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Tips for a Contemporary Painter, Hardback Book, by Daryl Urig

Tips for a Contemporary Painter, Hardback Book

Tips for a Contemporary Painter, Hardback Book

My new hardback book “Tips for a Contemporary Painter” has just been published. The book outlines how we can develop a “Painters Code” to help rid our profession of myths and half-truths and promote good artistic thinking.

It is the painters’ companion book. It delivers to any level of painter good practical advise, foundational insights, a way to get your thoughts in order and finally as a creative catalyst providing a huge amount of inspiration. It will revolution and progress your painting.

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Tips for a Contemporary Painter

 

 

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

I am very excited about my new book coming out early 2015.

  What Urig offers us in his book “Tips for the Contemporary Painter” is his version of artistic truths in painting. He has personally tested them all. He explains that we as artists need to set a good example. Developing a “Painters Code” will help rid our profession of myths and half-truths. Painters have an [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

What is Plein Air Painting? Think Tank live discussion on January 6, 2015

This was exciting! What a great perspective for new and experienced Plein Air Painters. The Creative Underground brings you a live discussion with a panel of plein air painters that describe what plein air or outdoor painting is about. The benefits to your art and personal life. What to expect and how to participate in [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

In search of Cubism

Cubism fascinated me as a young artist. I must have been in the fourth grade marveling over the concept of three-dimensional space represented from all sides on a flat plane. Wow, how intriguing. A thought Pablo Picasso was it. He was a painter. I would look at M. C. Escher mind-bending perspective. I could never [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Painters Moving Forward

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Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Leisure Painter, December 2014 article by Daryl Urig – Figure Work

Leisure Painter, December 2014 article by Daryl Urig - Figure Work

I was very pleased when Leisure Painter Magazine picked up my article on “Figure Work” that discusses a few different approaches in capturing a figure in paint. Included are outdoor painting studies. It is a very open minded magazine that provides a range of concepts for the painter. The magazine was recommended to me by [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

The Creative Underground – Phase 1 Construction

The Creative Underground - Phase 1 Construction

http://darylurig.com/creative-underground.aspx Daryl Urig’s Creative Underground Studio Is a studio dedicated to catalyst creative thinking and exploration in painting Our Moto – Move forward Workshops – Discussions – Demonstrations – Inspiration Our Concept We appreciate Cezanne and his thinking. He fostered modern painting and cubism. Not dictated by the past but as the student exploring the [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Let’s get on the Path to better Plein Air Painting.

Let's get on the Path to better Plein Air Painting.

We need a better voice or avenue for a clear and less encumbered presentation for plein air painters. I am proposing an online representation of Plein Air Painters with the Heart and Spirit of the painter, Cezanne. Whom I believe, is the father of modern art and innovation along with renewing plein air thinking. Plein [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

It is a good challenge to plein air paint low-country trees and water

It is a good challenge to plein air paint low-country trees and water

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Healthy Painting & Introduction to Painting with the Painting Knife Videos

I hope you enjoy these two videos. There are many benefits to painting with a painting knife. My approach is a much more healthy approach for the oil painter. Live long and paint well. Healthy Painting   Introduction to Painting with the Painting Knife Purchase Painting Explained CLICK HERE