After Rembrandt - Portrait of an Old Man - Sara Calcagno

Some thoughs about studying the Masters

Like most of us, I love Rembrandt  and his paintings.. In particular, I find his portraits particularly beautiful and intense and I totally love his technique! I like the thickness of his painting and the apparent  roughness of his style in some points. Rembrandt was certainly very modern for his times and I find his …

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A color study of autumn colors

Last sunday I made this little colored painting with the technique wet on wet (or “alla prima”). The subject is a basket full of red and yellow apples. It is taken after a photo I made a couple of years ago, exactly in an autumn day like these ones. Autumn inspires me always very much. …

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