The early history of pastel, from Robert Nanteuil, through the brilliant portraits of Rosalba Carriera, to Maurice Quentin de La Tour, and the hyperrealism of Liotard.
Scheduling background activities like making backups has moved from cron to launchd, and now to a more complex system. This has reduced the reliability of macOS and made it harder to support.
Apple has recently pushed another set of silent updates to the data files for security systems in macOS […]
Including superb coastal views by Winslow Homer, Monet, Seurat, Sorolla, and van Rysselberghe. The clifftop is a great place from which to paint.
Barriers to living in more remote areas with high quality of life are being removed, but self-sufficiency is important. Changes in macOS do not help.
There’s two ways to paint a coastal cliff: from the beach, or on the top. Surprisingly few landscape painters have opted for the latter. Here are some examples.
Got a setting that you just can’t get to stick properly? Here’s a listing of preference files for Sierra, and pointers to all sorts of other settings too.
Now seen as the odd man out of the Impressionists, at the time he had great influence. Here are samples of the work of those he influenced.
Time Machine not backing up hourly? Troubled by repeated prompts to enter your user password? iCloud Drive playing up? Try installing the latest Combo updater. Updated for High Sierra.
Degas was nothing if not thoroughly sociable. Here are some of his more significant artistic friendships, with paintings.