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  • PAINTING - 919 Words
    PAINTING Painting – is among the fine arts, which creates meaningful effects, depicting different intrinsic human values, by the use of clustered imagination of lines and color. Painting is placed on a flat surfaced by the use of pigments. Painting expresses the artist’s perceptions and feelings on a particular selected subject. Usually, the artist’s selection of a subject comes from the understanding and interpretation of his feelings and emotions. Some artist may love country scenes, like...
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  • Painting - 521 Words
    SPANISH PERIOD When the Spaniards arrived in the Philippines in 1521, the colonizers used art as a tool to propagate the Catholic faith through beautiful images. With communication as a problem, they used images to explain concepts behind Catholicism and tell stories of Christ’s life and passion. Paintings was exclusively for the churches and for religious purposes. Occassionally used for propaganda. Tagalog painters Jose Loden, Tomas Nazario and Miguel delos Reyes, did the first still...
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  • Painting - 847 Words
    Title: Mother and Child Painter: William Merritt Chase This painting depicts the artist’s wife, Alice Gerson Chase and their firstborn child, Alice Dieudonnee Chase. The child is holding a coral whistle and looks over her mother’s shoulder, who is dressed in a japanese-inspired costume. According to Katherine Metcalf Roof, Chase biographer, the col William Merritt Chase was born in the United States of America on November 1, 1849 in Williamsburg (now Nineveh), Indiana, to the family of a...
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  • Painting Styles - 813 Words
    Painting Styles Sharon Spurling ART101 November 7, 2010 Caleb Kromer Throughout the history of art, there are many eras that helped to create many different pieces of art. In these eras, styles of painting changed and many of the different painting styles contrasted one another. Painting styles help to give a sense of the culture and history. Three of these eras: Neoclassicism, Impressionism, and Abstract Expressionism are just a few that reflected the differences in the painting...
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  • Whistler Paintings - 350 Words
    These artifacts were made for the sake of art which rejects the idea that the success of an art object can be measured by its accuracy, as a representation or the effectiveness with which it tells a story or suggests a moral. It actually really implies that an art object is best understood as a creation to be valued only for the success with which it organizes color and line into a formally satisfying and therefore beautiful whole. These artifacts communicate the reality of nature and village...
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  • Glass painting - 926 Words
    How to Do Glass Painting from a Pattern Tracing Edited by Jeff Hardy, Cased, Teresa, Puddy and 4 others Glass is so beautiful! Paintings too are eyes' delight! When glass and paints are combined, they create amazing works of art. The art of glass painting is becoming popular, especially with those who want to decorate their homes with an artistic touch. In fact, it is not very tough to do. You can create a beautiful painting in a day. All you need to do glass painting is a little...
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  • Cave Paintings. - 291 Words
    Dated between 28,000 and 10,000 BCE, the beautiful paintings on cave walls found near Lascaux, France represent the earliest surviving examples of the artistic expression of early people. Using the natural rock contours that suggest the volume of the animals, these 'primitive' people of the Paleolithic (Old Stone Age) painted evocative and startlingly accurate representations of the animals that were such an important part of their lives. Cows, bulls, horses, bison, and deer are among the...
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  • Drawing to Painting - 892 Words
     Drawing to Painting ART/230 November 10, 2014 Berta Stead Drawing to Painting Just as writing needs a rough draft, painting needs a drawing before expressing his or her ideas through the final product. Brainstorming is imagination, and drawing is putting it all down on something a little more concrete. Through drawing, an artist can see what roams around in his or her mind. It is a way for a painter to understand his or her inspiration as well as a painter’s first connection with the...
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  • Oil Paintings - 405 Words
    OIL PAINTINGS One of the images that I’m most fond of is the “Madonna and Child with the Chancellor Rolin” by Jan and Eck. This piece is one my favorites because it uses oil. When using oil the images of the paintings seem to realistically speak to me. This particular painting enables both fusion of tones and crisp effects and is unsurpassed for textural variation. The standard consistency of oil paint is a smooth, buttery paste. In this scene it depicts the Virgin crowned by a hovering Angel...
