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C.W. Mundy reviews “Tips for a Contemporary Painter”, by Daryl Urig

What a pleasure to receive confirmation from such a masterful and accomplished painter as C. W. Mundy. You can read his candid remarks below.

“Hey man, I read your book! It’s like an encyclopedia in understanding the nature of painting with very useful tips! Very easy to read with valuable insight! Congratulations on a fine effort! CW”

Thank you CW, this means a lot to me, Daryl Urig.

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Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Plien Air to Abstraction – Live Interview with Stuart Shils

Streamed Live on February 3, 2015, with the Creative Underground.  As a painter Stuart Shils has explored many avenues. While painting outdoors it changed his path as a painter. Seeing the abstract qualities and gestures of his paint seemed so much more powerful than an inventory list of details. Visit here for other plein air [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Getting ready for a plein air event

The Creative Underground brings helpful advice to the painter. This week we interview a plein air painter coming back from a plein air event. We discuss very practicle ways to get ready for a plein air event. What to remember, what to review and what you may experience. I hope this helps further your carrier [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

New Cubism? Woman in Relief

Cubism has always intrigued me, beginning in my youth. I loved Picasso and later to find out Braque where the major contributors to the moment. How could you not like Pablo Picasso he was so prolific as a painter. He seemed to have a very interesting life, and he was making it as a painter. [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

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

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, [...]

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 [...]