The Art of Whimsy

Whimsy: capricious humor or disposition; extravagant, fanciful, or excessively playful.

Featured Artist Amy Bartlett Wright

As an artist who paints natural history, geographic location influences me strongly.

Featured Artist Monica Moody

I have dabbled in one artistic endeavor or another for most of my life but never felt like I had found my medium until I discovered alcohol inks in 2011.

Featured Artist Nancy Jacey

Some of my Prismacolor pieces are as big as 30” x 40,” and take up to 400+ hours to complete.

Featured Artist Gavin McClure

The series I am working on now is called “Distill/Disintegrate”. This series exists along the spectrum of Disintegration.

Featured Artist Nata Ibragimov

My paintings are slightly surreal and dreamlike. I like to convey the mood and emotion with them more than the actual subject matter

Featured Artist Gretchen Deahl

I work primarily in ink, pencil, and watercolor, using Photoshop for technical assistance. Children’s illustrations, including a world of whimsical monsters comprise much of my recent work.

How to Become a Successful Freelance Artist

Successful artist and guest author Noah Bradley shares tips for artists who want to sell their work as freelancers. 

Featured Artist Sophie Kittredge

Born in Paris, France, I grew up in Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. So I have fun mixing all the different cultural and artistic influences I was exposed to as a kid in my books.

Featured Artist Alex Colombo

She is passionately and tirelessly devoted to creating new, dynamic art that not only honors the past but also speaks to the changing times we live in. To this end, she is currently creating several inspirational art collections for products to present at the Surtex show in 2013.

Featured Artist Joyce Wynes

My paintings are highly personalized images that are symbolic to events and interests that have shaped my life.

Featured Artist Jessica Boehman

As I get older, I understand the importance of listening to that child’s dream that still lives within me; it’s wiser than I am and I recognize that.

Featured Artist Marilyn MacGregor

I’m developing an ongoing series of abstract works on paper that take the form of grids, loosely interpreted.

Featured Artist Robert Houston Sneed

My detailed realistic style achieves a unique quality of depth and richness of color, drawing the viewer into his paintings.