(Photo above from Tad's website). Tad Spurgeon is another one of those generous artists and art technique researchers who seeks to share his considerable knowledge and expertise with other artists. Those of us who have been struggling to find a way to produce art that mirrors the beauty of the old techniques (now lost in … Continue reading Brilliant book on techniques and materials by Tad Spurgeon (and a great website too).
Thanks to Dan Johnson for this useful post. https://danjohnson.co/2015/04/29/5-painting-rules-you-should-break/
http://www.justpaint.org/painting-with-oils-on-paper/ Picture from article in Golden Paints' "Just Paint" magazine.
Thank you Natural Pigments for providing this information. Why is it that the older painters, with so few colours available--and those that they did have, so much less bright than the turbo-charged pigments of today,--manage to create more beautiful, luminous and natural looking flesh tones than more recent artists seem capable of? More luminosity with … Continue reading Rembrandt’s colours