JOHN POTOTSCHNIK FINE ART

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Kara Lysandra Ross interview (Part 2)

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Kara Lysandra Ross is the Director of Operations for the Art Renewal Center (ARC). This important organization is playing a leading role as mouthpiece for the realist movement. Criticized and ridiculed for decades, realism is experiencing a dramatic resurgence. ARC has not only » Read More

Kara Lysandra Ross interview (Part 1)

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Kara Lysandra Ross is the Director of Operations for the Art Renewal Center (ARC), and is the daughter of Fred and Sherry Ross. At her young age she has become an expert in 19th century European paintings, with a specialization in Victoria Art and French Academic Art. She is » Read More

Values, who needs them?

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I remember it clearly. It was in a painting class at Art Center College in Pasadena, CA, that I was taught values. No, not moral values, but rather the kind we use in painting. Sometimes they’re referred to as “tone”, but most of us painters are more familiar with the term “value”. » Read More

The art and craft of framing fine art – Part 2

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In this two-part series, master framer, Deborah Hill, shares valuable information regarding frame selection, the “ideal” frame, craftsmanship, client/framer relationships, and how to avoid making regrettable choices. » Read More

The art and craft of framing fine art – Part 1

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In this two-part series, master framer, Deborah Hill, shares valuable information regarding frame selection, the “ideal” frame, craftsmanship, client/framer relationships, and how to avoid making regrettable choices. » Read More