M.C. Escher, Sky and Water, 1938, Woodcut The birds in the sky are black on white background and the fish in the sea are white on black background. This shows the positive and negative backgrounds behind the shapes.
Elizabeth Murray, The Lowdown, 2001, Pace Wildenstein She uses big shapes in order to create her artwork. The shapes make up a bigger shape.
Colorful Circles, Georgiana Teseleanu, http://apeonthemoon.com/2012/06/07/expression-through-geometric-shapes-and-colour-by-romanian-artist-georgiana-teseleanu/ Teseleanu likes using circles and geometric shapes to create art. This work shows various shapes making up a bigger artwork. It uses color, lines angles and perspectives.
Black Horses, Christian Simonian, Drawing http://www.artistrising.com/products/453804/black-horses-line-art.htm Simonian uses actual line to create a drawing that looks like horses running. He makes it interesting by using different colors of line but keeps away from using shapes. He basically does an outline … Continue reading
The Cardsharps With the Ace of Clubs, Georges de La Tour, 1620 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardsharps_(Caravaggio) This painting shows implied line with the mans arm being in alignment with the wine and then the woman’s shoulder flowing to the other woman’s hand. This … Continue reading
Keaton, Batmobile Blueprint, 1989 http://www.chickslovethecar.com/KeatonBlueprints.aspx This blueprint shows schematic line by giving an overall view of the object. Using line you can create a plan.
Nicole Brisco, Charcoal This drawing shows the extension of lines going off the page of an object. We can assume what the rest of the object looks like without having to see the full object. This creates an interesting angle … Continue reading
Boyko Kolev, The Key, 2009, Oil and Pencil http://www.boykokolev-art.com/?page=painting&pntid=135&rst=cGFnZT1vcmlnaW5hbCY=&lang=en Kolev uses value by creating shadows on the lock and chains. As well as using different shades on the chain. The light creates the shadows which is also reflected on the … Continue reading