Technique Tuesday: Atmospheric Perspective

What is it? Atmospheric perspective is a visual phenomenon that occurs when we view a landscape. A very simple way of understanding the phenomenon is through the phrase, “fading into the distance.” When we view a landscape, the objects in the distance lose contrast and detail and gain a blue hue. Essentially, this happens because…

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Technique Tuesdays: En Plein Air

What is it? Today’s Technique Tuesday topic takes us on a trip to the great outdoors as we explore the world of Plein Air painting. The term “en plein air” is a French expression that translates to “in the open air.” It is used to describe the technique of painting outdoors, with the subject in full…

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Studio Selfie Saturdays: Bethanne Kinsella Cople

It’s time for #StudioSelfieSaturday! Today’s selfie come to us from the amazing local landscape painter Bethanne Kinsella Cople. (She is pictured here with her lovely studio assistant, Winnie.) Bethanne is well loved for her gorgeous landscapes and lush painting technique. To check out all of her currently available work on our website, just click here! It’s…

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Spotlight: Local Artists

At the gallery, we’re always being asked by curious folks whether or not all of work comes from artists who live locally. No, indeed, Principle Gallery searches far and wide to bring you phenomenal Contemporary Realism from all corners of the States, and even abroad! Luckily, though, we have found that some of these brilliant…

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