Intimate to Infinite

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Over a thousand years ago Chinese painting scholars advised artists to follow some basic principles. They included presenting a landscape with an experience of the near, middle and far distance. Vertical arrangements should consider the earthly or worldly lower domain … Continued

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 were prompted by new interests in geology, … Continued