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Thomas Gaugain Stipple Engraver

Today, we travel to France home of engraver #ThomasGaugain (1756-1812).  Supposedly born in Abbeville, France, Gaugain would have moved to England as a child with his family.  But baptismal records show the baptism of a John Thomas Gaugain at St. Anne’s, … Continue reading

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Art by Pencil

The art of pencil and charcoal drawing is something which we do not see a lot of nowadays but there was a time when it was very popular and even main stream.  Prior to photography becoming a viable art form … Continue reading

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Art Inspired

I am always amazed at what people give away. Do we lack taste or appreciation of art? Maybe because it is old we think it unworthy of our modern world? I think in some respect we do lack an appreciation … Continue reading

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Art Through a Life

Today, I want to talk about a man who worked in various artistic fields during his life.  A pioneer in some aspects – a man willing to explore his different talents and this after being trained as a boot-maker by … Continue reading

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Discovering Art

I find it amazing what one can do with just a pencil or pen. Here are three original works. The portrait of an unknown lady in a bonnet, I believe to be quite old. It is unsigned and undated but … Continue reading

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