Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

La Primavera by Mary Ellis LaGarde

La Primavera

March 10, 2013

Mary studied Van Gogh’s Almond Blossoms painting and used his painting technique to create a painting of her own that she calls “La Primavera”.

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Aspens Autumn I

October 27, 2012

Mary is working on a series of aspen tree paintings she calls “The Four Seasons”.  She hikes Echo Mountain near Evergreen, Colorado every three months to collect possible subjects for her Aspen paintings.  She started painting the first of a planned series of four large canvases using the same Venetian-style painting techniques she uses for her Renaissance portraits.  It is a slow and […]

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Sorg Easel

Mary’s Sorg Easel

July 8, 2012

Mary discovered a fantastic easel designed by Denver artist David Sorg.

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Study of Raphael's Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione by Mary Ellis LaGarde

Study of Raphael’s “Baldassare Castiglione”

December 14, 2011

Mary is fascinated by the techniques used by Renaissance portrait painters.  In this work, she practiced the techniques of  Raffaello Sanzio who is popularly known by the name Raphael.

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Study of Vermeer’s “Girl With a Pearl Earring”

December 9, 2011

Mary admires the Dutch Masters and their use of light. She practiced Johannes Vermeer’s painting techniques in this 2011 painting that she completed in her studio in Colorado.

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