Tag Archives: Contrast

Savour the Flavour

One of the best and most pleasurable things you can do in your whole life and one which you should do, if the opportunity ever arises, is take lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant and try their taster menu.  It … Continue reading

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Why You Need Blue Light in Your Studio

Long time readers of this blog know that I am nuts about colour.  I’ve just ordered a new bunch of colours from an art supply store (Australian-made Derivan Matisse Structure Acrylics – they have a wonderful colour range).  I take … Continue reading

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Caravaggiology

As mentioned in my last post, I wanted to do the same colour picker analysis of a Caravaggio painting, a painter renown for his deep and dark shadows and the high dynamic range and “realer than real” style of painting. … Continue reading

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Elements of Music I Like

I wondered what it was about the music I liked that made me like it.  If you want to write music that I will probably like, here are the elements that I came up with.  I share them only for … Continue reading

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How To Choose Colours

I like to create a colour unity, but I also like to experiment.  These are some of the actual methods I have used to choose the colour schemes in my paintings: Choose only Primaries – use only the primary colours. … Continue reading

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