Translucence and Reflection

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If you find yourself standing above a transparent, shallow body of water you will notice that your angle of incidence ( that is the angle at which you look at the water) affects whether you can see through the water or … Continued

Color and Motion

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Color and Motion We see color first because, our cortex receives color information about our world 25 milliseconds before information about shapes  arrives in our brain and then, 25 milliseconds later motion information arrives. Move you head quickly and you see … Continued

Painting In A Series

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For centuries artists have prepared their paintings by working out ideas in a series of sketches and  or paintings. They pursue their idea  through distillation, evolution, modification, sequential invention, altered observations and other forms. For example John Constable would begin … Continued

New York To Rome

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I’ve  noticed that I can be driving down a sun dappled highway in my part of Connecticut and the light of a particular location will remind me of a moment from  my distant past, maybe a moment playing outdoors at … Continued