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What Turner Taught Me

When I was an art student, I did a lot of copies. One of these copies was of a Turner painting (Landscape with a River and Bay in the Distance, circa 1845.)  I’d only ever seen it in reproduction, but I fell in love with the brightness and lightness of the work, the seemingly simple […]

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Painted sketch of cloudy sky.

High Ceilings

I read somewhere that if you want high ceilings, go outside. In this spirit, I’m spending long hours staring at the winter sky (though from the warmth and dryness of my southwest windows).  I do this in part because it is winter, and the ground looks like hell. But the sky, and the light! Despite […]

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