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  • Drawing to Painting - 746 Words
     Drawing to Painting Roxann K. Ames Arts/230 March 3, 2014 Angela Brasser Drawing to Painting Raphael was known for sketching his works before actually painting them. For the Alba Madonna he had as many as forty-eight sketches. Late in the fourteenth century paper was used more so that artists could explore ideas they had for design that they would later paint or sculpt. This exploratory drawing gave a quick look that was both vivid and intimate of the artist’s creativity to put their...
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  • Painting Styles - 721 Words
    Painting Styles ART 101 April 1, 2012 Painting Styles Neoclassic Art, Impressionist Artworks and Abstract Expressionism are very identifiable by their form, painting style and the era they speak of. All three have some comparisons and some very evident contrasts. The Neoclassic era of art reflected resurgence in the interest of the Greek and Roman Eras. People of this time were interested in seeing woman as more upstanding. They were also going back to a high moral tone,...
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  • Painting Analysis - 465 Words
    The House with the Cracked Walls (1892-94) by Paul Cézanne Oil on canvas (31.5 x 25.25 in) Located in Metropolitan Museum of Art Gallery 822, New York The artwork, which is vertical in its organization, it is a sight spot in somewhat suburban at dusk. An old and small house is in the center of painting, surrounded by several little trees. It is built on some big rocks. Artist paint from one side of the house from a low angle, so we cannot see what is its front look. The house is painted...
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  • digital painting - 820 Words
    Yvonne G. March 16,2015 Digital Painting & Painting by Hand Now a days, we are able to create art in ways that others might have not thought of. One of the methods that is becoming popular and known is digital painting. The oldest and most traditional method is painting by hand. Digital painting and painting by hand do not have to be with just a brush, it can be accomplished by other materials such as chalk, water colors, airbrush, and so on. Many have seen the outcomes to be very...
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  • Portarait Painting - 768 Words
    Portrait painting. Horatio once said: A picture is a poem without words . Really, a painting can speak loudly than thousand words. A painting is the most effective exhibition of one’s idea about a particular concept or material. A great painting enriches our experience of life, just as a great poem does, since great painters make us see and think a great deal more than the objects before us, they teach us to look at a scene through their eyes, their imagination. It can explain a story...
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  • Reflection on Paintings - 319 Words
    The gallery for Christopher Burch features contemporary landscape. This broad term was at first confusing to me. I didn’t know what to expect. At first I thought contemporary landscape could mean urban, but I was pleasantly surprised to find beautiful works of art of paintings that are almost soothing to the soul and eyes. These paintings were so beautifully done that anyone could enjoy them. Every single one was so detailed, yet so simple. Each painting had a unique landscape that looked so...
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  • Painting and its mediums - 4617 Words
    Artist and its medium Painting Artists these days have now several painting media to choose from but such is not the case in ancient times. Ancient time painters usually use media that are usually available to them such as wood, pottery and walls. This is the reason why most of the artefacts that are found today are from wall paintings such as frescoes and paintings in potteries that are used in burials and wines. Wood paintings such as panel painting are susceptible to weather conditions...
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  • Oil Paintings - 1037 Words
    Oil Painting The oil painting technique traces its roots all the way back to a time between the fifth and ninth century when it was first used in Western Afghanistan, yet it was made famous and the premier means of expression by the Renaissance movement in the 15th century by men like Leonardo Da Vinci and Raphael (Davide 46). The reason the oil painting technique gained this newfound popularity was due in large part to its ability to convey things such as human flesh more accurately while...
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  • Painting Analysis - 1056 Words
    “Garden of Love” Peter Paul Rubens’ “Garden of Love”, encompasses and captures the Baroque ideal of richness and lavishness. The viewer will observe a fusion of the realistic tradition of Flemish painting with the imagination and freedom of Italian renaissance painting. The painting expresses Neoplatonic views while also providing the viewer with endless topics for discussion and analysis, making it a true conversation piece. The “Garden of Love” depicts a scene of passionate festivities....
