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by Lorena Shiffer
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:21 am
Forum: Art critique
Topic: Magnolia
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Re: Magnolia

Your painting is lovely. The colours and the textures are very warm and rich. Copying masters is a great way to develop understandings of light and shadow and building skills. I would really love to see an "O'Keeffe" !
by Lorena Shiffer
Wed May 06, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Literature
Topic: Self-Help For Artists
Replies: 1
Views: 1059

Re: Self-Help For Artists

Get the book by Betty Edwards: The Artists Way. It will change your life, It changed mine.
Best of Luck
Lorena
by Lorena Shiffer
Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: What is a good gift idea for Mother's Day?
Replies: 1
Views: 1124

Re: What is a good gift idea for Mother's Day?

One o my Gourds !
by Lorena Shiffer
Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Art critique
Topic: Critiques?
Replies: 7
Views: 2524

Re: Critigues?

Critiques :D
by Lorena Shiffer
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:46 am
Forum: Foundmyself.com general discussion
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Re: Hello

Your artwork is very personal. It is like a visual representation, of you and your life and its been a hard journey. People that have walked a similar journey might well feel represented in your work. Art sales of something so personal is most likely a limited buying public. May I suggest doing a lo...
by Lorena Shiffer
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Website Design/Reviews
Topic: Ideas Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 3297

Re: Ideas Needed

There is an art exercise called stocking the pond, which simply means (in your case) looking and viewing other websites. How do they function? Are they easy to maneuver through. look at websites, which ones grab your interest and why ? Fear is the crippler of artists, just research and start, the fi...
by Lorena Shiffer
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Art critique
Topic: Posting up for critique of one's work
Replies: 3
Views: 755

Re: Posting up for critique of one's work

There is an art of creating images to sell food, fashion, cars, etc. However art can be found in a simple bell pepper, using light, shadow, texture, mood. Look at Edward Weston's photograph of a black and white Bell Pepper. Annie Leibovitz shot very provocative model poses and her images are revered...
by Lorena Shiffer
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: Foundmyself.com general discussion
Topic: Do you guys consider this "art"
Replies: 13
Views: 3136

Re: Do you guys consider this "art"

In truth is not art defined by the person that creates it? Whether it is judged as art or trash is only in the eyes of the viewer. Personally there is ton's of art out there that I do not "appreciate" and I would not want to even inflict on my canary, to line his cage. However I have learn...
by Lorena Shiffer
Mon Mar 16, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Art critique
Topic: Review for my first art post?
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Review for my first art post?

Uma your work is exquisite. You capture a culture and time so eloquently. I love the lovely ladies, and your realistic hand and pot is very well done.
Best wishes, Lorena
by Lorena Shiffer
Sat Mar 14, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Art critique
Topic: Review for my first art post?
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Review for my first art post?


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