International Award Winning Artist

Received my two oriental brush paintings from China. The mountings on the scrolls were very nice. I was so impressed by the professional book featuring all the artist, the certificate, and the award winning plaque. This was the International Chinese … Read More

Oriental Brush Painting in Progress

Can’t believe it is almost 80 out today. Love the colors of the leaves that are just turning beautiful colors. Enjoy this beginning of an oriental brush painting that I started today in Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA. Will publish … Read More

Pursuing Galleries & dealing with rejections

Being rejected as an artist hurts no matter how many times you get rejected. I don’t think that anyone really gets used to it but I also think that it makes us really look at our art. I know it … Read More

Showcase artist Darlene Kaplan

Featured artist of the week in Manhattan Arts International.  Here is the link.  http://www.manhattanarts.com/darlene-kaplan-nature-inspired-watercolors/  Enjoy www.darlenekaplan.com

Manhattan Arts International Interview

Here is a link to an interview about my art by Manhattan Arts International conducted by Renee Philips. Enjoy http://www.manhattanarts.com/interview-with-artist-darlene…/ www.darlenekaplan.com

Sumi-e Society National Chapter Meeting

Had so much fun this year at the Sumi-e meeting/party on Thursday.  This year I decided to order paper lanterns for the group to paint.  It turned out great.  Everyone is so talented in this group. Here are two of … Read More

Happy New Year

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Ever wonder what it would be like to paint an Oriental Brush Painting?? Now is your chance to find out.  New 6 weeks session starts at Soft Brush Studio on Wed, Jan. 7th and … Read More

Article by Renee Phillips on my art

Please enjoy this article written by Renee Phillips from Manhattan Arts International, NYC, about my art.Click on the below link. Darlene Kaplan brings poetry & the energy ‘chi’ to her award-winning nature-inspired Oriental Brush Paintings http://ow.ly/Ax9hm ‪#‎art‬ www.darlenekaplan.com

Artsy Shark article

What a nice Christmas gift!!! I was notified this morning by Carolyn Edlund that my featured artist page was published this morning by Artsyshark.com.  Here is the link   http://bit.ly/1rhgyEu. Enjoy the article.  www.darlenekaplan.com Thank you Carolyn for featuring my art.

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