For a long time, I thought inspiration was a less important aspect of art- and maybe on some level, I still kind of believe that. But I realize now that maybe that might further from the truth than I thought. Sure, I still believe that art is a skill that needs to be practiced, honed,Continue reading “When Inspiration Becomes Torment”
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Why I Copy
Spoiler Alert: It’s because I’m Insane.
30 Portraits in Some Time Frame or Another: Portrait 5 and the Stibbert Museum
I started this painting yesterday and finished it this evening. This is a study of William Bouguereau’s “A Dream of Spring”. For this excercise, I decided to paint a portrait where the eyes are more open. The last two portraits I did, the subject was looking down so their eyes were obscured. Painting eyes without makingContinue reading “30 Portraits in Some Time Frame or Another: Portrait 5 and the Stibbert Museum”
30 Portraits in 30 Days (Painting Edition)
Hello, all! So… I want to get good at painting portraits. Like REALLY good! So, being in the city of art and beauty, I’ve been inspired to dedicate myself to doing so. I did a 30 Portrait in 30 Days challenge a while back, and I believe it really helped my skill a ton. Also,Continue reading “30 Portraits in 30 Days (Painting Edition)”
More Florence Things: Art Making and Gold Gilding
So… I’m finally having a bit of an “off” day. Tuesdays are insane for me, so today was pretty much just me catching up on laundry and vegging out. I was going to go out and do some painting, but I’ve finally accepted the fact that that’s just not happening. I’m blogging instead. So, hereContinue reading “More Florence Things: Art Making and Gold Gilding”
ArH Internship Week 6: No Internship Today. Van Gogh instead.
Well, my friendlies, I just realized it’s Friday and I have not posted anything related to my internship this week. That’s because I had no internship this week. My supervisor is in Beliz with her husband. That being said, I thought I would take this opportunity to write more about my independent research project. IContinue reading “ArH Internship Week 6: No Internship Today. Van Gogh instead.”