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Decorative Arts – the Innovations of a Progressive Artist Named Rufus Porter

Decorative Arts – the Innovations of a Progressive Artist Named Rufus Porter

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Rufus Porter (1792-1884) is a significant and innovative New England artist who lived during the late nineteenth century. Born in Massachusetts and one of six children, his family ...

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Pure Grace

Pure Grace

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The realism technique is used for this painting, which creates harmony using complementary colors. There are two ways to paint this piece. The first is using oils in the ...

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Old Is New!

Old Is New!

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Use faux techniques to give this reproduction antique storage bin a fresh, contemporary look! Embossed Copper Mercantile Box Materials • Delta and Company Folk Art Tin Old ...

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Packing for a Painting Adventure!

Packing for a Painting Adventure!

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Although it has been over ten years since I attended my very first painting convention, I will always remember the feeling of anxiety that overcame me as I struggled to select ...

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Pastel Trunk

Pastel Trunk

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This whitewashed truck, with its soft floral design, will beautifully enhance your bedroom decor as well as provide for extra storage space. Materials Palette Aleene's ...

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The ‘Blended Pansy

The ‘Blended Pansy

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When I blend a multi-petal flower like a pansy or a poppy, I number the petals before I begin to paint. I paint the petal that is farthest to the back first, and then build ...

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