Tag Archive for: Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

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Copying Velázquez: Philip IV In Studio

Prior to traveling to the National Gallery in London to copy the painting in real life, I did a copy of it from a photograph.  Needless to say, I found the colors to be greatly different once I had the real thing in front of me. &nb…
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Self-Portrait in the Bowels of Rome

Sometimes the only thing to do is hold on to those that keep you going. This was one of the very few self-portraits that survived my five-year stay in a bunker-like, hole-in-the-ground studio in Arco degli Acetari near Campo de' Fiori.