An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel - click to enlarge
An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel - click to enlarge


An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel

In this book, ARC Living Artist™ Stuart Dunkel shares his insights into the painting process. In his experience as an oil painter he has found that painting has three dimensions: the technical, creative and spiritual.

The first chapter looks at some of the technical aspects to create a painting. The second chapter is daring, the spirituality of painting, breaking down their components and exploring their meanings. The third chapter explores the creative process.

"Creating art can be both fun and daunting. An artistís quest is to understand the basics and creatively apply the finer points to create a beautiful image. I hope you will find some of your answers here."

Topics covered in this book include:

How to Begin
Painting without drawing
Shadow formulas
Composition
Handling Backgrounds and creating Atmosphere
How Artists See
Movement and Gesture
Natureís Patterns
Artistic Principles
Our Spiritual-Artistic Connections
Using our Creativity
Working through artists blocks
Creating Motivation
Creating Confidence
Deciding your subjects to paint
Creating Magic




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