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Texture and Color

Bob Borson —  February 6, 2012 — 15 Comments

The colors and textures that exist in nature can be extremely inspirational. Taking the time to look around and see them sometimes requires some extra effort.

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Painted white wood ceilings

Bob Borson —  January 16, 2012 — 62 Comments

Wood ceilings and heavy timber beams painted white … sounds pretty nice doesn’t it? It brings to mind bucolic summer vacations and Vera Bradley catalogs.

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Alla prima is a painting technique in which the work is completed in one session without time for the paint to dry. This is the story of my painting ‘Saving Cherries’ by Jonathan Aller.

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My Favorite Color

Bob Borson —  May 24, 2011 — 31 Comments

Most people have a favorite color but not me. I pick colors for other people all the time but when it comes time to pick my own favorite? I’m an expert and I have a theory

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If you wondered what the difference was between eggshell and semi-gloss – then I have finally delivered on my promise and collected information from a myriad of sources and added my own opinions where it seemed relevant.

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Color theory is only as complicated as you let it be – there are rules and if you choose to follow them, your odds of putting together a working color scheme improve dramatically

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