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LOCAL ART 072

It’s over 100 years since Claude Monet went to Venice to paint the buildings around the canals. I don’t need to go that far, we have plenty of canals here in the heart of England.  I think Claude Monet would have been envious of my ability to create a picture at the touch of a button. What would he have thought of computers and Photoshop? I don’t think he would have liked Photoshop, he was into impressionism, not perfectionism. In his painting of a building on the canal, he included some posts in the foreground to give it depth. I have a tree in my picture for the same reason and a few posts too, they also give it depth; because they are in the background. (more…)


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