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Carolyn Anderson
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Artist in Havre, Montana
Artist in Havre, Montana

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Willful blindness: the myth of white marble statues
Modern technology has confirmed an unpopular truth that has
been overlooked or ignored by art history for centuries. The figures of gods
and heroes created by Greek and Roman artists were once painted in brilliant
colors. Marble was considered a canvas, not...
Willful blindness: the myth of white marble statues
Willful blindness: the myth of white marble statues
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The revision of vision
I have persistently written about the limitations of vision
and how language can affect our perceptions. In “Why naming the ‘thing’ can be a problem” I pointed out how language defines our visual interpretations.
Another post, “Intuition is just another for...
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Shades of truth
A while back I posted an article titled “ Do facts matter or is truth just another possibility? ”. I wrote about our outdated, misleading
primary color system and the confusion it can cause. I also mentioned the inaccuracies
of the most commonly used world ...
Shades of truth
Shades of truth
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Simplicity, complexity, and snowflakes
Nikolai Timkov "A Bright Day" 1963 “Science is nothing other than the search to discover unity in the wild variety of nature, or more exactly, in the variety of our experience. Poetry, painting, the arts are the same search for unity in variety.”  J. Bronow...
Simplicity, complexity, and snowflakes
Simplicity, complexity, and snowflakes
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Breaking the "rules" and changing the parameters of perception
“When the great English painter Sir Joshua Reynolds explained to his students in the Royal Academy that blue should not be put into the foreground of paintings but should be reserved for the distant backgrounds . . . his rival Gainsborough – so the story go...
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone. I'm sharing photos of some Santas I made for presents this year. Fun to make and fun to give.
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12/24/17
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Things with feathers
I’ve been painting birds off and on for many years. It’s an
intermittent pursuit, and I’ve been met with resistance from galleries at
times. “But,” they have said, “you are not ‘known’ for bird paintings.”
Interesting how easily one can become a product ins...
Things with feathers
Things with feathers
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Stripey things, zebras, and the uncanny valley
Stripes and zebras Stripes can mess with your brain. A recent study from
research in the Netherlands and the U.S. suggests that “looking at intensely
stripey things causes an increase in gamma oscillations in the brain” which can
be linked to headaches and ...
Stripey things, zebras, and the uncanny valley
Stripey things, zebras, and the uncanny valley
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Stripey things, zebras, and the uncanny valley
Stripes and zebras Stripes can mess with your brain. A recent study from
research in the Netherlands and the U.S. suggests that “looking at intensely
stripey things causes an increase in gamma oscillations in the brain” which can
be linked to headaches and ...
Stripey things, zebras, and the uncanny valley
Stripey things, zebras, and the uncanny valley
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Making canvas panels - the easy way
The easiest and least expensive way to make panels is to use
a Masonite or Gatorboard substrate and apply a sealer to the surface. Liquitex
acrylic gesso provides an excellent surface without too much absorption. Note:
Use the professional or standard Liqui...
Making canvas panels - the easy way
Making canvas panels - the easy way
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