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  • Miniature Painting - 701 Words
    What is a miniature painting? GUIDE-LINES TOWARD A DEFINITION OF A MINIATURE PAINTING There are many way of defining a miniature painting. Each culture has its own rules. Here we offer some Hilliard Society guidelines towards a definition of miniature painting and the criteria set by the Society: * A high standard of draughtsmanship and composition. * Mastery of miniature technique in chosen media and palette. * No subject larger than life, portrait head no larger than 2” (5cm)....
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  • Contrast paintings - 616 Words
    Essay 3: Compare & Contrast Two Paintings Write a two-to-three-page (500-800 words) essay that describes and analyzes a pair of paintings on a similar subject matter. Choose ONE of the following pairs of paintings to analyze: 1. Family Portrait by Rembrandt & Family Group by William Glackens 2. The First Steps by Marguerite Gérard & First Steps by Vincent van Gogh 3. Paris, A Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte & Rainy Day on Fifth Avenue 1893 by Childe Hassam. Describe the two...
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  • Natue in Chinese Landscape Painting
    Over the long history of paintings in ancient China, the largest portion of painters specialized in landscapes. Landscape paintings are the most influential category among Chinese paintings and were developed in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), usually taking images of natural scenery, such as mountains or rivers. Landscape painting continued throughout the following dynasties maturing over time. There are specific techniques used to express nature that have been passed down from the ancient...
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  • The Street to Mbari-Painting Review
    Art to me is an individual’s way of expressing themselves in a very complex or unique way other than writing in simple text. One of my favorite black history pieces of artwork is the painting of “The Street To Mbari”. This masterpiece was painted by Jacob Lawerence, a profound African American born in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1917. Lawerence was notorious for his paintings using the tempera method, in which he enjoyed the most out of all of his many crafts and talents. This painting in...
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  • Golden Age of Painting - 1665 Words
    The Golden Age of Painting Renaissance was a period of great cultural change throughout Europe leading to the foundation of the modern world. Scholars rediscovered Greek and Roman texts and began to teach Latin literature which triggered a new way of thinking, and eventually leading to an intellectual movement called humanism. In this transitional period, there was a great revival of classical Greek and Roman culture, art and architecture. Painting was one of the most varied forms of art...
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  • Indian Painting and Sculpture - 1166 Words
     Gourab Basak Roll No. 515207 TPI Painting and Sculpture Introduction Indian painting has a very long tradition and history in Indian art. The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintings of pre-historic times, the petroglyphs found in places like Bhimbetka , some of them from before 5500 BC. And also an imperative part of Indian art culture is dominated by sculptures in India. Indian sculptures...
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  • Georges Seurat - Hi Painting
    Georges Seurat used the pointillism approach and the use of color to make his painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, be as lifelike as possible. Seurat worked two years on this painting, preparing it woth at least twenty drawings and forty color sketched. In these preliminary drawings he analyzed, in detail every color relationship and every aspect of pictorial space. La Grande Jatte was like an experiment that involved perspective depth, the broad landscape planes of...
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  • Visual Perception - Painting - 7307 Words
    Name: N.Mithun Kumar Vasu Deva Sarma Roll No: 201001072 Course: Space Time in Arts and Humanities Date: 17-11-2012 Topic: Perception of Visual Arts (Painting) ABSTRACT The task essentially is to consider what the art of painting essentially is and how it is perceived. One of the most curious questions which first arises is ―What is an Art?‖ Art: Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities. The word art can refer to several things: a study of creative...
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  • Comparison Between Two Paintings
    During the 14th century, when the beginning of the Renaissance took place, Florence was one of the main political, economic, and artistic cities in Europe. The Black Death, the plague that reduced the population of Florence, and the difficulties Florence encountered by this time explain the heavy influence of gothic style in architecture and the elegance found in every artwork created in this era. Florence was one of the top European cities when it came to painting, because it had the greatest...
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  • Humanities painting description - 873 Words
    Painting Description Essay Humanities 110 There are many paintings in the world and as a modern society that is everyday evolving; we must be able to describe the paintings we see. In doing so we can extract the culture and value it represents and only then can we fully understand these different cultures and human values that are presented throughout history in the many arts that are created. In my eyes any type of emotional expression can be appreciated. Recently I came upon...
