Welcome to the official website of Denver-based artist Anna Rose Bain. She is represented by Saks Galleries (Denver, CO) and John C. Doyle Gallery (Charleston, SC). She also paints commissioned portraits and teaches workshops around the country.

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My kind of Friday night involves finishing paintings. 🤓I started this one earlier in the year but had to shelve it for a while because of other projects. Coming back to it months later gave me a fresh and more objective eye and I was able to change some of the shapes and values to improve the overall design. “Calm Amidst Chaos,” 20x16”, oil on #raymar panel (available). The model struck this pose during one of her breaks at a Wednesday night figure session, and I knew I had to paint  her like this! .
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    Excited to learn that my portrait of #abrahamlincoln is a finalist in the @the_portrait_society annual members only competition for the #commissionedportrait category. “The Second Inaugural Address,” 48x38”, oil. #artcompetition #portrait #portraitsocietyofamerica #lincoln #abelincoln #historicalportrait #annarosebain #abelincolnartExcited to learn that my portrait of #abrahamlincoln is a finalist in the @the_portrait_society annual members only competition ...

    12 December at 2:58pm
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    Varnishing is #ohsosatisfying . 🙌 #gamvar #varnishpornVarnishing is #ohsosatisfying . 🙌 #gamvar #varnishporn

    10 December at 4:11pm
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    Huge thanks to @johncdoyleartgallery and @americanartcollector for this #artistfeature in the December issue. Christmas shopping in Charleston... doesn’t that sound magical? If you’ve never been to #johncdoyleartgallery , be sure to stop in the next time you’re in the area. It’s a gorgeous gallery and I’m honored to have work there! #americanartcollector #charlestonartistcollective #charlestonartgallery #artforchristmas #figurativeartHuge thanks to @johncdoyleartgallery and @americanartcollector for this #artistfeature in the December issue. Christmas shopping in Charleston... doesn’t that ...

    8 December at 8:25pm
Artwork by Anna Rose
December 3rd, 2018
New Color Monday: Warm Light Yellow
Today's color for "New Color Monday" is In the past, if I desired to get a high-key warm light, I would simply mix a tiny bit of cadmium yellow into titanium white. This is still a lovely combination, but it's not the same as the effect the Warm Light Yellow creates. WLY is quite opaque, and can be used as a quick and beautiful "lightest light" in warm skin tones, without creating the dreaded ch...

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