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Jean-Siméon Chardin (French, 169 9-1779) was accepted into the Académie Royale in 1727 as a painter of “animaux et fruits,” on the strength of his two large still lives, La Raie and Le Buffet, and in the early part of his career, still-life painting predominates. 510 more words


Above all, trust in the slow work of God

“Above all, trust in the slow work of God.
We are quite naturally impatient in everything
to reach the end without delay.
We should like to skip the intermediate stages. 139 more words


Research Point - Part Two, Project 1 Composition (Still life)

Some research into the still life genre.  Look at different artistic interpretation overtime, in terms of subject matter, materials and composition, from the traditional approach in the 16th century onward through the 19th century to the contemporary artists of today.  1,131 more words

Drawing 1: Drawing Skills