Learning by Learning about Paul Cézanne

Vivid colors applied with bold strokes that are often, but not always, contained by bold, dark lines are what help to distinguish Paul Cézanne’s paintings from the work of other Impressionists and Post-Impressionist painters. Cézanne was a contemporary of Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, and others. He was close friends with Camille Pissaro,Continue reading “Learning by Learning about Paul Cézanne”

Why I Paint on Canvas Panels

I do a lot of plein air painting and stretched canvases don’t fit the need. I carry everything I need to do a painting—paints, brushes, paper towels, brush cleaner, and panels to paint on—in a backpack. By necessity, plein air paintings are usually smaller than paintings done in a studio, because we also have toContinue reading “Why I Paint on Canvas Panels”