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  • The Painting

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    The Painting "A picture can paint a thousand words." I found the one picture in my mind that does paint a thousand words and more. It was a couple of weeks ago when I saw this picture in the writing center; the writing center is part of State College. The beautiful colors caught my eye. I was so enchanted by the painting, I lost the group I was with. When I heard about the observation essay, where we have to write about a person or thing in the city that catches your eye. I knew right away that

  • European Painting

    2002 Words  | 9 Pages

    William Hodges opened the South Seas to the European imagination in the eighteenth century. His landscape paintings of exotic beauty and sensitivity changed European’s outlook on the world beyond Europe and ignited the yearnings for a paradise with the surge of Western colonialism (Quilley 2004, 1-4). Marking a departure from the classical landscape tradition was Hodges’ en plein air technique, which infused his mythical imagery with natural light in the open air and richly compelling beauty peculiar

  • Painting with Stencils

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    Painting with Stencils Stenciling is an ancient craft, used since the Egyptians painted with stencils in the tombs of the pharaohs. Over the course of history, stenciling has fallen in and out of favor, and both peasants and kings have employed it to decorate walls, churches and furniture. Once again, it is a fashionable and stylish choice for adding personality and pizzazz to home décor, and craftsmen use it to embellish many decorative items. Artists also use stenciling, creating stylized motifs

  • Paintings in Rome

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    Paintings in Rome In 211 BC the great general M. Claudius Marcellus returned to Rome after his decisive defeat of Syracuse. With him came a vast booty of Hellenistic artifacts. Remaining outside the sacred precincts of Rome, he supplicated the Senate for the purification and glory of a triumphal procession, realizing that they would both make a visual impression in his triumph and also be an ornament for the city." He opened his triumph impressively with an allegorical painting of Syracuse made

  • Victorian Painting

    429 Words  | 2 Pages

    Victorian Painting Victorian painting was made up of several schools including the Romantics, the Realists and the Pre-Raphaelites. Recurring topics included fallen women, fairies, family scenes, historical scenes, landscapes and portraits (Sporre 509-511; Victorian Web). Romantic painters focused on escaping the rules of classical composition and opening up painting to imagination and individual drama. It was not meant to be objective. The Romantics also discovered the power and importance

  • Painting In Series

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    Painting a series can mean several things. The very basis is that there is a central theme to create a group work. It can relate to a season of the year, a much-loved subject, color or emotion. Whether it is as obvious as a group of cat portraits or as obscure as a philosophical concept expressed in paint, there is a theme. Choose Your Weapon The first item on the agenda is selecting the main theme of the series. If painting in series is a new experience, choose something with which you are

  • Ophelia Painting Analysis

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    Ophelia, 1866 in the metropolitan museum is a print copy of the original painting and etching on chine colle done by Millais for the royal academy exhibition in 1852. The painting shows the prince’s rejected lover named Ophelia, who had fallen into a brook while she had went to gather wildflowers. When I first came across the artwork I didn’t quite see a woman dead in a lake like the description was trying to convey. I couldn’t help but notice the positions of her arms as though they were limp, they

  • Tibetan Thanka Paintings

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    Tibetan Thanka Paintings Tibet, with its isolated, harsh geographical location and history of political and social remoteness would seem an unlikely place to provide a “cradle for creative art” (Bailey 22). Yet it is in this desolate section of the world that one of the most intriguing artistic cultures has been cultivating over hundreds of centuries. One facet of what makes Tibetan art so unique and interesting is its interdependency on its religious beliefs. In Tibet one might use the words

  • Comparison of Two Paintings

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    For this assignment I chose two paintings that captivated me: “Nothing I do is Ever good enough” and “Green Matisse Night Fish.” When I looked first time on these pictures they looked for me very different, but then I cached a connection between them. First of all, they were painted with the same technique and they both have some energy inside, you can’t catch it, if you just take a look on them, but if you look carefully, you can figure out that an author had the same feeling when he was writing

  • autobody painting

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    car will need a new paint job. The technology for painting cars has changed a lot over the years. Henry Ford said “You can have a car any color you want as long as it is black”. The color is the one biggest factor you use to select your car. In 1900, the first true vehicle painting was recorded. Back then it took most men about forty days to paint a car. In the 1930’s a dentist developed the spray gun using enamel paint which made painting easier. Henry Ford said “You can have a car any color