Outside The Lines

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Tag - still life

May 29, 2014

The Reluctant Educator and Revered Artist, Emil Carlsen

Emil Carlsen created natural flowing designs that were complimented by his use of atmospheric light. He also had a keen sense of how to apply paint to canvases so that the forms he painted became dramatic and involved. In addition, Carlsen had an eye for detail which shown in his technical style and decorative flair.
Even though he was a celebrated artist, Carlsen had trouble supporting himself with earnings from his artwork alone. Throughout the years he taught at many design schools in various parts of America and dedicated himself to the development of aspiring impressionist artists. While this was in line with Carlsen’s passion, it was far from the career he envisioned for himself.

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March 25, 2013

Paul Cézanne – Post Impressionist

Cézanne died of pneumonia in 1906 leaving a large oeuvre that include, The Murder, The Bather and Rideau, Crichon et Compotier, which became the world’s most expensive still-life painting when it sold for $60.5m in 1999.

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April 15, 2011

Painting from Real Life vs. Painting from a Photograph

Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Before the invention of photography, artists had to work from real life. How did that affect artists’ working habits?...

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