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  • Art 101 Painting Styles
    Painting Styles When we look at art and different art work some of us have trouble seeing more than what meets the eye. I myself tend to get caught up in how I feel rather than giving any thought at all to the history and details of the moment in time when the piece was created. As I have read more about different periods of art I see that there is much to be learned about the art that is beyond the surface of the piece. In the painting The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries is a...
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  • Discription on "Power of Music" Painting
    The Power of Music The Power of Music (1847) is an iconic work of art that has helped to ensure William Sidney Mount a permanent reputation as one of the greatest American artists. It is a narrative genre painting with elements of portraiture commissioned by Charles M. Leupp. Owned by the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Power of Music is in Gallery 207: “American Art at Home and Abroad.”...
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  • Review of 3 Paintings - 642 Words
    Art 199 Art Museum Paper The first painting is Tornado Over Kansas by John Steuart Curry. It is an American painting done in 1929. It was created using oil on canvas. In the picture you see a family consisting a mother, father, two young boys, a baby in the mother’s arms, and a young girl along with various animals that they are attempting to herd into the cellar. The younger of the two boys is carrying a black cat, the older boy is carrying several puppies and the young girl is dragging the...
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  • The Process of Painting a Bedroom - 637 Words
    Whether there’s a newborn baby or just a new taste in style, everyone’s going to have to paint a bedroom at some point in life. Painting a bedroom can be time-consuming and takes a lot of patience. Many say painting can almost be as much of a hassle as moving, and at times overwhelming. However, with the right supplies and preparation painting a bedroom can be something quick and easy. All the painter will need is some blue masking tape, an old sheet or plastic to protect the floor, a mixing...
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  • Compare/Contrast Paintings at Palmer
    Dan Rebok Art History 100 3/2/2010 Compare/Contrast Paintings at Palmer The Sacrifice of Jephthah’s Daughter 1650 by Pietro Vecchia is a rather unusual painting. The premise is that he must sacrifice his own daughter because of a deal with God. In the painting she has her arms across her chest covering her naked self and is bent over almost in a ball. This cowering is a stark difference to, Giovanni Baglione’s St Sebastian healed by an Angel 1603. Sebastian is in repose with his hands...
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  • Egyptian and Minoan Painting - 1001 Words
    Introduction: The styles of Minoan painting versus Egyptian painting can be compared through the techniques and materials used, as well as the subjects portrayed. Techniques used Egyptian techniques Style of paintings Reason for paintings (religious, storytelling, etc.) Planning of murals Cultural influence Minoan techniques Style of paintings Reason for paintings Cultural influence Materials Egyptian materials "Canvas" used Colors used Brushes How pigments were...
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  • difference between paintings - 633 Words
     Compare and Contrast 2 artworks ‘Music In the Tulieries’ And ‘Dance at le Moulin de la Galette’ Music in the Tuileries Garden depicts a fashionable Parisian crowd socialising in the the Tuileries garden as they enjoy the music played by a band, Manet has not included the musicians in the painting. The scene is crowded and the composition of people occupies more than half of the canvas. Manet has attempted to capture the hustle-bustle of the modern life of people...
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  • Norman Rockwell's Paintings - 389 Words
    What is the Perfect Family? Norman Rockwell is a very imaginative character. He was able to paint images that captured the attention of millions. The first picture on page 22 is “A Family Tree”. It ends with a man, a woman, and a child. Because this is a family tree, we can infer that this is a husband, a wife, and their child. The second picture, “Freedom from Want”, shows a family gathering on a dinner table. That event could be what is known as Thanksgiving Dinner. The third picture,...
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  • The Interpretation of Painting and the Appreciation of Music
    THE ARTS: The Interpretation of Painting and the Appreciation of Music VOCABULARY Ablaze | Brightly lit or brightly coloredStars ablaze with their own luminescence (soft shining light) | Adroit | Very skillful and quickly in the way you think or moveHe is an exceptionally adroit artist | Aesthetic | Related to the enjoyment or study of beautyTo perform an aesthetic function | Aftermath | The period of time after somethingAlthough Van Gogh sold only one painting in his life, the...
