Monthly Archives: May 2012

What’s It All About? (a-gain)

Anyone who really wants to paint usually has something to say worth saying using this visual language. Our task is to figure out the tangle of possibility that leads to speaking the truth. At some level it concerns the rudimentary— how to make a cylinder … Continue reading


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Life drawing.  It can strike fear in the hearts of anyone who does not possess a natural knack for rendering line, form and proportion.  Life drawing/painting can be challenging to be sure, and the practice of it will improve anyone’s … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Flowers Gone?

There is long history of floral painting that all but disappeared by the mid-20thcentury.  Asian artists, especially the Japanese and the Chinese found endless inspiration in the natural world and included flowers as a symbol, not only the transitory beauty … Continue reading

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