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Creating Island Delft Blue

A New Idea on an Old Classic What can be more coastal than the color blue?  I have always been a fan of delft blue.  It is a really cool idea.  It is simple blue and white, but with a lot of detail.  Delft blue comes from the Netherlands, specifically Delft.  Yes, that is where the name comes from. Classic Delft Blue Delft Blue is the world-famous "porcelain" earthenware that has been produced in the city of Delft.  The Delft blue was not really Chinese porcelain, but a cheaper earthenware.  It was not made from the porcelain clay, but a clay that was coated and glazed with tin after it was fired.  Despite this it was popular with rich families. ...

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Coastal Art Gets Ethereal: Painting the Blue Jellyfish

Childhood Woes I never thought I would do jellyfish art, coastal art yes maybe but not jellyfish art.  As a kid I would hang out at the water a lot.  Mostly the beach and rocky shores.  I would ride my bike down to these spots after school or on the weekends.  I wasn't sure why, but I often felt more at home in between.  Not the land or the water, but the shore, that was my spot.  One thing I wasn't a fan of was jellyfish.  I would be happy hanging out on the shore and a jellyfish would swim by and ruin my day by stinging the heck out of me.  Jellyfish Paintings and Jellyfish Art Lately I've seen...

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