-PD-US, Google Art Project

Attrib: Google Art Project, PD-US.


Art, Films.

Did Vermeer do it with mirrors?

In his book Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters, painter David Hockney has suggested that Vermeer and other hyper-realistic painters like Caravaggio used optical projection techniques to assist in the production of their startlingly real paintings. This has been met with a good deal of skepticism in the art world, in particular because the means and tools for the technique are not forthcoming.  Enter tech inventor Tim Jenison.

-Oregon Scribbler,

Oregon Scribbler.



Resident artist

My wife Cindy, for as long as I have known her, has gladly shared her artistic temperament.  She is an accomplished singer, painter, and decorator, and has adorned our lives with the beauty of her creations, some evanescent, many more corporeal.