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View Resource A Brush with Wildlife: Create a Composition with Carl Rungius

For those of us who have no idea what makes a good painting, let alone where to begin to create one of our own, this site offers several invaluable lessons. For starters, visitors are taught the basics, including the essentials of composition and thematic selection, as illustrated in the work of renowned wildlife artist Carl Rungius (1869-1959). The first tutorial is Flash-animated and presents...
View Resource Pigments Through the Ages

Various aspects of painting have long been discussed in the fields of art history and visual culture, but few have taken a close look at the nature of pigments within painting, or in a broader context. This online exhibit looks at the storied history of a number of different pigments, and also looks at the historical perceptions of their respective appearances and nuances. The exhibit begins by...