Ah! What a delight
to open one’s eyes and discover
the world is more
than black and white.
painting by CD-W after Jean Siméon Chardin’s self portrait
daily photo prompt: Black
I am afraid that the joys of Soutine’s paintings have passed me by in the past. 746 more words
My mother is the first work I observed: on weekends she could remain still, ideal subject, embodiment of inertia, until two o’clock in the afternoon. In her hazy bedroom, the light diffused through the window blinds like watercolors, blurring edges and corners. 689 more words
Another session with Jon Clarkson introducing us to the still lifes of Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and the role of intimacy.
Chardin kept his painting technique as a closely guarded secret but nowadays it is thought that he used his own fingers as applicators which creates a direct correlation with how we interact with clay. 289 more words