In Praise Of The Straight Edge
Straight edge brushes were traditionally used by the sign writer and calligrapher. Now however, for the painter to leave this valuable tool out of his equipment is a great mistake.
Every painting is a mixture of the defined or the undefined, or as I tend to refer to them ‘mush’ and ‘anchor’. The straight edged brush is the perfect tool for painting in the anchors with freshness and simplicity, yet with accuracy.
Master From The Past – Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida
Interview With Kathy Anderson
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Master From The Past – John Singer Sargent
Guest Of The Month – Stan Rogers
Interview with Vladimir Volegov
When did you first start painting?
I started to paint and draw when I was 3 years old, but didn’t know that I would be an artist then. I painted unconsciously, on a subconscious level, on a whim. I didn’t try to do something like everyone else, I just expressed my feelings through painting and drawing.