Monthly Archives: March 2012

Introduction To Underpainting

For those of you who don’t know what underpainting is, it’s a technique that most formal painters learn when painting landscapes, portraits and other realistic art pieces. In general, it’s the first draft of a painting, after the background. Usually, … Continue reading

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Art On Forgiveness

A few months ago, I was reading my book “The Artist’s Way,” perusing the week’s tasks and discovered my task was on forgiveness. This sparked me to create two works dedicated to forgiveness: one about forgiving others, and the other … Continue reading

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Critiquing With Photography

As artists, or observers, we’ve noticed that reality often looks different than the photographs and evidence of it. An example of when photography and video represent reality in a worse way are Youtube videos of concerts. We all know that … Continue reading

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The Imperfection of Process

It was 6 or 7 years ago and I was in San Francisco, with my high school CSF class at the SFMOMA. It was the first real art museum I had been to (that I remember) and I was starstruck. … Continue reading

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