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Solomon Joseph Solomon – ANALYZED PAINTING

345/365 Welcome back everyone, today we have an intimate look at this dramatic painting “Samson” by Solomon Joseph Solomon. With a name like that you know it’s gotta be good, right? Just look at the twisting and turning energy! Let’s take a closer look and see how he managed to design this masterpiece....

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Toulouse Lautrec – ANALYZED PAINTING #2

338/365 It’s been a while, but Toulouse Lautrec is back! He tries to outsmart his peers in this cleverly designed painting. Let’s dig into this design and see which techniques he inspires us to use in our own art....

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Van Gogh – ANALYZED PAINTING #3

250/365 We’re back with another analyzed painting! How’s everyone doing today? Good I hope! Thanks again for all of the continued support, it’s really appreciated. Let’s take a look at Vincent van Gogh’s abstract and colorful still life masterpiece to see if we can get inside his thought process. How did he design this, and...

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Degas – ANALYZED PAINTING #2

194/365 How’s everyone been doing? Today we are taking a look at this Degas painting called “L’Absinthe” which was quite the controversial piece back in it’s day. In fact, it was booed off of the easel in 1892. The characters are suppose to represent the social isolation in Paris during a period of rapid growth....

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Michelangelo – ANALYZED PAINTING

191/365 Today we are taking at a very famous painting “The creation of Adam” by Michelangelo. This can be seen in the Sistine Chapel, and if you are quick, you can snag a picture of it. I was lucky enough to get a bit of video without doing any jail time. I’m sure Michelangelo was...

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Euan Uglow – ANALYZED PAINTING

184/365 Welcome back everyone! Today we take a look at a very interesting painter, Euan Uglow. I first heard of his work while I was attending The Barnstone Studios. He has a style of painting that almost emulates the cracked crust on a fresh baked loaf of bread. Let’s have a look at how this...

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Rubens – ANALYZED PAINTING #3

180/365 Welcome back everyone! I’m excited to be analyzing this Peter Paul Rubens painting, Massacre of the Innocents. Ever since I watched this video (see Day 158), I’ve been intrigued by the story. It’s such a violent and dramatic piece. I can’t imagine what people thought of this painting back in the day. It must’ve...

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Titian – ANALYZED PAINTING

177/365 Today we take a look at Tiziano Vecellio, or better known as Titian. This painting of Bacchus and Ariadne was originally meant for Raphael to complete, but after his death, Titian took it over. There are a couple of different stories, one describing Bacchus leaping off of his chariot to save Ariadne from the...

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Bouguereau – ANALYZED PAINTING #3

170/365 Welcome back everyone! Today we take a look at one of my favorite painters, William-Adolphe Bouguereau…most of you already know that I stand in awe of his skills as a painter. Let’s take a look at how he creates this nice masterpiece!...

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Gregory Crewdson – ANALYZED PHOTO #3

166/365 Any Crewdson fans out there? I’ve always admired his photography, and this one is just as mysterious and well done as the others. Let’s take a look at his design and see if we can dig deeper into his thought process....

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