Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Catedral de Burgos III, watercolor alla prima

Catedral de Burgos III, Spain,  watercolor alla prima, 6x4, available.
In the January-February issue of Artists Magazine, there is a recommendation I highly support: "Spend time at a museum. Aspire not to copy, but to seek what they sought.  They depth of your art will be in direct proportion to your love and understanding of your subject." And I add: keep a record of that museum visit, write notes, copy/sketch one of the masterpieces that struck you the most, study it, analyze each stroke, learn.  Your next paintings will reflect what you have learnt.

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