Begins today. Show opens Feb 14 6-8 at the Aiken Center for the Arts on Laurens Street. Show mostly delivered. 22 paintings. I left two in my cavernous garage so back to Aiken in the am on my way to Raleigh. A slight detour of twenty miles. 😵😵😵 The Key West chicken strip will be […]
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The colours are the most important content, the soul of photography in Photography. Colours impact photography 100%. Colours impacts emotions, feelings, an interest of the photographs. In a simple language, colours speak through all the communications of the photograph and convey the interesting message. Let discuss the colours relationship with the photographs and how your colours knowledge can boost up the level of the photography.
There are two types of colours in photography.
- Warm Colours- Red, yellow, orange
- Cool colours- Green, blue, violet
Warm colours always grab the viewer’s attention, I hope you must have liked the sunset, sunrise photographs. Warm colours are always active and charged and they create a good mood for the viewer. Viewer always feels happy when they are experiencing sunset, sunrise and another warm moment of nature.
Cool colours are more gentle, subdued, fady, neutral, calm etc. Cool colours do not attract viewers’ attention much. Cool…
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Got up at 6:30 after tossing and turning all night which means NO sleep. Why did I eat those chocolate chip cookies last nite. Always wake me up at 4 am. Started this one today. It’s small 9×12 but really like the birds. Combined three snap shots of my back porch birds to do this […]
To start the day with humor, I searched the WP feee photo library, here is Van Go.
It’s hard to pin down my top five favorite pieces of art, no doubt you feel the same. I do have two close to my heart and I’ll share one with you today. M
Edourardo Manet painted one of my favorites, His last work was called A Bar at the Folies-Bergère, which was displayed at the Salon, in 1882. She pulls me into the painting. The Barmaid is beautiful but the painting doesn’t give me the feeling of her posing.
Prior to that year, he received a special award from the French Government, which was the Légion d’honneur. It was one of the highest form of recognition that he has received throughout his life.
His last work was called A Bar at the Folies-Bergère, which was displayed at the Salon, in 1882. Prior to that year, he received a special award from the French Government, which was the Légion d’honneur. It was one of the highest form of recognition that he has received throughout his life.
The Folies-Bergère was one of the most elaborate variety-show venues in Paris, showcasing entertainment ranging from ballets to circus acts. Another attraction was the barmaids, who were assumed by many contemporary observers to be available as clandestine prostitutes. By depicting one of these women and her male customer on an imposing scale, Manet brazenly introduced a morally suspect, contemporary subject into the realm of high art. By treating the topic with deadpan seriousness and painterly brilliance, Manet staked his claim to be remembered as the heroic “painter of modern life” envisaged by critics like Charles Baudelaire.
Everything is mere appearance, the pleasures of a passing hour, a midsummer night’s dream. Only painting, the reflection of a reflection – but the reflection, too, of eternity – can record some of the glitter of this mirage.” – Édouard Manet
But soldiering on. Have an art show coming up at THE place to exhibit in the area The Aiken Center for the Arts reception Feb 14. Happy Valentines! 🤔 So how did I paint the lovely Corrie?! 15×22″ hot press fluid which is lovely smooth paper but will lift some unlike Fabriano which is wet […]