David's Recent Art Blog Posts

Atmospheres of Light and Dark

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The introduction of dissolving luminous atmosphere as practiced by J.M.W.  Turner and luminous 19th century tonalists like Corot or George Inness begins with Claude Lorrain.  All of these artists usually practiced the application... READ MORE

Reviving Classic Designs

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In 1559 Pieter Bruegel the Elder understood a principle now known as “gradient shift” which means:  patterns not only get smaller in the size of their parts as they appear to recede but... READ MORE