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Realistic Painting Workshop by Dan Carrel

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2GOT CHAOS? THE VISUAL ALPHABET

Thirty years ago, I discovered an ancient visual alphabet that unlocks the mind’s creative visual doors, making it extremely easy to paint a complex, realistic painting—even for beginners. This visual alphabet—I call it chaos; the scientific community uses the term fractals—forms the underlying universal painting structure, which will influence you to see and create the basic visual patterns needed to complete a realistic painting. In effect, you will create a visual keyboard, which, in only a few hours, you will be able to play in a professional manner.

We are all programmed to see patterns in chaos. The mechanics of sight are similar to the electronic visual processing in digital cameras. Our brain breaks down ...

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