George Bodine is active/lives in Kentucky. George Bodine is known for figure, interior, still life painting.
Biography George Bodine
I have taught myself to paint, ONLY after I finally found out what moved me in art. I have studied untold hours, basically giving myself a course in painting that I don't believe you can purchase today. I have studied pigments, how to make them, their archival properties, their history. I have worked with numerous supports from Belgium linen to board, and used probably every medium imaginable, from gold leaf to acetone washes with pencil lead shavings. I love oils.
If an old Master from the 1600s entered my studio while I was producing my canvases or panels today, he would feel right at home, and he would recognize the smells. I use the same techniques of those times… two coats of hot rabbitskin glue san
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