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Inner Light Arts Blog — Leonardo da Vinci

NOVALIS a new Sun Rises Hymns to the Night

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NOVALIS  a new Sun Rises Hymns to the Night

Though in conversation he delighted most to unfold the deeps of the soul, and spoke as inspired of the regions of invisible worlds, yet he was mirthful as a child; would jest in artless gaiety, and heartily concede to the jestings of his company. Without vanity, without learned haughtiness, far from any affectation and hypocrisy, he was a genuine, true man, the purest and loftiest embodiment of a high immortal spirit.

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Making Art on a Black Surface: from Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks

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Making Art on a Black Surface: from Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks

Art: Kristena West M.A. 2005 “A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”  Leonardo da Vinci When I make art/sketches every day for my online art store, I love working on black charcoal paper. Black fills in the background so you don't have to work so hard, it helps whatever you do.  When I teachWomenSpirit classes, I give the students black craft paper,  it's in-expensive and has a "tooth" so media grabs at it. When I told the (adult) women that the paper was...

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