Artwork of David Schuppert
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Exhibit at Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville

Exhibit at Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville

In October I had the honor of having my artwork on display at the Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville. The Gallery hosts new artists every month in downtown Greenville, SC on Main Street.  Many of my originals were on display as well as prints for sale. It was neat to see everything up on display and to chat with fellow artists during the opening reception. The 2,000 square foot gallery offers work in a variety of media including acrylic, graphite, mixed media, oil, pastel, watercolor, photography, custom jewelry, glass, woodwork, pottery and sculpture. This is a shot of a large original...

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My Experience as Artist in Residence: Poinsett State Park

My Experience as Artist in Residence: Poinsett State Park

I had the opportunity to be Artist in Residence at Poinsett State Park. I spent the week in one of the cabins in the park and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The cabin had everything I needed and was also decorated with artwork from previous artists.

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Why I Enjoy Painting Covered Bridges

Someone once asked me why I enjoy painting pictures of covered bridges. I had to stop and think about it for a bit. I guess it all started for me when the Columbia County Planning Commission located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania asked me if I would be interested in creating 28 pen & ink drawings of the covered bridges still standing in the county. 

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Freedom '55 New Acrylic Painting of a Rustic Boat

Freedom '55 New Acrylic Painting of a Rustic Boat

An old boat gets a longer life through this new acrylic painting: Freedom '55. I took the reference photo for this painting probably 35 years ago while living in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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The Process of Creating Art: McLean Lake

The Process of Creating Art: McLean Lake

A friend in Canada sent me a photo of McLean Lake in Alberta which I thought would make a nice painting. I selected a 22X28 inch canvas and roughly drew in the landscape. My process of painting with acrylic is simple: I paint from the back to the front, from dark to light and from the inside out. It's a process that understands the characteristics of acrylics and capitalizes on them. And it's a natural way to paint. The mistake people often make trying to use acrylics is that they try and make it paint like oils.  And when they become...

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