Author Archives: Dave

la vie est un plage avec Pebeo Ceramic

… (Tres bonne Vendredi!) “Life is a beach” avec Pebeo Ceramic: 2$ le flacon de 45ml chez madame pickwick… La peinture Ceramic est un peinture a solvant opaque qui peut-etre jumelee… avec d’autres peintures a solvant tel que le Prisme, … Continue reading

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Les secrets de Madame Pickwick

Qu’est-ce que Madame Pickwick? Un magasin d’arts qui fait de la vente de détail, tout comme de la vente en gros.On y retrouve des outils de toutes sortes qui facilitent et accompagnent la création. Notamment, des pinceaux, des peintures, du … Continue reading

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man in the middle

If the Middle Ages was the age of faith, it gave way to what can be described as an age of curiosity. The Renaissance. Facts that things existed no longer was an assurance that it had a place in an … Continue reading

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bolero: si verdi savait

On voit ici un ensemble de pinceau qui semble chaotique mais, Modigliani nous a prouver que, bien qu’il vivait dans le désordre, il pouvait crée des oeuvres d’une unité parfaite.

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violin lesson

The whole painting amazes and fascinates by its illusionism. Harnett’s The Old Violin is the kind of picture people want to touch, since every passage expresses a different texture so convincingly. It seems difficult to believe that the texture is … Continue reading

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satyricon: fellini and creative crudeness

Fellini’s Satyricon- a pagan spectacle as it was in Nero’s time and certainly may be in our own… All the scenes of Fellini’s Satyricon possess a nightmarish vividness. Fellini took Petronius’s account and gave it a suitably phantasmgoric story line, … Continue reading

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he threw it all away

Rembrandt. He was happily married and had one son. He was financially prosperous and creatively vigorous. But to a man of Rembrandt’s nature, prosperity and public adulation paled in comparison to finding solutions of problems in painting and new ways … Continue reading

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shiva cosmic dance: archery or love

The eternal dance of India was born thousands of years ago, with the story of Shiva and the Creation, but its sryle is still fresh, as though it had been discovered only yesterday… The beauty of the best Chola dance … Continue reading

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time stretchers: the sum remains the same

Is Time simply a necessary concept and not really a  creation? If so,  Time and absence of Time would be in a conflictual relation, meaning you could have one or the other and not a combination thereof. Instead, there is … Continue reading

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forget the formula

It is not a picture that follows any compositional formula very closely. Yet, it is still organized with a high degree of definition. A question to ask is how Mantegna has organized the multitude of precisely executed detail into a … Continue reading

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