[LMB] Tim's Vermeer

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Fri Oct 10 00:37:31 BST 2014


And then there is the case of Han Van Meegeren.

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> On Oct 9, 2014, at 7:04 PM, Paula Lieberman <paal at filker.org> wrote:
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> I've seen reprodution images of Dutch masters using tools such as a frame with line strung as dividers, with the lines to keep the content of the scene the artists was painting, in proper perspective and articles in proper size and spatial relationships to one another.   Anamorphic distortion using different shapes of lenses, water as lens, etc.  are things not unusual in their work.
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> I wonder what tools artists on Escobar have, or in the 4G/5G universe?
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> --Paula Lieberman
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>> On 5 Oct 2014, at 10:14, Lois McMaster Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
>> I liked it especially because it seems to me more about how art /really/ works, from what I've seen of working artists, than certain academic approaches.
> 
> When it came out, I took my belle-mere, a watercolorist, to see it with me. She wasn’t as fascinated as I was, but then, she’s had years to learn many of the observation techniques I’m barely acquainted with. Plus, oils. Money does allow one to accomplish quite a variety of things unthinkable by those without it.
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> I knew the Dutch painters of that time were discovering how to bring light into a darker room, and to better show the effect of light and shadows and where they lie. I seem to recall that she wasn’t thrilled with Hockney-the-person, nor was I.
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>> Good film. Recommended.
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> 
> If for nothing else than learning HOW to observe, for memory’s sake and for the sake of reproducing what you see, it’s good. You do get to see the “back stage” of how reproductions of old techniques came about and are done with today’s technology.
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