Transparency – A Key to Spatial Depth in Painting Part 2, Color

Newberry Art Tutorials This online tutorial is a transcription from a 2002 lecture I gave at the Courage of Your Perceptions Conference (Satellite to the EC’s Vision Scientists’ Conference) in Glasgow, Scotland.Given a two-dimensional surface, transparency and contrast are a means to place identities/forms through spatial depth. In Part 1 I discussed how this theory …

Transparency – A Key to Spatial Depth in Painting Part 1, Black/White

Newberry Art Tutorials Art Tutorial Transparency – A Key to Spatial Depth in Painting Part 1, Black/White This online tutorial is a transcription from a 2002 lecture I gave at the Courage of Your Perceptions Conference (Satellite to the EC’s Vision Scientists’ Conference) in Glasgow, Scotland. We have examples of artworks from 30,000 years ago …

Innovations

Since falling in love with Rembrandt’s magic at the age of 11, I have been on life-long quest for perceptual, emotional, and intellectual discoveries. Implementing these discoveries as I work on my drawings and paintings, I am at the same time, asking myself, while painting, “What exactly am I doing?” in order to understand these …

The Start

I grew up on the beach in La Jolla, California, without religion, but with freedom. Never did homework, hated the obligation of going to school, only had two teachers I liked, respectively in art and geometry. The most important influence was Rembrandt, just love the guy, discovered him when I was 11 and painted/drew everyday …

About

Michael Newberry, b. 1956, is an American neo-romanticist painter based in Idyllwild, California. He blends a variety of influences, notably Rembrandt and the French Impressionists. His major works are typically life-sized canvases. His works are collected by internationally renowned people such as designer Chan Luu and philosopher Stephen Hicks. Michael Newberry started painting at 11 …