Thursday, August 30, 2012

Alexander Cruz Hosts a Free Paint-A-Thon!

Creativity is in the air, especially at Galeria Cruz!  On August 27, 2012, Artist/Instructor Alexander Cruz, conducted a free paint-a -thon evening at which any and all of his current oil painting students were invited to come and paint Bob Ross Technique.  In addition to enjoying the free Bob Ross painting class, the students all had the opportunity to meet and greet Dennis R. Kapp, the CEO of Martin/F.Weber Company.  Weber is the proud maker of Bob Ross Products.  Weber also funded the production of all the Bob Ross TV programs, which they donated to PBS Stations.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Art of Portraiture

Figurative art encompasses many things; mystery, mood, gesture, portraiture and the human body, in part or as a whole. It explores the human form in all its dimensions. Figurative paintings include portraiture as well as both clothed and nude figures in every conceivable style, from minimalism to modern realism. With such a variation in images, what makes one portrait stand out from others?