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8 Oct 2015

Impressionist Technique to Try – Light and Colour

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Day 8 Claude Monet often painted in series, making many pictures of the same subject at different times throughout the day and in different seasons to see how the lighting affected his paintings. Look at these paintings of the Rouen Cathedral and see how the lighting changed the colours Monet used. Here is my Dandelions...
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7 Oct 2015

Inspired by Camille Pissarro

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Day 7 Camille Pissarro  (1830-1903) was the Impressionists’ father figure. A decade or so older than most members of the movement, Pissarro contributed to all eight Impressionist exhibitions.     Here is my image inspired by Camille Pissarro If you are interested in life and work of Camille Pissarro, watch this documentary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLXjdvkd4jo   This is...
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5 Oct 2015

Inspired by Mary Cassatt

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Day 5 Mary Stevenson Cassatt (May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. Mary was also interested in photography and framed a lot of her paintings as if they were...
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4 Oct 2015

Faworki

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This post is for the Project STIR blog tour. My favourite recipe. Faworki also called Chrust are sweet crisp pastries. They are most commonly eaten in the time of Carnival. In Poland, traditionally, some people make them on ‘Fat Thursday’ – the last Thursday before  Lent, and invite their friends and families to celebrate the...
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4 Oct 2015

Impressionists Technique to Try – Light

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Day 4 Impressionism and Light Impressionist painters were preoccupied with light. Monet’s series paintings can really be seen as a logical extension to the Impressionist principle of painting the light and capturing a fleeting moment in time. Here is a result of my own series of photographs. For a whole year I was photographing and...
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3 Oct 2015

Impressionists Technique to Try – Composition

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Day 3 Impressionism and composition Before impressionism, composition was very traditional with various elements of a painting leading the eye to the focal point. The impressionists did experiment much more with composition, placing focal points in more unusual positions, and perhaps because they were contemporary to the development of photography, made great use of cropping...
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2 Oct 2015

Inspired by Claude Monet

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Day 2 Today I would like you share with you 2 of my images inspired by work of Claude Monet. For this kind of work I like to use multiple exposures technique, to give my images painterly look. Water Lilies Series is considered Monet’s masterpiece Monet’s series of the “Nympheas” or Water Lilies have been...
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22 Sep 2015

The Stormy Sea of Marketing |Blog Tour

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In the sea of marketing it is really hard to stay afloat. There are so many experts, and so much advice. Everyone has a right solution, the right tools, the right suggestions, and the right support. Instead of greater clarity the sky grows darker, the winds become gusty and the swell is growing. Mountains of...
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