Learning about Drawing

Learning about Drawing

Drawing, Classes, Naples FL Drawing is a form of visual art. In fine art, it is “the linear realization of visual objects, concepts, emotions, and fantasies, including symbols and even abstract forms” created by an artist who marks on a surface with some instrument....

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Paintbrush Basics: Bristles

Paintbrush Basics: Bristles

Naples, FL Painting Paintbrushes are comprised of three main parts: the handle, ferrule, and bristles. The handle, usually made of wood or acrylic, has the ferrule attached at one end; the ferrule is a metal band that connects the bristles to the handle. The bristles,...

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Brain Power: How Art Stimulates the Brain

Brain Power: How Art Stimulates the Brain

Nonprofit Organizations Naples FL   How does art impact the brain? There is a widely-held misconception that visual art is just created for aesthetics and has no other purpose or impact. But art acts on our brains in a multi-faceted, dynamic way, according to...

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The Fine Art of Painting

The Fine Art of Painting

Painting in Naples, FL Painting is a principal category of visual fine arts. As a fine art, it is the practice of applying one of a variety of artistic media to a solid surface, to create an aesthetic image. In art, the term “painting” describes both the creative act...

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Top Naples Art Galleries and Districts

Top Naples Art Galleries and Districts

FL Art Galleries - When it comes to the city of Naples, Florida, perhaps one of the most popular attractions that both visitors and residents alike will ever come across is the Naples Art District, which is attraction that has quickly developed throughout the past...

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Drawing with Light: The Technical Beauty of Photography

Drawing with Light: The Technical Beauty of Photography

Photography in Naples Florida The word photography comes from the Greek root words phōs, meaning “light” and graphé meaning “drawing;” it translates into English as “drawing with light.” This translation provides a sense of aesthetic pleasure that truly suits the...

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Unique Art Mediums: Getting to Know Glass

Unique Art Mediums: Getting to Know Glass

Glass Art in Naples, Florida There are many different styles of art and many different types of art mediums in the world. One of the most unique art mediums, some might say, is glass. From stained glass to blown glass to glass sculpture, there is great variety when it...

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Considering the Shape of Things: the Fine Art of Sculpture

Considering the Shape of Things: the Fine Art of Sculpture

Considering the Shape of Things: the Fine Art of Sculpture and Florida Sculpture Artists The fine arts encompasses a great variety of artistic styles and methods. From painting and drawing to photography and filmmaking to pottery and sculpture, the fine arts include...

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Appreciating the Ceramic Arts

Appreciating the Ceramic Arts

FLORIDA CERAMICS & HISTORY OF CERAMIC ART The field of fine arts encompasses many different artistic styles, techniques, and media. One of these artistic styles is ceramic arts. Creating ceramic art pieces involves the physical manipulation of a malleable medium...

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Summer Naples Art Events: Artists in the Garden

Summer Naples Art Events: Artists in the Garden

Naples, Florida is home to a plethora of art museums, studios, and galleries. Renowned across the state of Florida and around the world as a center of fine arts, the city of Naples hosts many art events each year. Though things tend to slow down during the summer...

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The Fine Arts Are Putting Naples on the Map

The Fine Arts Are Putting Naples on the Map

Fine Art Galleries in Naples, FL Florida boasts a wide array of natural and cultural attractions across the state. That said, there are some locales that stand out in an exceptional way…and Naples, Florida is one of those places. People come to Florida for recreation...

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Fine Arts in Naples, Florida

Fine Arts in Naples, Florida

Naples Fine Arts Studio - The state of Florida is a popular place for enjoying everything from beautiful, sunshiny beaches to historical attractions to varied cultural connections. Naples, Florida is especially well known for its burgeoning fine arts scene which has...

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Florida: State of the Arts

Florida: State of the Arts

The state of Florida is one of the most popular US locations for people who enjoy sunshine, nature, and culture. It features beautiful outdoor spaces including its famous beaches and renowned gardens, and is home to an extensive assortment of cultural attractions,...

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Things To Do In Naples, FL

Things To Do In Naples, FL

Things to Do in Naples, FL by Erika Mehlhaff Naples is one of the most popular cities in the United States, well-loved by residents and tourists alike. Located on the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Florida, this city is a popular destination for people looking for...

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Artist Spotlight: Mary Day

Artist Spotlight: Mary Day

Artist Spotlight: Mary Day - The Naples Art District showcases member artists in their Artist Spotlight! series. Different artists are featured to provide an in-depth look into their work. The Naples Art District focuses this week on artist Mary Day! Mary Day is a...

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Artist Spotlight: Jan Edwards

Artist Spotlight: Jan Edwards

The Naples Art District is known in Florida and around the world as the home of the largest concentration of working artists in Southwest Florida. The District enjoys highlighting member artists and their work via their Artist Spotlight! series. This week the District...

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Artist Spotlight: Gary Day

Artist Spotlight: Gary Day

The Naples Art District presents an Artist Spotlight! every week, showcasing member artists. The Artist Spotlight! Series highlights the work and artistic methods of the artists, so the public can learn more about them. The Naples Art District (NAD) artist in the...

