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Gustav Klimt Using Dynamic Symmetry, Color, and Patterns

#404 Welcome back everyone, thanks for all of the continued support! Today I wanted to share a recent dynamic symmetry discovery with you. This was going to be an article covering Gustav Klimt’s paintings, and a few great quotes, but now it’s much more than that. He was an immensely talented artist and draftsman who just earned...

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Harold Speed: Drawing with Dither

#387 Today we are going to take a closer look at Harold Speed’s words of wisdom. He was a talented artist and even a better teacher. One thing that stuck out to me is his quote about drawing with dither. What is it? Well, let’s take a closer look!

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

#382 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
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Successful Painters that Don’t Draw Well

#378 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...

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How Picasso Found Subject Matter for his Painting

#377 Today’s article is taking a look at Picasso, his paintings, and how he finds his subject matter. How do you get the subject matter for your paintings or photography? Well, photography subject’s are easy for me it seems, but when I sit down and try to draw I have no idea what I should sketch.
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Taking One Photo with William Eggleston

#375 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
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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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Harold Speed Notes

351/365 Today I wanted to share my notes on Harold Speed and his excellent artistic insight. If you haven’t had the chance to read his books and be directly inspired, perhaps you’ll pull something from my notes....

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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.

Van Gogh Quote #2

339/365 Today we have a quick quote by Van Gogh, some amazing paintings, and even a link to a conspiring 60 minutes episode where they research Van Gogh’s life and try to get to the bottom of his death. Very interesting stuff!

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