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Bresson’s Most Misconceived Quote

Hello to all of you amazing Master Pass members, welcome back! Huge thanks and appreciation for all of the continued support! Today we are going to take a closer look at Henri Cartier-Bresson’s most misconceived quote. It relates to the ever popular concept of “working the scene,” which I think serves a purpose at times, but...

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Leonardo Da Vinci Quote, Picasso Master Copy, and Tiny Habits

How’s everyone been doing? Hope you are surviving summer so far! Today I wanted to share a great quote by Leonard da Vinci as well as a new master copy of Picasso that I finished up this June. Oh, and I also include some priceless tips on how to establish good, tiny, creative habits so you
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Successful Painters that Don’t Draw Well

As most artists do when they are learning, they turn to the masters for a shred of insight on technique and composition. Anything to help them get past their stumbling block. Well, today’s article might give you a glimpse of hope if you are wanting to paint or draw more. Even if you are a well...

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Taking One Photo with William Eggleston

Today we are going to take a look at William Eggleston and his color photography. He’s well known for his color work, but after watching the attached documentary on him, I learned something very intriguing. A quote that reminded me of my own discipline with street photography. Watch the video, view his work, be inspired!

Odd Nerdrum Quote

357/365 Today we have an interesting quote by an interesting artist. Odd Nerdrum has got to be one of the strangest painters out there. We’ll take a look at one of his quotes…the only one I could find on the internet. This search led me to a few great discoveries, video content, and painting techniques...

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Edgar Degas Quote #3

347 /365 We’ve got a great quote by Edgar Degas today. Nothing like looking back to the master painters for inspiration and guidance! With this being our third quote by Degas, let’s see if we can absorb even more words of wisdom from this amazing artist.

Jim Carrey: Inspiration from a Goofball

335/365 Today we have some great inspiration from an outstanding comedian. A goofball at heart. Jim Carrey has been a favorite of mine since his “Fire Marshall Bill” days on In Living Color. When I ran across his speech I figured it would be great to share with other artists.

Bouguereau Quote 2

319 of 365 Hey everyone, welcome back! Today we have a great quote from good ol’ William-Adolphe Bouguereau. As you probably know, he’s one of my favorite master painters. In this quote he talks about the changing times…something we can all relate to.

Harold Speed Quote

311/365 Today we have a great quote and some inspiration from Harold Speed (1872-1957). He was an English oil painter for the most part, who started as an architect. Though, what he’s mostly known for are his books about drawing and painting which are chock full of inspiration and great tips for beginners and experts...

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Edgar Degas Quote #2

290/365 We’ve got a great quote by Degas today! As I’ve mentioned in the past, these quotes are great for inspiration and giving us a look at the artist who truly passionate about their work and didn’t stop from sharing it with others.

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