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In The Immediate Vicinity

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Toward the end of the 18th century northern European artists began painting carefully observed landscapes studies. They served to help create a greater feeling of natural credibility in their larger studio works. They... READ MORE

Directing The Eye

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How can the artist lure the mind’s eye into infinite musing?  There are demonstrable strategies. They depend on both biological predilections and culturally acquired systems. Following European painting traditions these include: orienting planes... READ MORE