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Technique Tuesday: Glazing

What is it?

The term “glazing” when applied to paint refers to the play of colors and luminosity built up through applying thin, transparent layers of paint over an opaque layer of a different color. 583 more words

Fine Art

Dutch painter Vermeer, new book

This 2001 video is called Vermeer: Master of Light (COMPLETE Documentary).

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Saturday 18th March 2017

IN HIS relatively short life — he died in 1675 at the age of 43 — …

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History

Kaysen: The Rhetoric of Conflict

In the chapter “Of Conflict” in Crafting the Personal Essay, Dinty Moore argues that the center of any essay is a problem or question that the writer seeks to resolve. 1,127 more words

Class Reflection

Sunday Afternoon at the Gardner Museum

Since today, March 18, is the 27th anniversary of the Gardner Museum heist, in which 13 works of art (including several by Degas, a Rembrandt, and a Vermeer) were stolen from the Isabelle Stewart Gardner Museum and never recovered–I thought it was fitting to republish my poem about the robbery. 460 more words

Poetry