Local artist with Parkinson’s debuts artwork in exhibit

For a whole year, they don’t touch a paintbrush, focusing instead on drawing. The second year, they paint using only shades of gray. The third year, they use two more colors – ultramarine blue and burnt sienna.

What sounds like artistic torture is actually a method of fine art instruction dating back centuries.

Silverton painter Ulan Moore spent the last four years studying atelier-style at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. Now he’s returned with two fellow students and a vast collection of representational art that will show starting First Friday this week.

Sitting in his art-filled living room on Water Street, Moore does a convincing impression of his instructor, Juliette Aristides, critiquing a student. Wearing his trademark hat, he squints

Article source: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2015/03/05/local-artist-parkinsons-debuts-artwork-exhibit/24459843/

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