Epoxy Resin Art and How to Apply Resin

One of the most asked questions I get is always about epoxy resin and how to apply it on paintings or other art.  I thought I’d make a post here and share what I’ve learned during my time spent using epoxy resin and how I apply it to paintings.  For those not familiar, epoxy resin is a two part mixture of an epoxy and a resin that can be poured onto any flat surface.  Commonly used...
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“Nighthawks” Edward Hopper Oil Painting

In 2007 I attended Edward Hopper’s retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  It was his largest exhibit in decades.  Among all of his great works was his most famous masterpiece “Nighthawks”.  Easily this painting is one of the most widely recognized paintings of the 20th century and one of my favorites.  ”Nighthawks” by Edward Hopper resides...
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Becoming an Online Artist

Many people consider art to be something that occurs within galleries and museums, and of course on the walls of those who enjoy everything from Banksy to Picasso, be they art critics or wealthy Cheeky Bingo players. But what does the online space have to offer those who love to create art? Well, two things, primarily - commerce, and a larger audience. These are both due to the fact that...
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Lincoln Portrait Contemporary Painting

Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s most iconic presidents.  I wouldn’t say that I’m a history buff or a Abraham Lincoln fan but his iconic image I have always found inspiring.   Lincoln portraits’ are some of the most famous and well known photographs of modern history.  Lincoln’s portraits are visually stunning, this is why I decided that I had to paint my own...
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Fidelity Boston Corporate Art Exhibit

I’m pleased to announce that this week I have just installed a 16 painting show at Fidelity’s corporate headquarters in Boston, MA.  The solo exhibit features blurscape oil paintings as well as my contemporary portraits.  This art show at Fidelity represents the largest showing of my paintings this year as well as some of my largest.  For this show I created vertical blurscapes...
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New Look at DiehlArt.com!

Some of you may notice a change here at DiehlArt.com and you are right.  DiehlArt.com is updated and working better than ever.  Added functionality and an integrated blog makes browsing DiehlArt.com even easier now.  Don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date on all things Diehl Art Gallery and John Diehl’s original paintings!
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