Off to Work

Off to Work - Montmartre Montmartre is an area on a large hill overlooking Paris, primarily known for its artistic history. During the late 1800's and early 1900's many artists lived and worked in the area, with several becoming famous: Degas, Monet, Picasso, Renoir and Van Gogh. It remains a magnet for artists today. The … Continue reading Off to Work

Sidewalk Artist

Paris - Left Bank In Paris, the best spot for viewing the famous Notre Dame Cathedral is from the Seine River's Left Bank. The tree lined sidewalk along the Left Bank is crowded with artists of all kinds; like the one in this picture or others selling paintings of Notre Dame, glass work, pottery, postcards … Continue reading Sidewalk Artist

Diptych

I'm using this photograph to explain a diptych layout, sort of a show-and-tell approach.  You know what they say, "A picture is worth a thousand words".   (As if I could explain it without a picture.)   From what I gather, a diptych layout comes from the ancient world where it was popular to attach … Continue reading Diptych