Why Should Artists Study the Great Masters? What can be learned from copying master artworks and other things I didn’t learn in College.

Many¬†years ago when I was an undergraduate Art student at McDaniel College, I asked one of my art professors, “Will it help me to be a better painter if I study the masters?” She said that it would, but declined to tell me how it would help. At the time, unfortunately, I didn’t take her advice. Perhaps it was because I didn’t truly understand why … Continue reading Why Should Artists Study the Great Masters? What can be learned from copying master artworks and other things I didn’t learn in College.