Posts tagged palette
Keeping Neutral

No. This is not a political post. It is about color and it's relative intensity to other colors in a painting. It fascinates me when someone comments on how colorful my work seems to them. In fact, my paintings rarely have any really strong color in them at all. As artists, we have the opportunity to share our personal color perceptions with viewers of our work. We can also choose to push color to a more chromatic intensity, neutralize colors to suggest certain moods, even change colors altogether. That's the best part. 

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Why I designed the STRADA Easel, Bryan Mark Taylor

A couple of years ago my easel fell apart which prompted me to look for another outdoor painting easel. Although, I liked many features of the pochade box I previously owned, there were several things that frustrated me including wind nuts, springs and other moving parts. After looking at other pochade boxes and plein air easels on the market, I couldn't find the one that fit my needs. So overChristmas break several years ago, I spent a few weeks working out a new design. One thing led to another and after multiple prototypes and a year of testing and tweaking, the STRADA Easel was born. 

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