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    In this painting a group of men appear to be lost at sea. The sky and waves indicate that they are in the middle of a storm; in addition, the wooden raft looks as though it has endured a lot of hardship during the course of their journey.The men are piled up on top of each other in a shape of a pyramid. Some of the men are clothed while others are either halfway clothed or not clothed at all. There are approximately five men dead on this raft and others trying to look for help. At the top of the

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    Residential Paintings

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    homeowner there is nothing more exciting than the idea of painting your home yourself. A fresh coat of paint makes everything look so much better right? You can choose colors for the inside or the outside and just get to work! Maybe you will even use a paint sprayer because they look like they get the job done fast! Are you out of your mind? Have you thought about the work involved, especially if you are considering doing your own exterior painting? All of the scraping and cleaning that needs to be done

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    The Painting Essay

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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

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    The Painting Reflection

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    The 2011 animated movie, The Painting, directed by Jean-François Laguionie, offered interesting thoughts on the debates about the existence of god, the perception of reality, and freewill. The complexity of the paintings and painter is in parallel with our understanding of the world and god or creator. It prompts a question though. Are we blind to our own reality never realizing that we are just one painting within another and clueless about what is beyond our own frame? While a final answer to

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    Mannerist Paintings

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    Paintings from the High Renaissance and Mannerist Period Mannerism emerged and rejected the classical Greco-Roman art in the 1520s, which constituted to the Renaissance era. The Mannerist works challenged the Renaissance style and the interest in human anatomy, perspective, and proportion (Kleiner 600). In contrast to the Late Renaissance painters where they were inclined to create naturalistic art, Mannerist painters honed in creating art that was unrealistic by portraying ambiguous space, unusual

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    Both paintings focus around the same subject, Mary receiveing the news that she will be carrying Jesus by the Archangel Gabriel. Angelico’s painting is a very large fresco. The painting is so large that Mary and Gabriel are almost life size. In comparison, Campin’s painting is a triptych that is small and a portable oil painting. This portability brings us into a new era, where people want this type of art in their homes versus only being able to view them in a church. The left panel allows us to

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    Edward Hopper Title of Painting: Summertime 1943, oil paint I see: The scene presents a young maid dressed in white comming outside a large white building. The background is dominated by white walls with brick texture and two windows (one opened). The characteristics of this artwork is incredible contrast between black and white, the shadows are strong and blacks (inside the building) are deep. The lines are straight and shading is strong and directional. The subject matters the most. The dominant

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    Landscape painting has been developed and pursued by many over the centuries. Think back to the dawn of civilization, cavemen were painting murals upon the cave walls of the nature that surrounding him and the animals that habituated. The term "landscape" derives from the Dutch word landschap, which originally meant "region, tract of land" but acquired the artistic connotation, "a picture depicting scenery on land" in the early 1500s (American Heritage Dictionary, 2000). All my life, I have lived

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    intensity. If one is showed a stunning painting of a red rose, one of the descriptions that could apply to that paining is beauty: seeing such an elegant spectacle of nature being emulated on paper can be quite stimulating. Another description that could be associated with a red rose is passion, as such a color may leave one energized and spontaneous; however how would one respond if they were told that the painting of the rose was painted with blood. Now a painting that once may have suggested the aspects

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    Color and Painting

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    was most fascinating was called Die Quelle (The Spring), made in about 1895. The artist of this painting was Hans Thoma

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