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StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon. Architects. Kristen Wiig, Alice Munro And Negative Space In Fiction : Monkey See. Hide captionKristen Wiig plays Johanna Parry in Hateship Loveship, adapted from an Alice Munro short story.

Kristen Wiig, Alice Munro And Negative Space In Fiction : Monkey See

IFC Films Kristen Wiig plays Johanna Parry in Hateship Loveship, adapted from an Alice Munro short story. [This piece discusses the plot of both the Alice Munro short story on which Hateship Loveship is based and the film itself, although it's frankly nothing you can't intuit from the trailer.] The Alice Munro short story "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage" begins with a plain and awkward woman named Johanna arranging a shipment of furniture and shopping for a dress. She's leaving town to go to the man she expects to marry, though he hasn't yet asked.

Edith is a young teenager, and with her at the center of the narrative, we leap back in time to learn how Johanna came to be leaving: Edith and her friend Sabitha played a cruel joke in which they made it appear that this man, Sabitha's father, was writing Johanna love letters. Of course, films don't work this way.


The Tibetan Book of Proportions. The Fantastic in Art and Fiction. - StumbleUpon. Beauty in Art: The Female Form. Images of mythical female beauty—goddesses or Eve—vary greatly across cultures and time, as does what qualifies as "beautiful" among everyday women.

Beauty in Art: The Female Form

In this art gallery, you’ll see wide hips and narrow, breasts large and small, athletic shoulders and sloping ones. Feast your eyes on beauty in all shapes and sizes, seen with loving eyes. Mother Goddess (Matrika), mid-6th cent. This figure from Rajasthan, India, with her rich curves and large round breasts, represents one of seven goddesses considered both alluringly beautiful and dangerous. QUIZ: What's Your Body Type? Adam and Eve, 1504. The German artist Albrecht Dürer wrote several books developing his ideas about perfect human proportions. MORE: Studies on Best Breast Size Venus and the Lute Player, ca. 1565–70. The great Venetian often painted a voluptuous Venus, the goddess of love. The Fall of Man, 1st half of 1600s.

The Flemish artist followed the Italian vision of female beauty in this fleshier version of a painting by Titian. Neonflames. The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer - StumbleUpon. Supplies needed: Acrylic dabbers, photocopy of an image, water spritzer bottle, paintbrush, card stock, craft sheet and heat tool (optional) Take the lid off the dabbers and brush the paint onto the card stock, ensure you get a good coverage Take your photocopied image ( remember that you will get a reverse of the image, so don't use bold words), flip it over and place it in the acrylic.

The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer - StumbleUpon

Lightly press it down making sure it's smooth and not wrinkled Leave to air dry for at least 15 minutes and then if you wish give it a blast with the heat tool Only move onto this step when you are sure your paint is completely dryTake your water filled spritzer bottle, spray the back of the paper no more than two squirts, you don't want it too wet Next start to rub the paper very gently with your finger Keep rubbing and extra spritzing if you need too Eventually you will get rid of all the paper, but it does take a bit of patience as you have to be careful not to wet it too much and rub the image away.

Sketchbook on the Behance Network.


Design. Crafts. Videos. Galleries. Look in art: Sayaka Kajita Ganz - StumbleUpon. Heaven On Earth (8 Pics) For more fun facts, click HERE.

Heaven On Earth (8 Pics)

Famous People Painting with Wiki Links.