Russel Stutler

“Here is a compact sketching kit. It consists of a Moleskine pocket sketchbook, a mini water brush and a watercolor box I made (I love making things). There is a small Winsor Newton brush in the watercolor box to supplement... Read More

09/04/2004

Good Friday

“Good Friday is a very important holiday in Catholic Ecuador. In Quito takes place the Jesus del Gran Poder procession in the old colonial center, starting from the San Francisco Church. A statue of Jesus is carried through the streets,... Read More

09/04/2004

Lightness Perception and Lightness Illusions

“Every light is a shade, compared to the higher lights, till you come to the sun; and every shade is a light, compared to the deeper shades, till you come to the night.” —John Ruskin, 1879. Figure 18: White’s illusion.... Read More

09/04/2004

Paperweights

“Chinese Concentric Millefiori Paperweight. c.1930. This is a copy of a Clichy paperweight from France made in the classic period from 1845-1860. Clear ground. 2 3/4″ diameter by 1 3/8″ high. Unsigned. Very good condition with some minor scratches and... Read More

09/04/2004