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 Paint in a Tradition?

I’m a plein air landscape artist and I do some still life paintings when the weather is bad or it’s just too cold to stand outside for three hours. I live in Minnesota. Today, I can say that I paint in the tradition of painterly realism, but it took some time for me to identifyContinue reading “Why Paint in a Tradition?”