Art Techniques

Art Appreciation
How artists use their medium to create a desired effect.

Darkness in Art – Rembrandt, van Gogh, Whistler star
As Daylight Saving Time ends, we face darkness at an earlier evening hour. Some artists have chosen to embrace the dark and create wondrous works. I’ll discuss these paintings.

Famous Artists Who Were Inspired by Color star
When you think of Van Gogh, you think of yellow, a vibrant color. What is your favorite color and which one of the famous artists used that color to express their creativity?

Flowers in Art from the Dutch Golden Age star
The Dutch have had a national passion for flowers - beginning in the 16thc. I'll discuss interesting aspects of floral arrangements then and now and artists who painted flowers (and one who didn't).

The Art and Nature of Fresco: Introduction star[offsite link]
An in-depth guide written by a contemporary artist describing fresco as a work of art including process, materials, design and painting

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