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Textured Photography for Sale by Jai Johnson

With the launch of Art and Canvas, you will have the opportunity to purchase Textured Photography by Jai Johnson.

Jai Johnson is a photographic artist that creates art that goes beyond the typical photography. Johnson paints on the original photographs to add hand painted textures and backgrounds, making textured photography. She also will sometimes use a variety of computer software to edit the art even further.

Jai Johnson’s passion for creating started when she was only five years old. She made a painting of pumpkins, and it ended up getting featured on a popular television show called “Romper Room”. She was ecstatic that the hostess said her name.

Johnson now lives in Tennessee, and spends most of her time outdoors in nature. She enjoys taking it all in, and capturing life’s most serene and peaceful moments. She says that this can range from the landscape and flowers to the birds and wildlife. Her favorite subjects often have fur and feathers, but rural country scenes and simple moments also capture her eye. When Johnson is not in nature, she is most likely in her studio working on her pieces. She enjoys adding paint to her photographs because she wants the image to move beyond the realm of one specific medium. She believes that this makes her work have its own unique style to it.

         

If you need a textured photography print by Jai Johnson today, please contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Land and Seascape Paintings for Sale by Anthony Casay

Anthony Casay is a brilliant painter of land and seascapes, but that is not all that he has been. Throughout his life, Casay was an actor, director, producer, and musician, all on top of being an artist.

Anthony Casay moved to Mexico City, with his family, at the age of 8. After living there for one year, Casay began starring in Les Miserables as a child actor. On the side, he would paint and even won several painting competitions, in the local exhibits. When he was 13 years old, Casay won first prize in a national competition with his Mural of the Execution of Mexican Leaders by French Soldiers. At the age of 17, Casay began to host, direct, and produce TV programs for children. He would use his designs and drawings as tools for learning and entertaining in these shows. It wasn’t long before he started playing drums for rock and roll bands, and even became a backup musician for Bill Haley and The Comets. Casay eventually started his own music group that toured around Central and South America.

Although busy, Anthony Casay still found the time to graduate with a degree in Diplomatic and Political Science. Casay was appointed as Mexican Consul to the city of Los Angeles, California, upon graduating. During this time, he continued painting and began to paint more and more. Casay was also inventive with his painting, and he developed his own glazing solution. This allowed the oil to flow across the canvas with the same ease that watercolors would. People began to praise his seascapes, and his work began to rapidly sell across the United States. Casay started shifting away from the political world, and into being a professional artist.

                 

Abstract Paintings by Aleta Pippin for Sale

Aleta Pippin is an abstract painter who is owns Pippin Contemporary. She opened it up to be a “sensory experience of color and mood.”

It wasn’t until her high school years that Aleta Pippin realized her dream of being an artist. She decided to move to Santa Fe, New Mexico and take a painting class with Roberta Harris. The class inspired her to begin painting portraits and landscapes. She continued this for several years after. Pippin used this time to experiment with a variety of mediums like acrylics, oils, pastels, and watercolors. She found that she preferred using acrylics and oils for her work. As her technique continued to improve, Pippin started to find her voice in abstract painting. She was realizing that her true passion was for painting, and wanted it to become her full-time career.

When Pippin was young, she moved to Indio, California. As she lived there, she began to appreciate the bright and clear light, blue skies, and the beautiful mountains that surrounded her. It all stuck in her subconscious until it would show itself once again, in her future art. Her memories and emotions from this time and place became the muse for her abstract paintings.  They began to express themselves in her paintings, as color and energetic movement.

 

With the launch of Art and Canvas, we will have abstract paintings by Aleta Pippin for sale. If you are interested in purchasing an Aleta Pippin print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Landscape Photography by Philippe Sainte-Laudy For Sale

Philippe Sainte-Laudy is an artistic photographer. He who hopes his  landscape “photography can bring people closer to nature and encourage them to preserve it for future generations.”

Philippe is a French photographer who currently lives near Strasbourg, France. In the past, he was a sales engineer, graphic designer, web designer, and even a DJ! He is now a professional photographer, but he also uses software like Adobe Photoshop and Aperture to manipulate his images. He wants his artwork to be unique and original, and create images that are considered art.

Philippe now focuses on landscape photography and capturing spectacular images of nature. Philippe believes that you need to have an understanding of the relationships between light, weather, tides, plants, and animals. You need this in order to get the special photo at the exact right time. He is always trying to capture those short, but magnificent moments in nature; he ones that truly stop you in your tracks and catch your eye. Philippe loves being able to capture those breathtaking times. His passion is photography and he has a deep respect for nature, our planet, and those that inhabit it.

If you are in dire need of a Philippe Sainte-Laudy print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected]m.

Clear, Landscape Photography For Sale, By Mike Jones Photo

Growing up in Cranford, New Jersey, Mike Jones never anticipated becoming a professional landscape photographer when he grew up.

At the age of 10, Jones’s father taught him how to use his old Pentax SLR camera, which is where the journey began. By the time he graduated from high school, Jones had begun using a 4×5 Grafix camera. He would use this camera, and a tripod, to take photos of the Rocky Shores in Maine during his summer vacations. He eventually got a job at a small weekly newspaper as the staff photographer. While working, he realized how much he truly loved photography and decided to major in it at college. After college, he moved on to a much bigger newspaper in Bricktown, NJ.

Mike worked for The Coast Star Newspaper for 6 years. In 2001, he decided it was time to leave. He wanted to travel around the country, and get the desire to travel out of his system. He spent three months, camping around the United States and visiting 18 National Parks. He realized that he could never go back. Jones sold his house and bought himself a large motor home to travel the country, and spend his days taking photographs of landscapes and nature.  While Jones has a large variety of photographs from his newspaper days, landscape photography has always been his true love. To this day, his home is wherever the camera takes him!

