Monthly Archives: July 2010

Analyze colour perception in a poster study: Ryder Studio School, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Day 3

By | July 25th, 2010|Art of Consumption|

Tony Ryder's Ryder Studio School offers a 9 month course during the school year, but to my delight, they also offer 3 different 2 week intensive courses. I chose the 2 week portrait painting in oil. We worked on a single portrait for two weeks. My first day of class at the Ryder [...]

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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Painting Holiday, Day 1

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art of Consumption|

I went on a painting holiday to study with Tony Ryder (based on a synthesis of observation and traditional painting theory) at the Tony Ryder Studio where they specialize in form painting and classical realism. It was tough work, and over the next few days I will post about what I learned. I'll also be posting galleries and [...]

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Kent Monkman: The Triumph of Mischief, Art Show, AGGV – Victoria, BC

By | July 22nd, 2010|Art News|

{from the AGGV website} Date: June 18, 2010 - September 12, 2010 Kent Monkman is a Toronto-based artist of Cree and Irish ancestry. He produces work in a variety of media, including painting, video, film, photography, sculpture, installation, and performance. Monkman draws inspiration from the histories depicted in 19th century art, including photography [...]