Nicholas Baxter

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BLOOD RITUALS MMXVI: Quantum Of Sustenance

With my exhibition of new work approaching in a few weeks, I’m creating some promo materials for the series, including some teaser videos for various paintings. Enjoy this short piece featuring my painting “Quantum Of Sustenance”:

On The Road 12: Spring and Summer Plein Air Adventures

I’ve been so busy painting in the studio for an upcoming exhibition of all new still lifes (announcements soon!) that I forgot to post about my spring and summer landscape painting fun. Part I: April At the beginning of April I was in Arizona, where as soon as I get out of Phoenix, I’m reminded why it’s one […]

IGOR at 1261

I just shipped out my painting “Dying In America” to Gallery 1261 in Denver, for the 11th annual International Guild of Realism juried exhibition, mentioned in my last blog post. My painting is for sale and available through the gallery for the duration of the exhibit, so please contact them with inquiries. I had a […]

Summer Exhibitions

This has turned into quite a busy summer for me, as I have various recent paintings scattered across the globe in several current group exhibitions. Even though it’s been a whirlwind of packing, shipping, emailing, posting, and filekeeping (custom-made art inventory Excel spreadsheet FTW!), I’m honored to have my work included in these shows. Check […]

Anatomical Study from Cadavers

One major artistic discipline for which I have the least formal study is anatomy. I find the human figure and its underlying structures infinitely challenging in all of the complex shapes, sizes and movements they’re capable of. I’ve logged many hours of figure drawing practice from live models as well as a few painting sessions but […]