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Multiverse of Meninas

Sometimes, an artist seeks their own style through replicating that of others but does copying the work of another make it yours?

Copying something to learn techniques and acquire skills is nothing new and trying to replicate masterworks as a teaching and learning process is a millennia-old tradition. Roman carvers honed their skills by attempting to duplicate classical Greek statuary and centuries later art academicians were expected to learn by repeatedly reproducing the great paintings. But there’s a…

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Remy Dean

Remy Dean

Author, Artist, Creative Consultant in Education. ‘This, That, and The Other’ fantasy novels published by The Red Sparrow Press. https://remydean.blogspot.com