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Walnut Oil

Must buy walnut oil and try it out. It seems to have so many great qualities going for it while painting: less yellowing after a long period of time, longer drying period, won’t bead as badly as linseed oil, etc. 21 more words

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Composition and Light of Sir Henry Raeburn

This is the incredibly awesome and compositionally well done painting “The Archers” (c. 1789-90) by Sir Henry Raeburn. The depth of composition is well done. 69 more words

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'The Roses of Heliogabalus' by Alma-Tadema

There isn’t enough awe in the world for this incredible painting, “The Roses of Heliogabalus” (c. 1888), by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Exquisite seems too simple an adjective for something so beautiful. 44 more words

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New work nearly finished

My this years entry into the RHA show.
Proper photo to follow shortly.

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Approaches to Learning Design

I thought this commentary from Paul Foxton at Learning to See was an interesting article that gave good insight into how artists can approach the subject of compositional design in their own artwork. 882 more words

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Fiorentino's 'The Marriage of the Virgin' Restored

This is a painting by Rosso Fiorentino called “The Marriage of the Virgin” (c. 1523). Studio Escalier recently noted that the painting was newly restored for exhibit in Paris. 29 more words

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