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A Quote - Degas - on art

“Art is not what you see,

             but what you make others see”.


So – what do you see???

It is a double orange daylily from the Gardens at Waters East… 80 more words

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Day 36: Drawing a Day

Something simple and sweet today for a day that was all about cuddles and naps… 7 more words


Day 35: Drawing a Day

This one’s from an oil painting of Degas. I used an orange paper to cover most of the bright background. I’m still struggling with the blunt edges of pastels but I’m letting it trouble me less- trying the go-with-the-flow mantra (which sounds more watercolour appropriate, but I’ll use it for pastels anyways!)


Os gatos e a pintura 9 - Suzanne Valadon - Les chats et la peinture 9

Marie-Clémentine ValadonSuzanne Valadon –, nasceu a 23 de Setembro de 1865 em Bessines-sur-Gartempe, perto de Limoges, e faleceu a 7 de Abril de 1938 em Paris. 1,102 more words

Os Gatos E A Pintura - Les Chats Et La Peinture

Day 34: Drawing a Day

Today I decided to use a coloured paper to give my white pastel more of a chance to shine. I’m happy with this one…The closer I look at old master’s work and more I appreciate the subtle beautiful lines and shades, and the lovely curves of the body that he get’s JUST right- and I have to try so hard for it to look anything like a real body part. 9 more words



The exhibition at Wuppertal, Germany, “Pissarro, Father of Impressionism,” is an extensive retrospective of Pissarro’s lifework, including a wide selection of paintings and works on paper from his earliest days as an artist. 537 more words