Master Painting Breakdowns

Taking a closer look at master paintings
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a close up of the cover of a book with an image of mountains in the background
A Closer Look at Arthur Wesley Dow's Cosmic Cities
Let’s take a closer look at Arthur Wesley Dow’s Cosmic Cities. (What a name, hey!) Dow was an American artist and teacher, though it seems he is more known for his teaching. One of his students was Jane Peterson, who I wrote about last month. He also taught Georgia O'Keeffe. But enough about his students. This is one of those paintings that immediately caught my attention. It’s an interesting take on the Grand Canyon in an interesting style. It reminds me of Edgar ... via @drawpaintacadem
an abstract painting of green grass and trees
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889 FOREGROUND 1 1200W
an oil painting of houses and trees
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889 TOWN 1200W
an oil painting of trees and buildings in the background
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889, Detail
an oil painting of people riding horses on a snowy day with trees in the background
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889 BACKGROUND 1200W
an image of a landscape with houses in the background and colors that are different from each other
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889, Color Gradation Demonstration
an old black and white photo of houses in the country side with trees on either side
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889 GRAYSCALE 700W
an oil painting of houses and trees in the background
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889, Saturated Red
an oil painting of a house on a hill
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Theodore Robinson, A Bird's-Eye View, 1889 BIRDS 1200W
an oil painting of houses in a rural area with fields and trees behind them,
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Let's take a closer look at Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye. An overcast landscape with a few bursts of color and simplified brushwork.
an oil painting of houses in a rural area with fields and trees behind them,
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Let's take a closer look at Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye. An overcast landscape with a few bursts of color and simplified brushwork.
the cover of theodore robinson's a bird's eye view, with houses in the background
Theodore Robinson's A Bird's-Eye View
Earlier this month, I featured some of Theodore Robinson's paintings. Let’s take a closer look at one of them—A Bird's-Eye View— to see what’s actually going on. Often, it's better to narrow in on a single painting to get a true feel for the artist's style and techniques. via @drawpaintacadem
a close up of a painting of people working on some rocks with the words closer look at shering the rams by tom roberts
A Closer Look At Shearing the Rams by Tom Roberts
"Paint what you love, and love what you paint" Tom Roberts Let's take a closer look at the iconic Australian painting, Sheering the Rams by Tom Roberts. When I think of outback Australia, this painting comes to mind. #drawpaintacademy.com via @drawpaintacadem
an image of a painting with the title close look at views - sur - ose - la barrier by paul czanne
A Closer Look at View of Auvers-sur-Oise—La Barrière by Paul Cézanne
Let's take a closer look at View of Auvers-sur-Oise—La Barrière by Paul Cezanne. Read more to see what exactly is happening behind the scenes. #drawpaintacademy.com via @drawpaintacadem
a close look at ploughing in the nivenans by roa bonheur
A Closer Look at Ploughing in the Nivernais by Rosa Bonheur
Let's take a closer look at Ploughing in the Nivernais by Rosa Bonheur. It was Commissioned by the French government and won Bonheur a First Medal at the 1849 Paris Salon. It's perhaps her most famous painting behind The Horse Fair, which she painted a few years later in 1855. #drawpaintacademy.com via @drawpaintacadem