Tag: Claude Monet
Seeing More Clearly?
Artists do see more clearly than others but it has nothing to do with eyesight.
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 with…
To Muse or Not to Muse
Opinions on whom and what is a muse abound. There are differing opinions on the origins of muse, though all accounts attribute the muse to the ancient Greeks. Some accounts say the muses are the nine daughters of Zeus. Others say the muses are the three daughters of Apollo. All accounts state the muse is…