Charcoal Inspiration

Featured Artist: Milixa Morón

Milixa is a fine artist and realist painter, devoted to the resurgence and preservation of representational painting in art. She has a wide range of sources of inspiration, including symbolism, mythology of different cults, religions or cultures, universal symbols, universal beliefs, psychological behavior, and stories or people from history that left an important reflection or […]

Museum Mix: Perusing London’s National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery in London offers its visitors the history of England through the likenesses of its people. Celebrating its 160th anniversary this year, the National Portrait Gallery presents an impressive compendium of portraits unrivaled by the capital city’s other world-renowned art institutions.

Van Gogh and the Vibrancy of Drawing

Among the team at Nitram Charcoal, the mere mention of painter Vincent van Gogh is sufficient to recall images of brilliant yellow sunflowers, radiating red night cafés or the vibrating cobalt of the night sky. Equally captivating – though less appreciated – are the bevy of Van Gogh’s drawings. Van Gogh was a prolific draftsman, […]

Contemporary Charcoals:
Jimmie Arroyo

Artist Jimmie Arroyo is arguably a contemporary artist with an Old Master’s soul. Channeling some of his most substantial artistic inspiration from the masters of the Renaissance and Baroque eras, Arroyo updates their determined draftsmanship with his modern sense of design, resulting in a body of work that is both complex and compelling. Arroyo graciously […]

Man of the Moors

Join professional UK artist Robert Dutton as he demonstrates in this short film how Nitram Charcoal is an integral part of his creative expression with his richly layered atmospheric paintings of the wild South Pennines of England. Exciting outdoor and indoor studio mixed media paintings explored in all seasons! Robert offers a wide range of […]

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