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

Pliable Shapes

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We read shapes. You’re  doing it now. Painted shapes as well as letters indicate meaning, and additionally signal orientation, spacial volume, contours, and location. Expressive or exaggerated shapes amplify emotion while emphasizing the particular character of the picture’s components. To … Continued