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Unexpected Art Treasures at the Virginia Historical Society

There is no question that the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the star of Richmond’s art scene. However, its neighbor, the Virginia Historical Society, also has a few gems from the art world that stand out in its collection. 482 more words

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Colour in Words: The Black Book of Colours

In one of my first RS lessons in secondary school, we were asked to try and describe the colour yellow.  And though I can’t remember what the task was supposed to achieve, I have always remembered how impossible it was to capture its essence. 523 more words

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HIS BLOOD SOAKED A SOIL NOT HIS

In the shadow of foreign groves, his body was chopped;
his image was lost amidst the smoke of an alien war.
Farewell, my friend

In a struggle he wasn’t born to fight, his beauty was destroyed; 101 more words

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Art Books at Collins Memorial Library

This is the second Puget Sound Book Artists Exhibit I’ve been to. I wish I’d had my little camera last summer. The exhibit could also be called, “Imagination Unbound.” 75 more words

Washington

One drawing book down!

Another ten or so to go! So I have finally finished Fantasy Art for Beginners by Jon Hodgson, albeit only line work. But nevertheless I am pleased with what’s come out, it has helped me see things as their components rather than a load of flat “they are what they are” images. 126 more words

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