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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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Rational control and intuitive flow
Summary: Painting is a combination of chess and making breakfast. Combining the two requires some dancing. Robots can’t dance. And the next time you’re in front of your easel, try actually listening to your painting instead of always talking over it. Feedba...

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The Metropolitan Museum has released a large collection of images into the public domain.

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This is one of the funniest things I have ever read - John Crace's review of a book on quantum mechanics. Well done Mr. Crace!

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Check out these 3-D printed sculptures by John Edmark.


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Fractals, chaos and Mancini's graticola
In 1999 physicist Richard Taylor claimed Jackson Pollock’s drip paintings were not just splattered paint, but excellent examples of fractal patterns. His research even led him to construct a “Pollockizer,” a container suspended on a string that would fling ...

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10 favorite things
1. TURPENOID NATURAL: I couldn't do without this brush cleaner. I'm not great at cleaning my brushes regularly but all I have to do is put disgusting and hard brushes to soak and then wash up with soap and water. 2. ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL: Another cleaning trick...

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Anderson posts - the really short versions
Wondering what you may have missed or interested in reminding yourself what you may have already read? Well, here it is – a very brief summary of previous posts. And a thought for the coming New Year – let’s all try for more poetry and music in our painting...
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