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The Painter’s Palette : Excerpts from a presentation by Judith Reeve at the Lyme Academy of Fine Art focused on understanding palette design for the artist through the color investigations of Robert Henri. George Inness’ Viewfinder : Judith Reeve demonstrates the use a viewfinder developed by George Inness to create unity of vision. The Color … Continue reading “Video Menu”

Robert Henri’s Interest in the Semi-neutrals

When one thinks about the paintings of Robert Henri, one thinks of the vibrancy of his color palette. But Henri’s method was multi-layered. What Henri sought in his images was a balance between high-intensity colors and what he called “grave” colors. Henri felt that the grave colors actually gave the feeling of mystery and “aliveness” … Continue reading “Robert Henri’s Interest in the Semi-neutrals”