Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio are all techniques that were used by the Old Masters like Titian, Rembrandt,, Caravaggio and other to create a traditional under painting. … Continue readingWhat is Under painting and the difference between Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio
Autumn Collective LifeART Exhibition 31 May : This show by emerging local Durbanville Artists will include Impressionistic Landscapes by Marjory Lee, modern and contemporary Pop Art Portraits of well known musicians like Elton John, Lady Gaga and more by Tersia Bester, Surrealistic Dream Scapes of the Mind by John Kiley, traditional Still Lives in the style of the Old Masters by Gloria Owen and Seascapes by Laura de Bravo. … Continue readingAutumn Collective Art Exhibition
Making mistakes, is part of being an artist. Frustration is an excellent task master. Out of frustration and in your anger you decide…stuff it I’m just going to…(fill in the blank), and voila, suddenly something totally different happens. When you no longer are satisfied with your work, it means that you have reached a plateau in your new place in your skill level, and its time to move on.
It’s a sign that you are growing. Moving on means climbing mountains, and going places you have never been before. . Don’t give in, never give up. … Continue readingFrustration is a Good Thing