13
JUN
2014

Hovsep Pushman: The Narrative in Still-Life

When teaching still life painting there are only a few very great examples of pure still-life painters. More often is the case that painters make still-lives to serve as “potboilers” and make a little extra cash to subsidize their true artistic passions. There are very few
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13
JUN
2014

Traditional Figure Block-In

I try to teach an indirect method of painting to beginner and intermediate painters. Below is just a quick overview of the steps it takes to make a solid start to an indirect painting. Step One: This first step almost completely ignores the aspect of drawing which is really foundation
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07
JUN
2014

A Fresh Look at Monet

A fresh look at Monet by Steve Forster Recently I went to MOMA and also the Francine Sterling Clark Museum in Williamstown, MA. I have not always liked Monet because for me he started to represent sort of a song that you have heard a few too many times. And all the coffee cups, bookma
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