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Handwriting of the Masters: Delacroix and Degas

Throughout our lives, we are told was it right and wrong. We are told what is the norm and to follow directions. When are young and like to draw, we like to copy and trace whatever we can get our eyes and hands on. 941 more words


The Art of Sharing

I entered a Facebook challenge today, something I’m generally not inclined to do.  The idea is to occupy Facebook with art.  The concept is simple.  A friend posted an image of a painting to his timeline.  301 more words


Word Crush Monday: Degas

It’s been a decent sort of a day today. That project-plan I mentioned the other day is picking up steam: I’ll tell you about it properly over coffee this weekend. 69 more words


The Ballet Dancer

I’ve always admired the beauty and grace of ballet dancers.

When I saw that Ivy Newport was going to be teaching an online study of Degas called, … 45 more words

The Getty

When Dear and I arrived in Southern California and drove north to Oxnard from the Long Beach airport I took this photo of the Getty museum on the hill close to the Wilshire area of West Los Angeles. 244 more words


Céline Frown

The non plus ultra of drawing is the face. Well, maybe not of Drawing writ large, but almost certainly of drawing students. They approach the face more ferociously than anything else.  213 more words

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