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Lucien Delarue – Artwork and of the French Impressionist Painter

Lucien Delarue was a French painter known for his still-life paintings and watercolors of Paris’s romantic cityscapes. Delarue studied at the Grande Chaumiere studios under maitre Yves Brayer. Born on the November 10th, 1925, Lucien participated in exhibitions early on and received medals for his creations. Delarue received first prize as well as the Vermeil-Medaille …

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Lauren Mills – Artwork and Bio Of The American Illustrator, Painter, And Sculptor

Lauren A. Mills is a nationally-acclaimed American painter and sculptor but is is best known as a more-than-two-decades long children’s book illustrator and author. Lauren is an academically trained artist who received the first Master of Arts degree in Illustration from the California State system.  Art schools she has attended from 1976 to 2010  include …

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Omar Rayyan – Artwork and Bio Of The Jordanian-Born Illustrator

Omar Rayyan is a Jordanian-born artist who is primarily known for his children’s book illustrations of fantasy, fairy tales, and folklore. Initially, Rayyan was taught by Suenteus Po, a Tibetan/Persian collage artist. Eventually, Omar graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990 with a BFA in illustration. Since then, Rayyan has produced illustrations …

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Jean-Claude Picot – Artwork, Bio And Analysis Of The French Postwar And Contemporary Painter

Jean-Claude Picot was a French painter known for using strong colors to portray everyday objects and scenes with his own “joie de vivre” (enjoyment of life) sensibility. Picot studied the artworks of fellow French artists and Fauvist painters Maurice de Vlaminck, André Derain, and Henri Matisse. All of their creations prioritized the use of distinct …

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Charles Dana Gibson – Artwork and Bio of the American Illustrator

Charles Dana Gibson was an American illustrator who was best known for Gibson Girl –  an iconic image that best represented the stunningly independent Euro-American woman at the start of the 20th century.  Born on the 14th of September, 1867 in Roxbury, Massachusetts,  Gibson attended New York’s Art Students League from 1884 to 1885. Charles …

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Carl Spitzweg – Artwork, Bio And Analysis Of The German Romanticist Painter

Carl Spitzweg was a German painter who best exemplified the Biedermeier era’s style of classic simplicity. Spitzweg is known for portraying intimate scenes from daily life in a humorous, tender, but firm manner using his adept control of shadow, light, and composition. Spitzweg is a self-taught painter who studied pharmacy at the University of Vienna …

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