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Turning Points: Alphonse Mucha


Lauren Panepinto

I love a series, and this is one I've been thinking of starting for a while. We are all guilty of looking backward at Master Artists of the past and measure ourselves against them. However, we always compare where we are (at the beginning or middle of our careers) to where they were at the height (or end) of their career – we never really take the time to spread out that artist's career and…

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10 Things…Color


Gregory Manchess

August 12, 2020 -      This is the post that many have asked me to write for a long time. Color is such a personal aspect of painting. I’d thought perhaps my way of painting and using color might not be the right way for someone to learn. It’s definitely not the ultimate way to use color. Why? Because there is no ultimate way to use color. There’s no ultimate palette either. No pigment, no brand, no rules regarding how you use color to make pictures. Or did you somehow miss the past 2000 years of art history? Color for painting is results-oriented. And if the results I get are stimulating for another painter or audience, seasoned or not, the methods of getting there don’t really matter. This is true for any painter and it makes the very…

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