(EN) – The brush and brushstrokes | Bruce MacEvoy


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The brush is the physical spirit of the painter in the act of painting.

The range and quality of brushstrokes conveys the experience, feeling and conviction of the painter, in the same way physical movement of the body expresses the culture, emotion and energy of the human being.

which gives the brushstroke a vivid physical and spirital dimension. It expresses the painter’s movements, as well as his thoughts and observations.

The various skills of working with paints — pigment choices, color mixing, and accurate dilution — are by comparison something the viewer cannot see as clearly. Although these choices contribute powerfully to the visible effect of the finished painting, they are not visible in the …

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