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Chuck Close: The Master of Photorealism

On the 5th of July 1940, American painter Chuck Close, broadly known for his photorealist portraits,  was born in Monroe, Washington. His adventures in Photorealism began in the late 1960s when he started using photography to help him paint large-scale portraits, mostly in acrylic.  897 more words


Hamptons Hot Picks: Part One of Two

There’s so much to do this weekend that I’m going to have to give you a two-parter. Today, there’s stuff to do tonight and early day and benefits for tomorrow. 574 more words


Grid Portraits (Color & Design: creative project #11)

The students in Color & Design created portraits of each other using the grid method made popular by artist Chuck Close. The original image is transferred to a larger paper one square at a time. 63 more words

Color & Design

Homage to Chuck Close

8 x 10 of tiny squares

of circles of color

that is just idea

to synthesize figure

in a facelesss void


spirit is enough to… 20 more words


#Tuesday - 5 Days Left - Let's make #ArtWork

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peal… 513 more words


#Critique, #Photography, #Drawing, #FigureDrawing in the #ArtStudio

1 Billion Dollars in 1 week… Go Christies. http://nyti.ms/1Hi1PAf

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — … 381 more words