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Beginner Painters Can See Indoor Rainbows

November 2, 2014

bowl of flowers in cadmium yellow colour

Every morning, as I sit at the kitchen breakfast bar, eating my cereal, I watch the rising Sun cast a beam of light into the room opposite. On the table sits a crystal vase, always filled with flowe…

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'Writing is the painting of the voice'

October 24, 2014

colour wheel for artists

  'Writing is the painting of the voice' - quote from Voltaire. Those famous words were penned by the French Enlightenment writer known as 'Voltaire' ( 1694 – 1778.)

To me, this poetic idea is …

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Painting by Daylight – Is It the Best Way for Modern Artists?

September 4, 2013

 

Painting by Daylight – Is It the Best Way for Modern Artists?

Before electricity was harnessed to human purposes, artists had only two options: daylight or firelight. The most ancient art on Eart…

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