Archive for August, 2009

Nicolai Fechin History, Palette & Techniques

Posted in Nicolai Fechin on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 by Todd Shaffer

Matthew InnisĀ  has put together an excellent article on Nicolai Fechin posted on his blog Underpaintings.

Not many realize Fechin died of lead poisoning, likely due to his painting technique of licking his palette knives and painting with his fingers.

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Jeffrey Watts Gesture Painting DVD

Posted in Jeff Watts, Portrait, Video on Friday, August 14, 2009 by Todd Shaffer

Jeffrey Watts has just released a new 5 hour DVD on what he calls Gesture Painting.