50+ Still life drawing ideas for Art students
This article lists still life ideas for teachers or students who are stuck or in need of inspiration. The collection includes tried and true favourites that have been used by Art teachers for generations, as well as more unusual and contemporary still life topics.
Vincent Giarrano, 1960 | Life in the city
Vincent Giarrano, American painter, born in Buffalo, New York, started drawing at an early age, teaching himself by studying other artists. Following his degree in Fine Art from State University, New York, 1982 and his Masters in Fine Art from Syracuse University, 1985, he chose to pursue a career in illustration working, amongst others, for the large publishers DC Comics and Marvel Comics.
‘Still Life with Chip Frier’, John Bratby, 1954 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Still Life with Chip Frier’, John Bratby, 1954 This archetypal social realist picture is a modern still life. In place of the abundant natural produce traditionally found in still lifes, Bratby presents the modern kitchen with all its contraptions and processed foodstuffs. The bright colours and thick, clotted paint give these everyday objects an emphatic physical presence which verges on the three-dimensional. The critic David Sylvester famously dismissed such pictures of…
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Botanical Artist - Poppy Seed Head in Charcoal
Susannah Blaxill botanical art, internationally recognised as a leading artist specialising in watercolour, pencil and charcoal drawings. Susannah Blaxill offers limited edition prints, commissioned work and workshops.