Christopher David White, Cycles of Decay, 2011, Ceramic, Acrylic http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/12/cycle-of-decay-a-sculpted-ceramic-hand-that-looks-like-a-carved-tree-branch/ This is an example of actual texture because if you were to touch this piece it would have texture. Texture makes pieces more interesting. I find it really cool that … Continue reading
Kandinsky Wassily, Composition VI, 1913, Oil This is a good piece that shows a variety of bright colors. The black kind of contrasts it and forces some of the other colors to pop more. It flows enough too so we … Continue reading
Marsha Elliott, Monochromatic Rose, Beet Juice http://www.redbubble.com/people/melliott/works/8475643-monochromatic-rose?cropped=false Monochromatic means one color and Elliot uses pink throughout the whole piece of art work. I find it interesting that she uses beet juice to create all different shades of pink.
Francois Boucher, Madame Marquise de la Pompadour This artwork is made up of analogous colors because they are all next to each other on the color wheel. While one color is more apparent, the other colors help support it to … Continue reading
Shelby Meg http://shelbymeg-myart.blogspot.com/2010_10_01_archive.html This artwork uses colors opposite of each other on the color wheel. Blue and orange are both opposites on the color wheel.
Armen Vanetsyan http://designgutter.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/color-split-complementary-color-scheme-example/ This artwork starts with one color and then incorporate bright colors to enhance it and make it look more interesting. The different shades look good and the brightness and vibrancy makes us want to look closer.
Caillebotte Gustave, Le pont de l’Europe, 1876, Oil http://artchive.com/ftp_site.htm This painting shows the relationship from the figures and the ground. With the perspective and the way the people are centered it keeps us intereseted.
Istvan Orosz, Ship of Fools, 1951, Etching http://metamythic.com/metamorphic-skull-illusions/ This etching is really an illusion. Orosz used people in order to create a skull. From close up you can see the people taking care of an old man but from far … Continue reading