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Old 07-05-2018, 07:48 AM
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Re: How Did the Old Flemish Masters paint Florals In Such Elaborate Detail

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There were no cameras, computers with photo-imaging software and so on, in the 1400's.
they had magnifying glass, which is still employed today for hyper realism, which is still being done today in this present day and age.
We have several fellow members that spend many hours, over months doing a single painting.
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Re: How Did the Old Flemish Masters paint Florals In Such Elaborate Detail

Thanks very much Sidbledsoe - great references. Awe-inspiring fine detail work indeed. Appreciate the information.
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Old 07-18-2018, 06:43 AM
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Re: How Did the Old Flemish Masters paint Florals In Such Elaborate Detail

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I confess, this is a rather different procedure than I would have presumed. He didn't glaze as much a I would have thought!
The described method was actually pretty standard practice in the Netherlands at that time. A very economic way of painting.
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