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Paintings and Poetry: Madonna of the Rabbit by Titian (1530)

The painter is drawing a comparison:
To hold the child in your hand
Is like taking a rabbit in your hand
The child’s heart and it’s sinew… 32 more words

Paintings And Poetry

Paintings and Poetry: Painting by Nicolas Regnier

The muses above the cacophony
Provide inspired classical sound
The body of work felt and heard
The carved trees made of earth

Paintings And Poetry

Paintings and Poetry: Painting by Nicolas Regnier

The muses above the cacophony
Provide inspired classical sound
The body of work felt and heard
The carved trees made of earth

Paintings And Poetry

Herakles has left the building

In the middle of the week, Herakles left the West Building for a visit to the photo studio before heading to the conservation lab. Although he weighs about 1020 lbs(!), it only took a few minutes to move the big guy off his pedestal. 49 more words

NCMA

I had one of those realistic naked dreams 

I wasn’t at school in the dream, thank goodness. I dreamt I was at my flat, and Marina and her beau were there. I was naked in my room (not unusual) when the front door buzzed. 1,417 more words

Working with Earth Colors

This past week I began experimenting with a different palette of colors. I’m still on a mission to explore color mixing options for Metopes & Friezes… 149 more words

Figure Painting

Intentional Practice

It is widely understood that if you wish to play a musical instrument well you must practice, practice, practice! The same is true for drawing and painting.  382 more words

Brooke Paints