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Your Copyright is in Danger: IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Hello Fellow Artists ~ Thought you might want to take action with regard to your copyrights and intellectual property rights.  Here is a notice from the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators but it affects all artists. Your Copyright is in Danger IMPORTANT NOTICE: It is important that if you ever expect to reuse your copyrighted work as a way to make a living that you respond to this Notice. The Copyright Office has...

SUMMER ANNOUNCEMENTS!!!!

ANNOUNCING Last Call for Hawaii Workshop plus announcing Fall Classes at The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ~~~~~~~~~~~ Academy of Botanical Artsm Classical Renaissance Instruction in the French Court Tradition Olivia Marie Braida-Chiusano Founder/Artist/Author/Instructor ~~~~~~~ Academy in Kauai, Hawaii THE ART OF FLOWERS – 5-DAY BOTANICAL ART WORKSHOP Monday to Friday, August 3 to 7, 2015 – 9:00am to 3:00pm To...

The Power of Mind: Zeitgeist ~ Perception ~ Action

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The Art of Flowers – On Kauai, Hawaii

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Hawaii Workshop & Other Current Events

  Dear Friends: Here are several events, places, you may want to trot off to….enjoy! God bless. OM La Musica events 29th Annual La Musica International Chamber Music Festival 2015 Season “Things New”   Concerts at the Sarasota Opera House April 6, 9, 12, 15  Festival highlight – performances at the historic Sarasota Opera House featuring your favorite classical and modern composers....

Cangiante: Renaissance Painting Mode

This month we discuss, CANGIANTE.  The term comes from the Italian “cangiare” that means, “to change”.  It is a way of rendering shadows by changing the color.   Cangiante is one of the four painting modes of the Renaissance (the other three being Unione, Chiaroscuro, and Sfumato as discussed in previous posts). This development in painting, came at a time when painters where presented with a limited...