Following are links to websites of Painters who are Masters of Atmospheric Space.
Notice how award winning Illustrator Jody Hewgill makes use of a verdaille (green underpainting) for cd cover “the Sparrow and the Rascal” for Arkiv records. To review her creative process for this project and others, see posts on, Drawger.
I. First, is an example of painting and frame restoration – before and after (photo credit Oliver Brothers Fine Art Restoration Boston). For an overall understanding on the topic of Art Conservation visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_restoration
II. And then, an example of when the restoration goes a little awry. Here’s Stephen Colbert with the story.
IV. MOMA: Visit MOMA’s The Department of Conservation to learn about Monet’s method for layering paint in, Waterlilies. “The color and texture that we see in the finished painting were developed by the application of many layers of paint. The microscopic cross-section below, contain approximately ten layers of paint…”.
THE FLEMISH ORIGINS OF ITALIAN RENAISSANCE PAINTING EXPLORED IN A LUMINOUS INTERNATIONAL LOAN EXHIBITION
Presented exclusively at The Huntington Sept. 28, 2013—Jan. 13, 2014, “Face to Face: Flanders, Florence, and Renaissance Painting” brings together 35 masterworks to demonstrate that Flemish painting made a vital contribution to that of Renaissance Florence.