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Wandering around in the world of art & trying to find your "type"...

Barb Toland Art Bites

Wandering around in the world of art & trying to find your "type"...

Today we're going to talk about the 3 major types of art ... figurative, abstract & non-objective. It's one of those art concepts that should be straightforward, but isn't really as cut & dry as it seems....

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Rodin's The Thinker -- Things are not always as they appear

Barb Toland Art Bites

Rodin's The Thinker -- Things are not always as they appear

While doing research for my blog post on Auguste Rodin earlier this month, I became more curious about how his sculptures were actually made, particularly the bronze ones...

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Sharing my very first swing at Cubism!

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Sharing my very first swing at Cubism!

So lucky for you I'll be using lots more images than words today! We're diving a bit deeper into the world of Cubism, and what better way than to SHOW you an example by making some art (score), and sharing it with you here...

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Alla prima rocks!

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Alla prima rocks!

You know I'm always preachin' about taking small steps when it comes to learning about art & creativity. Well this week is no exception. We're going to talk about a technique that we touched on in last week's post, when discussing well-known &  loved artist, Bob Ross...

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Exploring shapes

Barb Toland Art Bites

Exploring shapes

Ok, so remember the Monet quote we talked about a few weeks ago? If not, let me refresh your memory...

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