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American Pre-Raphaelite

Monday, October 26, 2009 | Karl Cole

I always like to examine artists who are not written about in a major way in art historical publications (maybe because I’m a painter who will NEVER be written about in ANY art history textbook) ...

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Miniature Portraits

Monday, April 27, 2009 | Karl Cole

Lynn Babineau is a marvelous artist who works at Davis Publications. As a painter, one of her specialties that I admire most is as a miniaturist. Before photography, miniature portraits, usually paint ...

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Index of American Design

Monday, February 23, 2009 | Karl Cole

I am always thinking about how art reflects what is going on in our world. Obviously, in the current recession, a lot of folks are not going to have extra money to spring for a painting or sculpture. ...

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Early American Watercolorist

Monday, January 5, 2009 | Karl Cole

Among the earliest artists who worked predominantly in watercolor in America were several women who rose to prominence. Mary Ann Willson was one of these. Imagine being an artist and basically a pione ...

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American Impressionist Watercolors

Monday, November 24, 2008 | Karl Cole

Watercolor can be a tricky medium to master because of its transparency. Maybe that’s why I stick to oils in my personal painting. But, in the right hands, watercolors can produce amazing result ...

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