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standard-bearer of watercolour

Touted often as being the most difficult of mediums, and sometimes even as ‘the medium of mediums’, not everyone holds watercolour in such honour.  Indeed, oils are deemed the zenith of painting mediums. 318 more words


Turner Plays with Stars and Fluorescent Light Fixtures

Another postcard, recently from across the pond, which I finally found shoved in my nightie drawer with all the correspondence I have to catch up on. 300 more words

Art Postcards

Studio 365: Day 202

Lessons from the Great Masters Day 15 – 21.7.15 – in progress

Chapter title: Taking inspiration from an oil painting: rapid studies in pencil and watercolour. 27 more words

On Bravery:

As a little boy I was afraid of the dark. I’m not even sure what it was about the dark that terrified me as much as it did. 944 more words


Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner: where to begin? In media rēs as the film does? Time trip into the present and the fated commercial/museum blockbuster tie-in: JMW Turner Painting Set Free… 1,239 more words