If you need to order a landscape photography print by Mike Jones Photo today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Sophisticated Still Life Photography and Digital Art by Cora Niele

Cora Niele is photographer and digital artist who grew up surrounded by cameras and photos every day. She spent a lot of her childhood in her father’s own photo studio. She was able to learn the technical side to photography, as well as the esthetical side. After graduating high school, Niele went on to complete a master in floral design and academic study in cultural sciences.

When Cora originally started her own company, she began with botanical and garden photography. Overtime, she eventually began using her photographs to make digital fine art prints. She is inspired by nature and organic shapes so most of her work is either still life photos or digital fusions of her self-shot photographs and digital art. Niele’s goal is to help the audience distance themselves from their daily routine for just a moment.

Niele’s work is beautiful, light, and breathtaking. With the introduction of artandcanvas.com, you will have the chance to print floral prints, photography prints, digital art prints, and more to have stunningly displayed in your home!

     

     

If you have any questions, or are looking for a Cora Niele print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Multicultural and Psychedelic Artwork for Sale, by Chris Dyer

You may have seen Chris Dyer’s psychedelic prints on clothing, skateboards, or street art. With the help of our upcoming Print on Demand website, artandcanvas.com, you will also be able to pick colorful prints, multicultural prints, spiritual prints, and so much more to printed for your own home!

Chris Dyer grew up in Lima, Peru. He was very much a part of the 80s skateboarding crowd and 90s street gangs that participated in destructive activities. Once he turned 17, he moved up to Canada. Growing up skateboarding, Dyer started his fine arts career by focusing on broken skateboards. He enjoyed being able to bring the destroyed wood back to life. This ultimately led him into working for California and worldwide skate companies, designing board art.

Using his many travels around the world, Dyer began to create vivid art that would bring together multiple cultures. He wants to bring spiritual unity among all the diversity. He describes his art as “an expression of [his] soul essence…which is colorful, real, multicultural, and positive.” Chris Dyer uses mostly acrylic and spray paint to create these wild pieces and likes trying different styles and themes. Dyer’s goal is to become “a bridge between spiritual movement and conscious art scenes, like street and skate art.”

             

To order a Chris Dyer print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Fantasy and Vintage Car Art Prints by Michael Fishel, For Sale

Bright. Colorful. Magical. Fantasy. These are some words that can easily describe the artwork of Michael Fishel. Michael Fishel is an illustrator that loves to paint with no restraints so that he can let his imagination flow onto the page.

Growing up, Fishel won a drawing contest with a drawing of a clown holding balloons. His drawing became the cover of a national Scholastics magazine, and that was where his love of drawing and painting began. His father used to sit him down and teach him how to draw ducks, birds, frogs, etc. This helped him to become aware of how nature inspires and applies to art. As a teenager, he loved wild cartoonish drawings of race cars, like in Hot Rod. But he also found an interest in the Great Fantasy Masters of Old. He decided that he wanted to start drawing cars, but with fantastical creatures driving them.

His work today is very much a mixture of both. You can find detailed paintings of fantasy art, vintage car art paintings, and a lot more colorful illustrations. His work has been posters, book covers, children’s book illustrations, greeting cards, and puzzles, and will soon be able to hang in your own home! With Art & Canvas, you will have the ability to print his art on demand, and hang it anywhere you would like!

       

 

If you are in dire need of a Michael Fishel print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected]. You can also check out some of our full size Michael Fishel posters at www.posterservice.com

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High Contrast, Black and White Photography for sale by Moises Levy

High contrast, black and white photography. Does that sound like art you are attracted to? Then Moises Levy is an artist that you should most definitely pay attention to, before artandcanvas.com is up and running! Moises Levy is a photographer and architect that grew up in Mexico City, and lives there to this day. At 13 years old, Levy took a trip to New York City. While there, he was drawn to the buildings and their evening shadows. This trip was what fueled his interest in both architecture and photography.

He loves the relationship between natural light and the architecture that surrounds us. Photography gave him the ability to bring light, shapes, textures, and machines together all in one. Levy found that photography was the perfect medium for him because it allowed him to express his curiosity for beauty and art in a rational way. Having access to almost 300 images from Moises Levy, we are excited to give you the chance to find the pieces that speak to you, and get them printed whenever you want!

         

If you are interested in having a Moises Levy print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Colorful Art for Sale by Dean Russo

You may, or may not, have heard of Dean Russo. But whether you are a fan, or soon to be fan, our upcoming print-on-demand website will give you access to print over 300 images from this motivated artist! Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Russo found that he was extremely inspired by the urban landscape; deserted buildings and walls re-imaged by lively murals and graffiti. He decided to take that style, and create pop art prints about animals, and what is truly happening behind just their face. Using all sorts of mediums, Russo paints different animals with bold, black outlines, and then bright colors and patterns. Doing this, he is able to portray the pureness and joy that comes with these beautiful creatures.

Russo also has other prints that are not related to only animals. Using his same eye-catching style, he creates prints about a lot of different topics. With the launch of Art & Canvas, you will have the opportunity to search through a ton of Dean Russo’s vivid and colorful art prints, to find the perfect one(s) for you!

     

If you are interested in purchasing a Dean Russo print today, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-666-7654 or e-mail us at [email protected].

You can also view some of our full size Dean Russo posters at www.posterservice.com

       

Dean Russo – Elephant                           Turtle by Dean Russo                                          Einstein by Dean Russo

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