Copy of James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s Nocturne in Blue and Silver 1872–78

This is a copy of another painting I found in Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent Van Gogh to Emily Carr. I’m not quite sure why this one is called Nocturne in Blue and Silver. Unlike many of Whistler’s other nocturnes, I couldn’t see any blue in this one.

Copy of Ferdinand Hodler’s Lake Geneva with Mont Blanc in the morning light

I was inspired by Katie Turner’s post on studying the masters to do another copy. I found this painting in the book Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent van Gogh to Emily Carr. Looking at the reproduction on WikiArt, there’s a much greater shift from cool to warm in the colour (from right to left) compared toContinue reading “Copy of Ferdinand Hodler’s Lake Geneva with Mont Blanc in the morning light”

Art classes: weeks 8 and 9

This Wednesday just been (1 April) was our final Beginning to Draw & Paint class at Browne. It was meant to be on abstraction, but because we’d moved to Zoom and it would’ve been tricky to teach by video, Matthew decided to continue with the previous week’s subject of transcription and analysis.