Tag Archives: Art philosophy
Here is part 2 of Scott’s film.
An interesting film by Scott Burdick.
The trailer for Local Color. It is loosely based on the journey of the writer and director George Gallo.
This has been passed around Facebook for several weeks. It is still a great lecture from the philosopher Alan Watts.
Vermeer’s painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring will be at the High this summer! It opens June 23. https://www.high.org/Art/Exhibitions/Mauritshuis-Collection.aspx Johannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring, c. 1665 Canvas, 44.5 x 39 cm, inv. no. 670 Location: Wieland … Continue reading
I have been thinking about Howard Pyle’s studio and his classes. What an amazing experience it must have been for NC Wyeth, Harvey Dunn, George Schoonover and countless others! Pyle encouraged his students to become deeply immersed in their subjects … Continue reading
In art, there is a dirty little secret that many of us know and more than a few disdain but rarely discuss publicly. This is the use of mechanical tracing, using a projector as a means to create art. Many … Continue reading
Reading Carlson’s Guide to Landscape Painting the other day and I came across a passage where he describes the tourist painter. “Do not be a tourist-painter” John Carlson says. He encourages the beginning painter to eschew the bizarre or … Continue reading
“Get a real job!” How many times have artists heard that one? I am sure too many times. I was fortunate growing up because my mom and the rest of my family were supportive and indulged my artistic pursuits. After … Continue reading