Reproduce a Renaissance Portrait Painting

February 3, 2017 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

The final painting

Creating a reproduction of an old master or Renaissance portrait painting can be a fun and educational experience for any artist interested in realistic painting techniques. By working on a reproduction artwork…

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The Tondo – Circular Art

June 28, 2015 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

Raphael's "Madonna della seggiola", currently in the collection of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, Italy.

“Tondo” is a term used in art to describe paintings, sculptures and reliefs which are round, or circular. Circular canvases, panels and sculptures are quite unusual, and became especially popular in 15th Century Renaissance Italy…

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Why Reproducing Art is an Important Learning Tool for Artists

June 16, 2015 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

My reproduction of Lord Frederick Leighton's "Gulnihal".

Many beginning artists scoff at the idea of reproducing other artists’ work, especially when first presented with the idea in an art class or workshop. Of course, most artists become interested in painting because they have their own visions and ideas to share.

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