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  • Painting Styles Essay - 525 Words
    Painting Styles Essay Your Name Art 101 Instructor’s Name Date Painting Styles Essay Neoclassical art was created in Greece and Rome. Neoclassical art has little emotion and came after the period with Rococo art and Baroque art. The classical elements of neoclassical art were used in England to vivid ideas and express courage. Neoclassical art fascinated many viewers and offered them new ways of seeing and doing art. There were some very famous people who used this type of art. Two of...
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  • Indian School of Paintings - 2136 Words
    JAIN SCHOOL OF PAINTING We find Jain style in the four paintings of Jins (Jain Gods) in the Sittanvasala caves in 700A.D. The oldest examples of this school are the paintings of parshwa-Nath, Nemi-Nath and Rish-Nath etc, 20 Tirthankars in “KalKacharya Katha” and “Kalpa Sutra”. Most of the Jain paintings were done Black & white 10th&15th century. These paintings have been mostly executed on Tala-Patra. There was an article “Jain on Dwara Pallavit Chitrakala” in the “Vishal Bharat”...
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  • The Cronus Complex and Goya's Paintings
    “The Cronus Complex is not a murderous tendency per say, since Cronus did not just got rid of his offspring, but a destructive ingestive process which hinders the child’s capacity to exist separately and autonomously from the parent. In consuming his child, Cronus does not only aim to annihilate him but does so by making him part of himself. According to Bolen, since ancient times, the Cronus Complex is a tendency through which male oriented cultures have maintained power. That is evident is...
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  • Analysis of Literature and Paintings - 1195 Words
    Part 1 Cleopatra Carefully read the following extract several times. How does this passage characterise the relationship between Antony and Cleopatra and how does this compare to its portrayal in other Roman Sources in Book 1, Chapter 1? In this extract Antony is portrayed as being besotted with Cleopatra even after she had betrayed him. The extract also indicates Antony cannot live without Cleopatra ‘Why delay any longer, Antony? Fate has taken away the one excuse which could still make you...
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  • Oil Paintings in Romanticism and Cubism
    Oil Paintings During Romanticism Times And Cubism In cubist paintings, objects are broken up, analyzed, and reassembled in an abstracted form, instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to present the piece in a greater context. Often the surfaces intersect at what seems like random angles presenting no coherent sense of depth. In Romanticism artwork exalted individualism, subjectivism, irrationalism, imagination, emotions...
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  • Oil Painting and Sydney Tram Line
    John Brack The painting is called ‘Collins Street 5pm’and was painted in 1955. It is an oil painting on canvas, sized 114.6 x 162.9 cm. Collins Street 5pm, 1955, oil on canvas, 114.6x162.9cm Collins Street 5pm, 1955, oil on canvas, 114.6x162.9cm John Brack has used dull mainly consisting of black, brown and dirt yellow colour. He has used a very limited palette of colours. There was lots of repetition used in this painting: The people in the middle, the hats of the people in...
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  • Portrait Painting and Cream White Plaster
    Going to the RISD art museum happened to be a little more hassle than we expected it to be. I went there first with Tom on Friday the 22nd and we got there 4:45 which happened to be 15 min before closing. So we had to go home and come back on Tuesday the 26th. Once we finally got in it was very nice, we started on floor 3. The part we started on had very modern architecture with cream white plaster walls and cement floors with lighting from above. The lighting lit the pieces very well as it...
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  • Difference Between Digital and Traditional Painting
    ST. DOMINIC COLLEGE OF ASIA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND COMPUTER STUDIES Title of Case Study “The Difference Between Digital and Traditional Painting” Submitted By: Sheena G. Ureta AB Multimedia Arts 4A 2013 ABOUT THE SCHOOL SDCA LOGO Located at the gateway of Bacoor, St. Dominic College of Asia (SDCA), a progressive and globally-oriented collegiate institution, revolutionizes the higher...
