Mark Golden on Paint

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Month: January, 2007

Grounds reinventing the finished piece

29 January, 2007 (11:59) | Paint Ideas | 11 comments

We have received quite a few requests concerning the preparation of traditional and non-traditional grounds for many of our clients. The correct ground whether it is exposed or completely covered in dozens of layers, plays a critical role in the final o…

Special effect colors…what legacy will they leave?

26 January, 2007 (17:03) | Plastic Arts | 14 comments

Ever since our introduction of the Interference Colors, we have enjoyed a love affair with finding and creating new special effect colors and mediums. This has ranged from the phosphorescent colors to the large flaked micas. From all sorts of various n…

Are Universities ignoring reality in not teaching all media?

22 January, 2007 (10:02) | Plastic Arts | 7 comments

I have been consistently surprised, if that’s possible, each time I hear that a college is only teaching oil painting as its entire painting program. It is not surprising when I hear this is a tradition in China, as so much of the history of art…