Gottfried Bammes: mentor extraordinaire

   Gottfried Bammes was born in 1920 in Freital, Germany. He would have suffered through WWII’s devastation, and it seems likely he would have served in the German Military. Regardless, […]

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THE ALCHEMY AND CRAFT OF PAINTING

One should make it a point to know as much as possible about their craft. Many Painters are fascinated by the materials and techniques of the Old Masters. The methods […]

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RIGHT SIDE – WRONG HEADED

The word brain was left off intentionally because this book cuts ones brain out of the equation. The premise of Ms. Edwards notorious little book is that the Right-Side of […]

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STATE OF THE ART ARTIST MATERIALS

TSOFA TESTED • The Society of Figurative Arts and The Venerable Association of Artists (VAoA) will field test and review artists materials in the TSOFA TEST LAB to provide the […]

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Recommended Reading

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Colour The Elements of Color: A Treatise on the Color System of Johannes Itten Based on His Book the Art of Color The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors […]

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