i just like looking at art & thinking, “i know how they did that.”
like, being able to tell what they had to do to get it to look a certain way is so cool because i get to imagine them doing it. In that way i feel like i get to experience the piece with the artist.
Three decorative panels by A. Smit for ‘The Art Decorator; designs in colours for art workers and amateurs’. Published 1907 by H. Grevel & Co.
‘Fantaisies oceanographiques en 25 planches en couleurs’ by E.H. Raskin. Published 1924 by F. Dumas.
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‘Carnival’ by Erwin Puchinger for The art decorator; designs in colours for art workers and amateurs. Published 1907 by H. Grevel & Co.