Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May's Nibblefest Art Contest Theme: "Portrait"

Art by Nibblefest artist, Marie Messina, of Marie Messina Art

Our next round of the  
Nibblefest Art Contest 
begins in less than a week
(on the 20th)

The theme for May is


Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Audrey Breen

“The reason some portraits don't look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures.”
~Salvador DalĂ­

Painting by Nibblefest artist, Christine Streimer, of CES

I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you.
~Frida Kahlo

Painting by Nibblefest artist, Patience, of Art of Patience




“I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world”    

~Samuel  Johnson



Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Loyal Catahoula Studio

Painting by Nibblefest artist, Anna Vanover

To sit for one's portrait is like being present at one's own creation.
~Alexander Smith
Painting by Nibblefest artist, Deb Harvey

"It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face"   
~Robert Louis Stevenson

Painting by Nibblefest artist, Heather Sims

 “Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.”
~Anthony Powell

Painting by Nibblefest artist, Kathy Clemente

 Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
~Oscar Wilde

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Cathy Darling

"Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend...."

~John Singer Sargent



Painting by Nibblefest artist Sarah Hope

“Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself” 
 ~Samuel Butler 

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Meredith Driscoll, of Meredith Driscoll Art and Illustrations

 So wont you join us for this month's 
Nibblefest Art Contest?
 When, starting on April 20th, artists near and far will gather via Ebay to present their own unique and one-of-a-kind interpretations of the theme, 

Painting by Nibblefest Artist, Heather Rose, of HeatherRose Studios


(Nibblefest Art Contest (NFAC), the fun and friendly, monthly-themed art competition that begins on the 20th of each month, and is open to all.  Hosted via Ebay, all Nibblefest art entries start at just .99 cents -- fun for artists AND collectors....! 

To view upcoming monthly themes, see this post.  For complete rules please visit our NFAC Facebook Page
or check out the information on the side of this blog....)

(*Please note: The art by Nibblefest Artists featured in this post represent past portfolio works, not current NFAC entries.)