Colorful Fridays–Incredible Inedible Yellow Reds

“There is no blue without yellow and orange.”  Vincent Van Gogh (from Brainyquote) Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters preferred heavy applications of opaque paints.  Among the favored paints of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists were the cadmium family of yellows, reds and oranges.  The cadmiums make rich, strong dominant colors in any painting.  Fears of toxicity withContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Incredible Inedible Yellow Reds”

Seeing is believing!

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” –Edgar Degas (1834-1917)   The role of many artists is to bring to life for others the subjects that move the artist.  In the bringing to life of the subject, the artist sees things others frequently miss.  The artist seeks to portray thoseContinue reading “Seeing is believing!”