I LOVE LOVE LOVE this website!!!!!! The prices are terrific!!! Especially when you purchase the membership. I will never buy my art supplies anywhere else. The selection is amazing and the customer service is outstanding.

angelika portsmouth, VA

More Testimonials »

Styles & Periods
Color-Field Painting

Color Field painting emerged as part of a new direction in art, Post-Painterly Abstraction, that arose in the 1950s as a reaction to Abstract Expressionism. Instead of the dense, painterly brushstrokes favored by the Abstract Expressionists, Color Field painters developed open, abstract compositions. Broad expanses of color were used to give extreme clarity to paintings, and the texture of the paint was undermined to emphasize hues and shapes. The range of artists working in this manner is broad, and includes Sam Francis, Helen Frankenthaler, Barnett Newman, and Mark Rothko. Rothko’s work centers on the impact of broad shapes and expressive colors. While these paintings are formally simple, their expression is emotionally and psychologically complex. Color-Field painting’s ties to Abstract Expressionism and its influence on Minimalism make it an important bridge between the two styles.


Feeling inspired? Try out these fine products…

Up to 50% Off

Black Gold Brush Sets

by Dynasty

Create amazing watercolor effects

Up to 53% Off

XL Series Marker Pad

by Canson

High quality at a value!

Up to 48% Off

At Least 39 % Off

Artists' Oil Colours

by Winsor & Newton

Our best selling oil paint--artist recommended

From $2.56

From $19.99

Destination Creativity

by North Light

An inspirational book for all mixed media artists.
Deal of the Week
(valid thru May 19)
 

Spa Science Kit

by Scientific Explorer

Make your own fragrant bath products!

  Spa Science Kit

 
List: $26.67
 
Non-Member: $19.47
27% OFF
 
VIP Member: $14.14
47% OFF

Latest Product Reviews

I Iove these pencils. I would like to purchase the metallic ones.
- Marian Alpaugh in Gastonia, NC
I might have gotten this but if this is beginner's ballet (based upon editor's description) why does the cover illustration have a girl en pointe? That doesn't happen until year two or three even. It will give girls the wrong impression--that going en pointe is easy, fast and will happen almost automatically. The cover illustration is enough to not get this book.
- Davida W. in Queens, NY
I like this product very much and have been using it for year's to make all kinds of window clings. I just wish the Plaid company would bring back more of the shimmers and sparkle type paints. However,I have found you can add your own sparkle with glitter..I use many different types of glitters and my window clings are beautiful.
- Nancy M. in Ocala, Florida

Free Download for Kids

Download free coloring book pages Download FREE
coloring book
pages to color at
home or school.

View Pages »

Please wait...
Please wait...