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About Chrome Yellow

This recent article about how the yellow pigment used by Van Gogh fades over time caught my attention. https://news.artnet.com/art-world/van-gogh-sunflower-discoloration-1296050 Microscopic x-ray imaging and chemical mapping technology was used to find (maybe verify) that he used Chrome Yellow pigment – a … Continue reading

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Oil Paint and Brand Reviews

I have used a wide variety of oil paint. I thought it might be useful to share my thoughts on different brands comparatively, and what I have come to value having experience with so many different lines (and price points). … Continue reading

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Power Outage

Power Outage, 2017, oil on prepared paper, 22 x 30in

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A Threshold

A Threshold.

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CADPAT

CADPAT, 2016, oil on canvas, 54 x 66in I put a chair next to this painting for scale. After a while I’ll put a matte varnish on it and perhaps frame it. To be decided. This camouflage pattern is the … Continue reading

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The Sennelier store

The Sennelier store at 3 Quai Voltaire. While we were wandering up the Seine we went to the Sennelier store across from the Louvre. This is the same store that many of the impressionists patronized, and I think it probably … Continue reading

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