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Gustave Jean Jacquet – ANALYZED PAINTING

355/365 Well, today we have our first look at Gustave Jean Jacquet. He’s got some amazing portrait paintings, and this one is just as nice. He proves that he’s a master of rendering fabric, portraying anatomy, and composition. Let’s get started and see how he designs this masterpiece....

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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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Rembrandt – ANALYZED PAINTING

334/365 We’ve got a first look at one of Rembrandt’s masterpieces today. “The storm on the Sea of Galilee” was his only seascape…and guess what? It’s been missing ever since it was stolen in 1990. In fact, there was a movie called “Trance” based on this famous painting. Let’s take a closer look and see...

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Rubens – ANALYZED PAINTING #7

331/365 Peter Paul Rubens is back with this amazing painting called “The Feast of Venus“(close up). Today we’ll dig deep into his masterpiece and see how he used design techniques to organize and clearly communicate this highly complex painting....

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John William Waterhouse – ANALYZED PAINTING

320 of 365 Today we’ve got an in-depth look at this great painting by John William Waterhouse. This piece is called “The Lady of Shalott” and that nice red quilt she has there is a result of what she viewed through a mirror during her imprisonment. Yep, she was forbidden to view reality or the...

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Delacroix – ANALYZED PAINTING

310/365 Well, today we have our first look at Eugene Delacroix, and let me tell ya, I was pretty impressed. His design skills in “The Death of Sardanapalus” are up there with Rubens and Bouguereau! I’ve always loved this painting, so it’s great to finally discover some of the techniques he used to enchant his...

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Rubens – ANALYZED PAINTING #6

296/365 Welcome back everyone! I truly hope this information so far is inspiring you to create your own masterpiece! Please email me if you have any questions. Today we are taking a closer look at this awesome piece by Peter Paul Rubens. Can you imagine being cooped up with all of these lions?? Rubens is...

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Raphael – ANALYZED PAINTING

271/365 Thanks for joining in again everyone! Today we are going to take our first look at Raphael and his well known masterpiece “The School of Athens.” We’ll find out which techniques he employs and also get an explanation of the painting and it’s characters through some interesting videos....

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Johannes Vermeer – Master of Light

266/365 Today we are taking a look at Vermeer, who has been coined a master of light. We can’t argue his excellent abilities to capture and represent light within his paintings. Below is a great video and some examples of his work which will give you an idea of who he was.

Rubens – ANALYZED PAINTING – Video Part III

256/365 Well, it’s sad to say, but here is the third and final part of the Rubens analyzed series. Don’t be sad though, I will surely do more of these in the future. Let’s continue to deconstruct this awesome painting and see how this master uses aerial perspective, balance, radiating lines, and more!...

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