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Howard Pyle

When I can, I enjoy writing about various art topics from art history and aesthetics to technique. One topic I am particularly passionate about is Howard Pyle and the Brandywine school of artists. They were the first images I remember … Continue reading

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Restoring Harvey Dunn

Here is an older article from 2005 I ran across. Restoring Harvey Dunn’s legacy by Mark Steil, Minnesota Public Radio April 22, 2005 Harvey Dunn at work in his New Jersey studio. (Photo courtesy of the South Dakota Art Museum) … Continue reading

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Howard Pyle Prezi

Here is basic slide show presentation I put together for a class introducing Howard Pyle and the Brandywine School.

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Meet Harvey Dunn

Meet Harvey Dunn! “It is not the technique but the idea”

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Howard Pyle and Vincent Van Gogh

An interesting article comparing the lives of Howard Pyle and Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh was an admirer of Pyle and mentioned him to his brother Theo at least 11 times in his letters. http://townsquaredelaware.com/2012/02/28/howard-pyle-and-vincent-van-gogh-reflections-on-changes-in-taste/ Howard Pyle and Vincent Van … Continue reading

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Howard Pyle Documentary

Here is some information on the PBS documentary, Howard Pyle and the Illustrated Story. http://www.howardpyledvd.com/ Draw Attention – 46 minutes that captivate and motivate   With a total run time of 46 minutes, this fast-paced documentary was designed  specifically for … Continue reading

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NC Wyeth Exhibit at the Farnsworth Art Museum.

Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum. April 27, 2013 – December 29, 2013 Wyeth Center The exhibition, based on the holdings of the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is composed of … Continue reading

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Howard Pyle’s School

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

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Tracing: A seductive trap.

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

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Get a real job!

“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

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