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  • Moma Visit - Compare and Contrast Paintings
    MoMA visit - Visual analysis Art is an effective way to express beauty. Artists have different ways to express their ideas and communicate nonverbally through their work. In the Early Modern Art period, artists were free to create their pieces in diverse ways that never had been done before. For this essay, I chose the works of two artists of this period to compare and contrast so that the diversity of Modern art can be demonstrated. Even though Vincent Van Gogh and Rene...
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  • Ready-Made Paintings, Renaissance Period
    In the Renaissance period, ready-made paintings were available for purchase. However, the subject matter and pictures were limited. Therefore, if someone wanted a painting according to his specifications, he would go to a painter and have it custom-made. The patron would contact a painter and ask him to make a painting for him. He would tell the painter what he wants, such as subject matter and what figures should be in it. He can also provide a drawing of it. And, of course, he would provide...
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  • Painting and Self-portrait Story Hum
    Self-Portrait Story HUM 111 August 25, 2013 I feel as though now it has come time for me to create a portrait of myself. I would like the viewers of my work to have a greater understanding of myself, and my work, I feel I will be able to give the people who admire my pieces of art a larger perspective of my work and passion. I have been painting for the majority of my life, I really don’t know if people know who I am and what I have a passion for, I would like to put a ever lasting...
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  • Opinion on Afremov's Water Pastel Painting
    First of all, I chose Leonid Afremov because I admire the quality of his work. Before I chose him as my subject, I did check out other artists like David Clerihew who specializes in photography, portraits, landscapes & film. There is Marcel Christ as well, whose forte is still life and also dabbles in personal work and film. Benedict Redgrove on the other hand, does a little of everything such as photography, landscapes, epic set-ups and still life. I had to really think hard on Sam Logan...
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  • Painting essay- Water Mill Fog
    Joseph Lawson Water Mill Fog Many artists attempt to provoke emotions and interest through there artwork; however, not all truly succeed. Though one artist that skillfully rouses sentiment and curiosity is Jane Wilson (b. 1924). One of her most famous paintings, Water Mill Fog (1966), has an intriguing sense of mystery behind it. It is an oil painting on canvas that is 60 X 74 - 1/2”. The title, Water Mill Fog, directly depicts the scene of the painting. In 1960, Jane and her husband...
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  • The Role of Funpon in the Painting Production of the Edo Kano School
    Index 1, Introduction 3 2, The origin of the term 5 3, Funpon for learning 7 3,1 The learning curriculum in the Kobikichō Kano workshop 7 3,2 Shitsu-ga and Gaku-ga 8 4, Funpon for painting production 13 4,1 The succession of motifs and styles...
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  • A Glimpse of the Japanese Era through Filipino Paintings
    DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION Visayas State University Baybay City, Leyte DC 124 Fundamentals of Audio-Visual Communication INSTRUCTIONAL MODULE OUTLINE A Glimpse of the Japanese Era through Filipino Paintings Submitted to: Mr. Jude Nonie A. Sales Submitted by: Joseph B. Pilapil March 11, 2013 I INTRODUCTION I.1 Background in the selection of the topic and AV Media to use In Philippine history, many countries had tried to own the lands from when the time...
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  • Short Essay Questions: Painting Media and Processes
    Art 1030 Unit 3 Assignment Short Answer Each question = 4 points 1. dry and liquid media 2. pigment 3. medium 4. glaze 5. an edition 6.prints are made using an indirect process resulting in multiples of the same image. 7. logos and trademarks 8. posed with the weight of the body on 1 foot 9. in the round 10. low relief Short Essay Questions Each question = 15 points 1. Discuss how certain drawing materials lend themselves to certain subject matter or concepts. (100 word min) I think that...
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  • Similarities Between the Music of Debussy and the Painting of Turner
    Similarities between the music of Debussy and the painting of Turner The music of Claude Debussy and the painting of J.M.W. Turner are, in most people's minds, two entirely different things. However, each man was considered the founder of impressionism in his own artform. Impressionism was a movement in late 19th century European art, which was a reflection of the realizations in physics about the properties of light. Turner's atmospheric paintings and Debussy's tone poems, although...
