art and art history. (broad to very specific)
Hi, I'm new here.
I am an artist specializing in portraiture and the human figure.
I have extensive knowledge of oil painting, pastel, charcoal and graphite. I also have intermediate knowledge of lithography.
I have extensive knowledge of human artistic anatomy (that is the skeleton, muscles, and outward appearance of humans)
My art history knowledge mostly lies in the Renaissance, specifically the Northern Renaissance.
I have studied the materials and techniques of the old masters. (so I can tell you how things might have been done in the 1800s back to the ancient egyptians)
I have a quite extensive library of art books as well as access to the electronic resources of the largest art library in the country, so what I don't know or can't remember, I can probably find pretty easily.
A couple more really specific things:
I know the style and technique of Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens inside and out.
I have extensively researched and written a paper on Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights" (not an easy task, I might add)
I have studied some of the history of abstract and non-obective art but I know little about the technique, if you need to know how these artists work please ask someone else. I am a representational artist.
That's all, I think.
"I'm glad I live in the GPS era. In a different century, I would've set off to visit the other side of the village and wandered off into the mountains and been eaten by a carnivorous plant. Or discovered the Americas."