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Adventures and Misadventures in Art is a collection of stories told from the artists perspective with heavy doses of humor and laughter.

The God of Gardening and Other Fun Stuff

The God of Gardening Priapus is the Greek God of Gardening and everything else that requires fertility and such.  He is defined as a "minor" god, but there is nothing minor about him. The poor guy got cursed with ugliness, small stature, a huge penis and inconvenient impotence, meaning that every time he

By |2020-02-08T15:08:15-05:00February 8th, 2020|Stewart Fletcher's Blog|Comments Off on The God of Gardening and Other Fun Stuff

Henri Matisse

Credit: Paul Romanowski At the peak of world war two, Henri Matisse was fighting for his life.  He was undergoing intestinal cancer surgery as the Germans entered France.  His life changing surgery also had a huge impact on Modern Art.  This is one of my favorite documentaries on the

By |2020-02-06T15:37:57-05:00February 6th, 2020|Art History, Videos|Comments Off on Henri Matisse

Everyone can learn how to mix paints and use colours effectively!

In this video, Stewart Fletcher begins to discuss some of the basic notions about colour. Everyone can learn to mix colours and use colours effectively! This topic is elaborated upon in his painting classes both privately and in his workshops. Other Videos

By |2020-02-05T16:47:45-05:00February 5th, 2020|Stew's Clues, Stewart Fletcher's Blog, Videos|Comments Off on Everyone can learn how to mix paints and use colours effectively!

Why I Paint Women

Why do I paint women? It's a question I still get forty years into my career.  I answered questions in this mini-documentary almost 20 years ago as a part of the television show Eros. The answers I gave are still valid today.  My response today is more complex and nuanced due

By |2020-02-05T16:13:43-05:00February 4th, 2020|Media, Stewart Fletcher's Blog, Videos|Comments Off on Why I Paint Women
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