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Gorky’s The Artist and His Mother

I don’t like that word, “finish.” When something is finished, that means it’s dead, doesn’t it? I believe in everlastingness. I never finish a painting—I just stop working on it for a while. –Arshile Gorky, 1948 In March 1919, 14-year-old Vosdanig Manoog Adoian watched his mother starve to death, one of countless victims of the […]

A Tribute to Discomfort: Cory Richards

Blue Chalk worked with National Geographic Creative photographer and North Face athlete Cory Richards to create a promotional piece to demonstrate the scope of his work and the passion and athleticism that accompanies him in the field. A Tribute to Discomfort brings the viewer through Cory’s stunning work, his unique sense of humor, and his […]
The Limitations of Oil PaintThe Limitations of Oil Paint

The Limitations of Oil Paint

In this video I talk about the limitations of oil paint. For more free videos on painting in oil visit If you are interested in the paint that I use visit