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Decoding the Timeless Subjects of Master Painters

Much love for all of the support everyone, it’s always appreciated! Ok, so we know all of the masters created great compositions and designs, but how did they select their subject matter? How did they make their art timeless? We can portray any subject we want in our art, but to create something timeless we’ll...

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Vincent Van Gogh Gold Mine of Paintings and Drawings

How’s everyone doing today? Huge thanks for all of your continued and amazing support! Much love! I wanted to share with you guys one of the best resources on the internet for viewing Vincent Van Gogh’s stunning work. Sure, you could just use Google, but you will most likely view his paintings or drawings as rather
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How Picasso Found Subject Matter for his Painting

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. Keep
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Paul Cezanne and His Artistic Journey

346/365 We’ve got a great look at Paul Cezanne today. He is known to have formed a bridge from impressionism to cubism. Other famous artists like Picasso and Matisse have been known to say, “He was like the father of us all.” Let’s learn a bit more about this artist and see why he was...

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How to Design with Clouds

322/365 Welcome back everyone! Today we’ve got a great article which digs deep into those fluffy, white things in the sky…clouds. We will see how the masters used them not only to represent the atmosphere, but also to help their design by creating movement and guiding the viewers eyes through the composition. Let’s get started!...

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Hitler’s Nazi Museum of Stolen Paintings

308/365 What kind of a scumbag steals art from innocent people, then hangs it in his own personal museum? Only Hitler would do such a thing! Or at least that was his plan until the war increased it’s tempo. Learn about his plans to create his own museum, and see some of the paintings which...

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Inspiration from Greek Mythology – Part I

230/365 How’s everyone doing? Thanks for joining me again for another day of learning and being inspired by the masters. Today we are going to be looking at Greek Mythology and how it’s inspired a plethora of beautiful master works as well as modern art. I’ll also include some informative videos that tell us a...

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Vincent Van Gogh Quote

221/365 Welcome back everyone, we have one more Van Gogh article in this 3-day marathon. Hope you are getting some inspiration from him so far. Today we are taking a look at one of his quotes. One that seems to hit home and touch on an important topic for us artists....

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Bouguereau Quote

218/365 As you all know, we can gain quite a bit of insight from the master painters through their quotes of inspiration. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that William-Adolphe Bouguereau is one of my favorite painters. Today we are going to take a look at one of his quotes...

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What Makes a Painting Valuable?

158/365 Today we have a quick and interesting video about why certain paintings sell for so much. You would think it’s about the actual painting, but for the super rich it seems to be all about bragging rights and a thing called “provenance“. It’s one of those snooty sounding words that seems to only roll
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