In this new challenge, we shall learn the technique of chiaroscuro. But what is chiaroscuro? When using such a technique? Lest us Get inspired by… Read More »Challenge #2: Getting started in chiaroscuro
“Beauty is everywhere” was the title of an exhibition dedicated to Fernand Léger (1881-1955) at BOZAR. He wrote: “there is no such thing as catalogued, hierarchical beauty”. This is what allows us to call “beauty” what we feel as such. What freedom in the face of those who prescribe us what to admire!Read More »Fernand Léger – Color is a vital necessity
This 36 pages booklet edited by Royal Talens, very practical, gives the rudiments of color theory and explains how to use them in painting. The book is divided into 4 chapters: (I) the formation of color, (II) the color properties, (III) the mixing of colors, and (IV) the use of color in painting. The illustrations, simple and numerous, are very educational. The booklet is partially available in English here and in several languages there.
Please find below a detailed summary followed by my own opinion. Note that I do not have any financial interest in promoting this guide.Read More »The Color of Royal Talens