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Artist Spotlight: Patrice Schelkun

Artist Spotlight: Patrice Schelkun

The Naples Art District showcases member artists every week through their Artist Spotlight! Series, highlighting their work and artistic methods. The Naples Art District (NAD) artist in the spotlight this week is Patrice Schelkun. Patrice Schelkun is a professional...

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Artist Spotlight: Joel Shapses & Leigh Herndon

Artist Spotlight: Joel Shapses & Leigh Herndon

The professional artists of the Naples Art District are known for their creations all over Florida and around the world. The District enjoys highlighting member artists and their work via their Artist Spotlight! series. This week, the Naples Art District presents Joel...

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Artist Spotlight: TEN TO TWO

Artist Spotlight: TEN TO TWO

The Naples Art District (NAD) regularly highlights its members through their weekly Artist Spotlight! series, to provide an in-depth look into their creative work and artistic personas. Every featured artist shares the types of skills and techniques they use to make...

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Artist Spotlight: Laurél Schmid & Richard Diedrich

Artist Spotlight: Laurél Schmid & Richard Diedrich

The Naples Art District (NAD) showcases member artists every week, highlighting their stories through their series, Artist Spotlight! Each week, different artists are featured to provide an in-depth look at their creative processes and the beautiful art they create....

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Artist Spotlight: Dora Knuteson & Jill Gordon

Artist Spotlight: Dora Knuteson & Jill Gordon

The Naples Art District enjoys highlighting member artists and their work via their Artist Spotlight! series. This week, the Naples Art District proudly presents Dora Knuteson and Jill Gordon. Dora Knuteson is a professional painter. Born and raised in Wisconsin, she...

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Artist Spotlight: Carolynn Desch

Artist Spotlight: Carolynn Desch

The Naples Art District showcases member artists every week through their Artist Spotlight! Series, highlighting their work and artistic methods. The Naples Art District (NAD) artist in the spotlight this week is Carolynn Desch. Carolynn Desch is a studio jeweler and...

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Artist Spotlight: Christy Noonan & Jane Huggins

Artist Spotlight: Christy Noonan & Jane Huggins

The Naples Art District presents Christy Noonan and Jane Huggins in the Artist Spotlight! This week, the Artist Spotlight! series showcases member artists every week, to shine a light on them and their creative processes. 

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Artist Spotlight: Maggie DeMarco & Ray Gallo

Artist Spotlight: Maggie DeMarco & Ray Gallo

The Naples Art District showcases member artists every week through their Artist Spotlight! Series, highlighting their work and artistic methods. The Naples Art District (NAD) artists in the spotlight this week are Maggie DeMarco and Ray Gallo. Maggie DeMarco paints...

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Artist Spotlight: Janice Lutton & Barbara Groenteman

Artist Spotlight: Janice Lutton & Barbara Groenteman

The Naples Art District (NAD) showcases different member artists, to provide an in-depth look into their work and who they are as artists. NAD highlights artists through their weekly Artist Spotlight! series. Every featured artist shares about the artistic skills and...

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Artist Spotlight: Anika Savage and Arturo Samaniego

Artist Spotlight: Anika Savage and Arturo Samaniego

Presenting Anika Savage and Arturo Samaniego, in this week’s Artist Spotlight from the Naples Art District! These member artists are being featured to highlight their art and share about who they are as artists.   Anika is a creator of beautiful paintings, mixed...

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Artist Spotlight: Paula Brody & Silvina Marzari

Artist Spotlight: Paula Brody & Silvina Marzari

The Naples Art District (NAD) showcases member artists Paula Brody and Silvina Marzari this week! These two NAD artists are being featured to shine a light on their art and the creative process they use.   Paula creates paintings, mixed media collage pieces, and...

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Artist Spotlight: Bronia Ichel & Sara Wilson

Artist Spotlight: Bronia Ichel & Sara Wilson

Artist Spotlight: Bronia Ichel & Sara Wilson- The Naples Art District (NAD) showcases member artists every week, highlighting their stories through their series, Artist Spotlight! Each week, different artists are featured to provide an in-depth look into their...

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Naples, Florida Art Scene

Naples, Florida Art Scene

Naples, Florida Art Scene - In terms of Southwest Florida, this area has long been considered to be home to over 125 art studios, museums, and galleries, all of which are located within an hour drive of one another, with perhaps the most popular location among both...

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Attractions of Arts and Culture

Attractions of Arts and Culture

Naples, Florida Culture- When it comes to the city of Naples, Florida, there's much more to this location than golf courses, spas, and beaches. In fact, Naples also has a great appreciation for both the arts and its connection to the Florida Everglades. Here are some...

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Naples, Florida’s Upscale Arts Scene

Naples, Florida’s Upscale Arts Scene

Perhaps one of the most popular cities in the state of Florida that encourages all of its visitors to experience the high life is the city of Naples, most notably due to the fact that not only is it named after one of the finest cities in the country of Italy, but...

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