Art Essentials
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If you’re looking for high quality art instruction, you’ve come to the right place. At Art Essentials we’ll give you the information you need to take your art to a professional level. On this site you will find free art lessons, tips to take you art to a higher level of professionalism, links to videos and advice on equipment, tools and materials used in making art.
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Dan D'Amico is an award winning artist that has been producing art professionally since 1983.  His art has been exhibited in many museums and galleries across North America, and has been featured in Wildlife Art News, The Best of Wildlife Art, and his paintings are included in the permanent collection of the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. He is a member of the Society of Animal Artists and is the recipient of their Award of Excellence, and his paintings have been published by Mill Pond Press.

He has been teaching art for over 30 years.

Visit Dan's website to see his art, read his biography and resume, and see photos of his life as an artist.
Portrait of artist Dan DAmico
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"Spring Pasture" by Dan D'Amico   24" x 36" acrylic on panel