Tag Archives: Impasto

Texture

For me, one of the most exciting aspects of works by Monet or Van Gogh is the texture of their paintings.  You can see the brush strokes, the palette knife marks and the velocity of every painterly gesture, etched permanently … Continue reading

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Too Much to Say

Ever have this problem?  You go away for a couple of days where you are free from obligations (there’s a whole blog post on that subject one could write – obligations often get in the way of your art) and … Continue reading

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Oil Painting Voodoo

A friend of mine asked me about oil painting this morning.  I’ve noticed something about oil painting.  There is a tremendous wall of mystique and voodoo that surrounds the whole practice of painting with oils.  People that don’t paint with … Continue reading

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