I Erase A Lot ... Art & Creative Musings by Barb Toland Art

Art Bites: 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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Featured Artist: Claude Monet

Barb Toland

Featured Artist: Claude Monet

Last week we talked about a quote by French artist, Claude Monet. In keeping with a Monet vibe, we're going to take things a step further and talk about his beautiful & prolific water lilies painting series...

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Inspiration Corner: Monet says ... forgettaboutit!

Barb Toland

Inspiration Corner: Monet says ... forgettaboutit!

Today we're going to start things off with a quote by French artist Claude Monet, and how you can work his sage advice into what you make. OR if you're not the creative type - then it will still help you when observing the work of others, and while snapping photos with your phone...

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My Stuff: Pair of Pink Poppies

Barb Toland

My Stuff: Pair of Pink Poppies

All during this past month I kept seeing the colors pink, coral & salmon everywhere I turned. So between us talking about Georgia O'Keeffe (who loved painting poppies), and having these colors resonate with me - I thought, what the heck? Let's paint some pink poppies...

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Art Bites: The Curve, Line & Shape of Things

Barb Toland

Art Bites: The Curve, Line & Shape of Things

There are many things that O'Keeffe does well in her work. But her ability to shift the viewer's focus to the line, contour & shape of a thing, instead of the thing itself, is so brilliant that what we are going to continue to expand on it today...

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