Tag Archives: Matisse

Ceding Ground

Sometimes it feels like the passing of the years is sort of like ceding ground.  You start your life relatively healthy and with dreams and ambitions, but as life’s obligations impress upon you and your environment and food supply slowly … 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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Good Artists Borrow – Great Artists Steal

Matisse once referred jokingly to his contemporary, rival and friend, Pablo Picasso, as a bandit.  Picasso, a man who left a catalogue of some 43,000 works at his death, a record yet to be surpassed, stole from many ecclectic sources, … Continue reading

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