Category: Art Instruction

  • The Charles Bargue Drawing Course, 1868

    According to Wikipedia… Charles Bargue (c. 1826/1827 – April 6, 1883) was a French painter and lithographer who devised a drawing course. Life and career Charles Bargue is mostly remembered for his Cours de dessin, one of the most influential classical drawing courses conceived in collaboration with Jean-Léon Gérôme. The course, published between 1866 and 1871 by Goupil & Cie, and […]

  • Cotti…

    I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the one guy who taught me more about painting in the shortest amount of time than any other…Sir Cotti.   I’ve lost touch with him over the years but I see he’s still painting and is nearing 80 years old.  He was a real character when I knew him.  I […]