Colleen Barry

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Drawing: The Line Between Real And Illusion

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]earning to draw trains us to see the world through our own eyes and not through the filters of the mind. Our minds delete, distort,and generalize through processing filters. People who can’t draw have not learned to see what they are looking at. Drawing is a skill set that can be taught. It is not so much …

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The Nude in Art

The Nude in Art & The Evolution of Consciousness

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he nude has experienced as many highs and lows in the art world as a manic depressive painter. Tim Marlow in The Nude In Art explains, “For at least 30,000 years, humans have represented the naked form in a variety of ways.” To the Greeks and Romans, the male nude was a symbol of physical perfection the body was …

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