Tagged: Impressionism

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Block Studies And Mud heads: Hawthorne, Hensche And The CSA

I’ve read the books illustrating the American Impressionist’s ideas and lessons in regards to capturing light, on canvas, with paint. Specifically Charles Hawthorne’s Hawthorne On Painting, and, John Robichaux’s (Henry) Hensche On Painting. The ideas here changed the way I paint […]

Any Buttocks Will Do: The Importance Of Intent 0

Any Buttocks Will Do: The Importance Of Intent

One aspect of Impressionism and Post Impressionism–those “ism’s” known for their attention to light and color–is the refuting of the “grand theme”. Van Gogh painted old shoes, Monet painted haystacks; no longer was the subject, the subject. No longer was the artist focused primarily on the depiction of some major event […]