Monthly Archives: September 2013

Watercolor Paintings That Bore The Pants Off People!

When I first began painting, I started in oils. They seemed bright and vivid to me. Watercolors, on the other hand, seemed washed out, insipid and boring. All pastel, no contrast. Then I discovered GOOD watercolor paintings! Colors jumped off … Continue reading

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Art Fraud in Reverse – You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!

  This week the art world was rocked by the discovery of an authentic Van Gogh painting. Originally declared a fake, hidden away in shame in an attic for decades, tested again and declared a fake, it finally emerges, thanks … Continue reading

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The Virgin Artist – Watercolor Art Supplies for Beginners

All artists have had “firsts”. Every first-time art class or workshop starts with a materials list from the instructor. Every art book begins with a chapter on “materials” and the artist usually offers his or her own favorite palette colors. … Continue reading

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