Artists

Coastal Creativity at Cober Hill by Robert Dutton

Robert Dutton, a Nitram Charcoal ambassador shared this original article on his blog http://bit.ly/2dGEUVU. He had a fabulous week of teaching on the Coast of Yorkshire with 14 students on a successful residential art holiday. Keep reading to see some great shots of Nitram Charcoal in action on location in the United Kingdom!

Contemporary Charcoals:
Mary Jane Ward

The work of Mary Jane Ward embodies an inherent grace, and for good reason: trained in classical ballet, Ward enjoyed a career on the professional stage prior to devoting her energies full time the new creative outlet of visual art. Now based in Ohio, Ward still espouses the energy and fluidity of a dancer in […]

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, […]

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