Notes on life, art, photography and technology, by a Danish dropout bohemian.
"And so we learn that Good will triumph over Evil... So long as Good is more violent than Evil." - MAD spoof of Superman IV
I've added the two paintings to the rotation folder containing all my desktop background pictures, provided permission is granted.I like the colours of the first pic and the formality of the second.My desktop background is presently decorated by Natalana's sweet smiling face.I'm looking forward to more pictures and paintings.Have a good start into the new week.Gen.
Thanks, Gen. What do you mean by "formality" here?
I find the resemblance extraordinary. Ochre seems almost alive in that portrait! (And that's DEFINITELY Whiteblue there.)Maybe "formality" means that there's not only colour, but also form, volume? It IS a bit three-D, it shows from the shadows...P.S.: Eolake, Rose, Violet and Amber say hi.
Its all so very abstract don't you think?
What do you mean by "formality" here? Oh Eolake, now here you've caught me red-handed.The term just came to my mind when I saw the picture. I was trying to say that I liked the lines and arrangement of the image as a whole.I found out when I looked up the meaning of the term in a dictionary that it doesn't quite hit the nail on the head.Anyway, Pascal also sensed what I tried to explain.Btw can you also see the person in the right hand part of the image? With knees bent and and a stretched-out arm?
Mmmm, not really...
Oh sorry, of course you can't, cos I confused two of your paintings."Btw can you also see the person in the right hand part of the image? With knees bent and and a stretched-out arm?" in fact refers to the painting at the bottom of your post "New Paintings" of Wed Nov 8.And if you look more closely and let your imagination help you a bit you can also see a woman lying on her belly at the bottom left. Can you make out her breast and her arms stretched out to the right? Her head seems to be veiled by a cloud or something, though.Make sure that your browser or picture viewing programme doesn't cut off parts of the painting.Can you see her then? She seems to fall before the man, as if begging.
I'm not sure, but then I was never one to see shapes. But experience tells me people always will, and I guess it's a good thing.
"Anyway, Pascal also sensed what I tried to explain."And I have great merit, because I've got a terrible cold that doesn't let me "sense" much these days! ;-)"can you also see the person in the right hand part of the image?"Oh, I thought you meant the second right-hand spot from the bottom up of the bluish painting. But it has TWO arms stretched, and no head!Judging by the shape of the torso, he has no flesh either. A headless skeleton on all fours: "(Mumble, mumble) Now, where'd these pesky contacts go? I can't see a blasted thing in this darn fog!"(Oh, Rorsach would have HATED me! Or had me hastily locked away.)
Judging by the shape of the torso, he has no flesh either. A headless skeleton on all foursOf course. All that we see in the image is just imagination, and when I see a boney man or a woman I know it's just a coincidence and by no means an intention by the painter.You will also see the weirdest shapes when you watch the clouds in the sky.Btw I like this idiom "To see shapes", lol, it's sounds so funny.German equivalents would be "Gespenster sehen" or "Das ist alles Hokuspokus".
"You will also see the weirdest shapes when you watch the clouds in the sky."See, that's what I mean, I never did see any people or things in the clouds like some people apparently do. To me they are just clouds. Though often interesting or beautiful.
"Das ist alles Hokuspokus".Are you SURE this is German? I don't speak the language, and still I understood it perfectly! :-)
Excellent work, Eolake. They have detail that can only be seen from the sides. A flat reproduction will lose this detail!Are these 24x24-inch canvasses? I just bought a square canvas of that size, for an arty idea I have. It's good to have a lot of space to play with.
Chris, Thank you, a lot. I'm a little proud of the edges detail, which is not essential, but still add to it. Good guess, yes they are 24x24 inches. (60x60 cm)
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