Layered Pictures

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I’m traveling now and, I’m about to conduct a perspective workshop here in Raleigh-Durham N.C. for Jerry’s Artarama. I will begin with an explanation of linear single point perspective and then branch out.  Above are two pictures of the same … Continued

Linear vs. Painterly

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       Heinrich Wolfflin, the art historian, observed that late Renaissance paintings offered their terrific sense of illusion because  of a concept he called “closed vs. open form”. One edge of a subject would have a hard defining edge … Continued


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         If you worked in either Renaissance or many famous contemporary artist studios you would find yourself collaborating on paintings.  Collaboration is more common now than ever yet, it is  widely unacknowledged in contemporary art because of concerns of … Continued