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DIGITAL ART. Murals. Victorian Art. The Arts in Victorian Britain. Mathmatics in art. Aboriginal art. How to Become a Renaissance Man for Free. Awhile back, we posted about the importance of striving to fulfill your complete potential by becoming a true Renaissance man.

How to Become a Renaissance Man for Free

While we live in a world that encourages specialization, a man should seek to learn about as many subjects as he can and expand his mind to its outermost limits. Centuries ago, being a Renaissance man was a pursuit preserved solely for the well to-do. It was only the upper-classes who could afford private tutors and expensive books. Julie Green. “A poet asked if I ever get tired of painting lumpy blue food.

Julie Green

No, I don’t.” In the bucolic town of Corvallis, Oregon, on her peaceful street, in her picture-perfect home, after tea and cookies… Julie made me cry. The tears came unexpectedly while staring at the list of death row executions on the Death Penalty Information Center site that she was showing Klea and me. I felt embarrassed. But Julie looked at me and said, “It’s good to see you react so strongly.”

Research Principles of Design Universele ontwerpprincipes – William Lidwell, Kritina Holden en Jill Butler   Dit sublieme boek presenteert, volgens de ondertitel, ’100 manieren om het gebruiksgemak te bevorderen, de waarneming te beïnvloeden, de aantrekkingskracht te vergroten, betere ontwerpbeslissingen te nemen en leerprocessen te verbeteren’.

Universele ontwerpprincipes – William Lidwell, Kritina Holden en Jill Butler  

Het is bedoeld voor designers, maar het zou eigenlijk basiskennis moeten zijn van elk ontwikkeld mens. Vroeger waren designers generalisten met een brede oriëntatie, schrijven de auteurs in hun inleiding. Ontwerpers bestudeerden kunst, wetenschap en religie om inzicht te krijgen in de basisprincipes van de natuur. Daarna pasten ze die verworven kennis toe bij de oplossing van dagelijkse problemen. Maar kennis neemt alsmaar toe, zodat het ideaal van de generalist die van alle markten thuis is niet langer haalbaar lijkt. Tenzij er boeken als deze bestaan, die de krenten uit de pap halen. Minder bekende begrippen worden nauwkeurig omschreven, bekende begrippen geïllustreerd met onverwachte voorbeelden. W. De 80/20 regel. Drawing Negative Space - Learn how to draw negative space. Drawing Negative Space - this simple yet effective drawing technique helps train your eyes to see the 3D world in a 2D way.

Drawing Negative Space - Learn how to draw negative space

Examples: The spaces between the frames become thenegative spaces. (below) A simple tea-pot handle makes a great negative space shape. Notice how the negative space changes shapewhen we look at it from a different vantage point. In the example to the right, the shadow has been included as part of the "object". What is negative space? The spaces between and surrounding objects, not the objects themselves, are considered "negative" spaces. 1-tree detail 2-the tree is the object 3-the tree and fence are objects 4-the tree, fence and leaves are objects 5-the tree, fence, leaves and sign are the objects. How do I turn a 3d obect into a 2d shape? When you begin a drawing, try not to identify the objects in your still life for what they are. ex: "I am drawing a tree or, I am drawing an egg".

How do I put that shape onto paper? Painting with Kandinsky. This is one of my classes that was part of my Painting with the Masters series this summer.

Painting with Kandinsky

Kandisnsky My cute friend working on her Kandinsky Painting. First I had the students create a grid. Then inside each square draw three to four circles working from small to large. Then the students started with the smallest circle filling with color, mixing colors as they went. Guernica picasso.

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IDENTITY. LESSON THREE: Art and Movement in Oxford Art Online. Étienne-Jules Marey with George Demeny: Untitled (Sprinter), gelatin silver print, 15.4×37.2 cm, 1890-1900 (New York, Museum of Modern Art); photo © The Museum of Modern Art, New York Gino Severini: Dynamic Hieroglyphic of the Bal Tabarin, oil on canvas with sequins, 1.62×1.56 m, 1912 (New York, Museum of Modern Art); © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome, photo © Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.

LESSON THREE: Art and Movement in Oxford Art Online

Guernica. Vocabulary. Les Grands Sites Archéologiques. Lascaux. The discovery of the monumental Lascaux cave in 1940 brought with it a new era in our knowledge of both prehistoric art and human origins. Today, the cave continues to feed our collective imagination and to profoundly move new generations of visitors from around the world. To celebrate this prehistoric wonder, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication's is pleased to present its latest multimedia publication – an update of the original Lascaux website, which was first put on line in 1998. The new site has been entirely reworked in both form and content, reflecting the latest advances in archaeological research.

Visitors to the site are presented with a three-dimensional digital version of the cave, which allows them to go from room to room, completely immersed in the site. You are currently on the XHTML version of the website.

Research Visual Elements

Understanding Abstract Art: The Secret to Making Sense of Modern Abstract Art.