Manet and japonism

The influence of Japan on the work of the French artist Édouard Manet can be seen in his use of composition, subject matter, and technique. During the mid-19th century, there was a fascination with Japanese art and culture in France, and many artists were influenced by the distinctive style and techniques of Japanese woodblock prints.… Continue reading Manet and japonism

Thoughts on my watercolor palette

When a jedi gains enough experience, he makes his lightsaber himself. It is the same for the watercolorist, who when he has acquired enough experience, designs a palette adapted to his needs. Designing the right palette of watercolors can be a complicated exercise. And believe me, the paint manufacturers are not really there to help… Continue reading Thoughts on my watercolor palette