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Donut Touch Wet Paint

I’m pretty deep into a home renovation, and one of my favorite parts of the process is painting! I recently stumbled across a paint company called Backdrop. Their fresh branding and unique paint can shape are what initially stood out to me. They’re currently doing a collaboration with Dunkin’…it’s basically a merging of two of… Read More

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“Art is All in the Details”

From contemporary artist Christian Marclay, that quote can definitely be applied to 19th-century British painter and suffragist, Anna Alma-Tadema. I just discovered her thanks to a “Painting-A-Day” post in my Newsfeed on Facebook. Her body of work is relatively small, but her incredible realism and attention to detail are huge. Anna Alma-Tadema was the daughter… Read More

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Whaling Walls

When Robert Wyland was 14 years old, he and his Mom traveled to Laguna Beach, California from their home in Michigan. A few years later, Wyland moved to Laguna Beach and was commissioned to paint a mural on the side of a hotel which he titled Gray Whale and Calf. The mural was inspired by… Read More

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Space Invasion in Stamford Downtown

Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. This year’s theme is “Space Invasion,” and all summer, UFOs and rockets will line the sidewalks and parks of the city. Steve and Cindy’s concept was selected from over 100 entries, and they are happy to present:… Read More

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Meet the Artists Painting the Obama’s Post-Presidential Portraits

Traditionally, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery commissions portraits of the president and first lady after they’ve left office. Now it is the Obamas’ turn, and they’ve recently announced the artists they’ve chosen. Their selections break boundaries; they represent the first black artists to paint a president and a first lady. These accomplished and talented artists are Kehinde Wiley, who… Read More