• Color, Black&white and Urban Archaeology - Workshops day 1

    27 days ago - By Urban Sketchers

    36 amazing workshops leaded by tallented artists, each one - personality worth to learn from and be inspired by, started this morning. I remember that when the list of the workshops was published, I found myself wishing to take each one of them! Urban Sketchers is really great plathphorm, where every sketch lover can choose something that can take him further. I love the multybackgroun nature of our community - architects, designers, illustrators and also non-visual art background sketchers really create for my opinion that special atmosphere of ego-less sharing, open-minded, creative and...
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  • Color Problems: A Republished Tome Reveals the Color Wisdom and Poetics of 19th-Century Artist Emily Noyes Vanderpoel

    Color Problems: A Republished Tome Reveals the Color Wisdom and Poetics of 19th-Century Artist Emily Noyes Vanderpoel

    27 days ago - By Colossal

    In 1901 artist and historian Emily Noyes Vanderpoel (1842-1939) published the painting manual Color Problems: A Practical Manual for the Lay Student of Color under the guise of flower painting and decorative arts, subjects that were appropriate for a woman of her time. The study provided an extensive look at color theory ideas of the early 20th-century. Her research-based techniques were later used and circulated by men without mention of her name, and are now commonly used in art curriculums. Many of the included studies predict design and art trends that wouldn't occur for several...
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