Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:26:19 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com Flowers in Art from the Dutch Golden Age http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306341.asp The Dutch have had a national passion for flowers - beginning in the 16thc. I'll discuss interesting aspects of floral arrangements then and now and artists who painted flowers (and one who didn't). Sat, 13 Jul 2019 22:10:10 EST Genius of Vermeer the Artist http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306313.asp If you have ever seen a painting by Johannes Vermeer, you will notice extraordinary brushwork and colors (to die for). I will discuss the camera obscura and highlights from this Dutch artist's oeuvre. Sat, 29 Jun 2019 22:10:10 EST Elephants in Art + Their Fate http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306279.asp Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:10:10 EST