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  • Imperial History Paintings: Celebrating British Supremacy
    2.Oil painting, life-size portrait painting and the use of perspective 3. The history paintings dramatise and recreate various episodes of British imperial history. These paintings celebrated the British—their power, victories and supremacy. One such painting is the one shown below. The discovery of the body of Sultan Tipu by General Sir David Baird, 4 May 1799, painted by David Wilkie This painting, like most imperial history paintings, aims to project the superiority of the Britishers...
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  • L. S. Lowry's painting: Waiting for the shop to open
    IV/ Written work: 2. Waiting for the Shop to Open Waiting for the shop to open (1943) is a painting by L. S. Lowry. Laurence Stephen Lowry was an English painter and became well-known for his oil paintings of industrial and urban landscapes of the North of England in the mid-20th century. The scene of the painting takes place in a street which is in front of a greengrocer's shop called “fish and fruit”. Furthermore, the number of the street, 117, on the door’s shop was the same as Lowry’s...
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  • Painting at the Court of Milan by Leonardo Da Vinci
    Exhibition review Title of Assignment: Painting at the Court of Milan by Leonardo Da Vinci We recognize what Renaissance is, as a cultural movement, economic, and social development, furthermore, there are number of expression of it. However much it could say, it is likely to be defined as only 1 word, “Leonardo Da Vinci” (“April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519”), who worked out diversely many ways in the Renaissance period. This great exhibition (“Painter at...
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  • Different Mediums Use in Paintings, Architecture, Sculpture
    The Different Mediums Use in Paintings There are different mediums in paintings that are used today. Artist's uses different kinds of mediums, they includes acrylic, pastels, fresco, gouache, oil tempura, water color and water miscible oil paint. Acrylic is a fast drying paint. It contains pigments suspended in polymer emulsion. Acrylic paints are usually diluted with waters. Another medium that is being used is the Pastel. Pastel comes in three different types, the soft pastels, the hard...
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  • Evaluationof Two Paintings : "Parsifal "And "Free Wiil and Miracle"
    Evaluation of Parsifal and Free Will and Miracle La Salle Art Museum has been opened for about thirty-six years now and owns a constant exhibition of artworks from the Renaissance to the present (lasalle.edu/museum). The gallery possesses many artworks made by people from different centuries and countries. Parsifal by Pinckney Marcius Simon from the late 19th century and Free Will and Miracle by Bo Bartlett from the late 20th century are two artworks exhibited at La Salle Art Museum. These two...
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  • Olivia Peguero Art and Paintings: Its Symbolism and Meanings
    Olivia Peguero Art and Paintings: Its Symbolism and Meanings At first look Olivia Peguero’s oil paintings are magnificent and lavish tropical visions of the Dominican Republic and Caribbean. Her art has been inextricably linked to the idea of island life and the splendor of its landscapes and botanical diversity. Peguero only produces a few pieces each year, some taking months to complete. She is often seen in images, flanked by her assistant or with only her easel and set of oils. Spending...
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  • Comparison between Paintings: Grainstack by Claude Monet and Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol
    Katelin DeSieno April 16, 2013 Art 101 B01 Compare & Contrast Essay In this essay I will compare and contrast two paintings. The first is “Grainstack (Sunset)” painted by Claude Monet in 1891. The second being “Marilyn Monroe” painted by Andy Warhol in 1967. When Monet painted “Grainstack,” he was experimenting with perceptual color. The idea of the Impressionist movement was to objectively record nature as it was seen by the painter, focusing on the effects of color and...
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  • This is an analysise on a Paul Nash painting called "Landscape from a Dream".
    A Dream World Imagine walking along the dark shale cliffs of the English coast. Down below the waves crash upon the cliffs creating a soothing wish wash of sound. The rays from a sunset cast shadows that stretch out before you. A bird takes flight enjoying the thermals that the days heat has brought. Everything feels perfect. The temperature feels not one degree too hot. The wind whooshes gently and soothingly. The sounds blend together to create a melody of music. The salty smell of the ocean...
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  • How Artisoo Provide Oil Paintings All over the World
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