Light Painting

Light painting has also been called by other names such as light graffiti or light drawing. It is a photographic technique which is achieved through exposure that is mostly done in a dark place and it is done by moving a camera or by use of a light source that is held by the hand. […]

Surrealist Painting Evaluation

During the Painting project we were asked to identify the critical aspects of Surrealism and to take onboard these critical aspects and use them in our sketchbook ideas and the final painting. Therefore, critical aspects of Surrealism are evident in my sketchbook and final piece. The first technique was the drawing technique. I took great […]

The Realist movement

The Realist movement came in the 19th century as Romantic and Impressionist painters were breaking away from the more accepted styles of art. They were beginning to paint with a more real perception of their subjects and landscapes. One of the leaders of the Realist movement was Courbet and to this day he is considered […]

La Tour Eiffel

This piece of painting is called ‘La Tour Eiffel’, which was produced in 1889 by a french artist called Seurat. The painting consists of the eiffel tower; a popular landmark of France. Seurat created this painting through the use of a primary source. The picture conveys the realistic view of the Eiffel Tower, but it […]

Pablo Picasso’s Guernica

Pablo Picasso’s Guernica is at once the most monumental and comprehensive statement of social realism and dramatic manifesto against the brutality of war. The 11 feet tall mural was painted to make a statement about the bombing in the town of Guernica in the year 1937 before World War II. This painting has made an […]

The Painting of Charity Florence Stephenson

My name is Charity Florence Stephenson and I am 10 years old, my father was the painter James Stephenson. When I was very young my father would often tell me that when he was my age all he ever wanted to do was paint. Whilst other children of his age were out playing, he would […]

The Red Painting

Some people said that she moved away. Some people said she got lost one day. What really happened to that you girl from Redding? She went away just before her own wedding. But enough of these rhymes, because I’ve got a story. About just what happened to our dear young lady. I walked up to […]

Analysis of a Painting by Famous Artists- Caillebotte, Gustave

This is a painting called Scolls by Gustave Caillebotte. His paintings are quite realistic, which indicate that the painting is surreal, though it is considered as impressionist. Caillebotte was originally an engineer but he also attended Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. There he met Edgar Degas, Claude Monet and Pierre Auguste Renoir, who are also […]

Theresa Gill Paintings

The saying above states that arts are the key to understanding our humanity. It is the window to the soul of what we hold to be important – to the beliefs and values of our culture. Art is the products of human creativity. Basically, there are numerous types and classifications of art. Be it dancing, […]

What makes painting modern

To many art historians, modernism began in the Renaissance period, with Modernist thinking, although, it only really began to take shape in the 18th Century. Modernist thinkers didn’t just want to imitate ancient models. Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) and Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) best demonstrate the difference between the progressive modernists and the politically conservative ancients. […]

The Tree Frog by Robert Rauschenberg

The painting/print I am studying is called “The Tree Frog”. Robert Rauschenberg painted it in 1964 at the age of 39. He could have painted it for many reasons, to show his own feelings or to display a political message. Rauschenberg use two methods to create this piece, these are screen-printing and oil on canvas. […]

Still Life Painting

If I were going to do a still life painting I would use objects from my sitting room such as ornaments, Russian dolls or plants. I would like to paint a still life of a glass bowl containing the marbles that we bought at The House of Marbles in Devon. I would properly use watercolour […]

Van Gogh Road to Tarascon

This painting is called the Road to Tarascon. Van Gogh drew this between 31st July – 8th August 1888. In the foreground of the study there are two trees and in the background a horizon. The picture is in perspective. The horizon is at across the middle of the page and the trees emphasise the […]

Critical Research of Le paradis peut attendre

This painting by Josee Dallaire is one of a woman. She has a thoughtful look on her face; her iris’ and sclera (whites of the eye) are small and mostly covered by her eyelids. She is positioned with her head leaned against her fist, and appears to be naked. This woman is painted with colors […]

KYLE: Obliteration Analysis Paper

KYLE presents a disaster scene in his acrylic painting Obliteration. The painting depicts, what can be seen as, a tsunami consuming ocean front property. The painting shows a man in, what looks like, a orange rescue coveralls. It shows a house and hotel being swallowed up by the tsunami sized waves. It shows debris from […]

Albrecht Durer – Melancholia

Durer’s painting Melancholia I is seen by many historians as being a “depiction of the intellectual situation of the artist and is thus, by extension, a spiritual self-portrait of Durer” http://www. metmuseum. org/toah/works-of-art/43. 106. 1 . It is a “pristine copperplate engraving” and a “late 18th Century impression on watermark laid paper” http://www. vialibri. net/item_pg/6291036-1514-durer-albrecht-melancholia-copperplate-engraving. […]

What spurred John Martin to Paint elemental catastrophe and divine retribution

On my first visit to the Tate I was completely unprepared for the room of the three awesome and enormous John Martin Paintings. I am also going to compare and contrast the three paintings with works I found on a school trip to Berlin. In this essay, I intend to focus on the three judgement […]

Raqib Shaw’s

Raqib Shaw’s work is the kind that just looks so beautiful it is impossible to dislike. His paintings, no matter what way you look at them, naturally look exquisite and his use of largemmm varieties of textural materials make his works stand out and look exciting. What appeals to me about his work is its […]

How did rehearsals and the production process contribute

Our initial discussions concerning our stimulus Nighthawk by Edward Hopper was focussed on how we could use the loneliness ever present in his paintings. We choose Nighthawk especially because we wanted to reflect how distant the people seemed in the Bar. Our first devising technique was to choose a part of our image to act […]

The family by Paula Rego

This essay is an evaluation of my work and the work of others during the six hour work shop. When I first saw ‘The family’ by Paula Rego I was both amused and intrigued. I had no real views on the painting until I could decide on an interpretation of it; I kept asking myself […]

The Pink Cow

On the beautiful sunny beach day of March 12, 2008, I visited the Florida Gulf Coast University’s art complex. The first thing I noticed upon entering the art complex was a pink cow. This pink cow consumed my total attention. I hardly noticed anything else. I was so fascinated and taken away by this pink […]

Painting – College Essay

Chinese architecture refers to a style of architecture that has taken shape in East Asia over many centuries. The structural principles of Chinese architecture have remained largely unchanged, the main changes being only the decorative details. Since the Tang Dynasty, Chinese architecture has had a major influence on the architectural styles of Korea, Vietnam, and […]

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