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Placebo effect

Placebo effect

Placebo effect Reading is fundamental. Good singing and a dramatically potent (if conservative) production were an unbeatable combination on Tuesday night, when the Metropolitan Opera had the season premiere of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore.  First among equals was Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino. His consistently gorgeous voice was put to good use with clean, elegant phrasing and pitch-perfect comic timing. His performance was charming, authentic, and moving. “Una furtiva lagrima” was a satisfying highlight. As Adina, Pretty ... Read More »

Girls just want to have fun

Girls just want to have fun

Girls just want to have fun Donna non vidi mai, simile a questa! On this day in 1907 the Metropolian Opera premiered Puccini’s Manon Lescaut with the composer in attendance. Lina Cavalieri and Enrico Caruso were Manon and DeGrieux. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHb8m0e-k1Q Henry Krehbiel in the New York Tribune: Why it should have waited till now, and for the stimulus of the composer&8217;s coming before reaching the Metropolitan Opera House will not easily be explained by those ... Read More »

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Gustav Klimt

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt is a one of the most beloved artists of all time, but he definitely has a few surprises, if not skeletons, in his closet. Gold-leafed of course… The post 7 Things You Didn&8217;t Know About Gustav Klimt appeared first on Artists Network. Source: Fine #art 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Gustav Klimt Read More »

Peach Please: Sweet on Marzipan

Peach Please: Sweet on Marzipan The fruit we crave in the high heat of summer gives us a glow year-round with its gorgeous color   It’s impossible to ignore the beautiful, plump peach when it appears in a still life painting — it&8217;s in its nature to stand out. Harvested in China as far back as 6,000 BC, peaches were […] The post Peach Please: Sweet on Marzipan appeared first on Artists Network. Source: Fine ... Read More »

Dames and divas

Dames and divas

Dames and divas Since the unveiling of Claus Guth’s “One small step for man” La Boheme at the Paris Opera, which he had the audacity to set in space, opera fans of a certain era world wide have suffered a myriad of complaints including feigned coronary angina, pseudo ocular migraine, and apoplexies of every sort imaginable. I read one comments section on the interwebs where a veritable Cassandra of theatrical trend righteously swore that this ... Read More »

“Art is a kind of illness”

“Art is a kind of illness”

“#Art is a kind of illness” Born on this day in 1858 composer Giacomo Puccini.  Celebrate the maestro’s birthday this weekend with two webcasts: Il trittico from the Bayerische Staatsoper on Saturday… //www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KodEkJJREE and La bohème from the Royal Opera, Covent Garden on Monday. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Dtouh3p0qc Born on this day in 1883 composer Edgard Varèse. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=SN_5oUL_9xE Born on this day in 1885 composer and critic Deems Taylor. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N8x3RxBgys Born on this day in 1901 conductor Andre ... Read More »

Essentials of Painting Night Scenes | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

Essentials of Painting Night Scenes | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis WEB SEMINAR: Essentials of Painting Night Scenes! TIME: 1:00 to 4:00 PM ET DATES: 3 Saturdays: January 6, 13, and 20, 2018 The class may extend more than 3 hours WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. […] The post Essentials of Painting Night Scenes | LIVE ... Read More »

Paint Along 40: Enhance Your Paintings with Texture | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

Paint Along 40: Enhance Your Paintings with Texture | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

Paint Along 40: Enhance Your Paintings with Texture | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis WEB SEMINAR: Enhance Your Paintings with Texture! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM ET DATES: 3 Saturdays: November 4, November 11, and November 18, 2017 The class may extend more than 4 hours WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Registration for Paint Along 40: ... Read More »

Paint Along 39: Create Drama with Weather Effects | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

Paint Along 39: Create Drama with Weather Effects | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

WEB SEMINAR: Create Drama with Weather Effects! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM EST DATES: 3 Saturdays: October 14, October 21, October 28 The class may extend more than 4 hours WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Registration for Paint Along 39: Create Drama with Weather Effects LIVE online workshop coming soon! Painting Lessons to Create Drama in ... Read More »

4 Tips For Painting Fast And Loose

4 Tips For Painting Fast And Loose One of the most frequent questions I am asked by beginners is how to paint in a more fast and loose style. When you are starting out, it is not uncommon for your brushwork to be very tight and overly refined. This leads to an unnatural looking painting. When you watch the great master’s paint, […] The post 4 Tips For Painting Fast And Loose appeared first on ... Read More »

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