 38.61 mm. According to the company, Copies of issued coins – 2500 pieces. Besides, the obverse of the coin “Chelyabinsk meteorite” habitual image – a portrait of the British Queen Elizabeth II. Also, with the inscription around the portrait – «ELIZABETH II», «COOK ISLANDS», and «5 DOLLARS».
American artist Aja Apa-Soura
Born on 21st December 1981, in Scotia, New York, Aja Apa-Soura has her individual unique style in painting. She studied painting at Montserrat College of Art, after which started her own business in Sagittarius gallery. Many of her works can be seen on her website and bought from the online store. Aja Apa-Soura works in her studio in New York, painting in oils using a palette knife. She depicts the streets and alleys, portraits of grumpy cats, colorful flowers and trees, glowing sky and spiral lights, reminiscent of Van Gogh. In the background, many cat portraits, landscapes are easily recognized by characteristic motifs of famous paintings by famous artists, such as “Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh and “The Scream” by Edvard Munch.
Painting Autumn Russian artists
Fall has arrived. My favorite season, inspiring poets, musicians, and artists. “Just as a painter needs light in order to put the finishing touches to his picture, so I need an inner light, which I feel I never have enough of in the autumn.” ― Leo Tolstoy. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of colorful autumn, spectacular fall foliage painted by Russian contemporary artists, and a selection of inspirational autumn quotes.
Russian finift icons
Finift, or Enamel – an ancient decorative craft in Russia, one of the most interesting and colorful kind of miniature painting, which has always belonged to the elite arts. Exclusive nature of painting, enamel and enamel miniatures is due, on the one hand, to the high art of painting on enamel by artist, and on the other hand to an extremely difficult and time-consuming process of manufacture.