A collection of 54 posts
Colour my World
Showcasing four artists and their love of colour - Andreja of the Fractal Infinity ArtStudio (Slovenia), Soumya Kundu (India), Suzana Tumbas (Croatia) and Tendai Makufa (South Africa) whose latest work "Sun raises style" is shown in the Hero image. Join us in celebrating art around the world.
Back in the Shed with John "Rowdy" Wylie who talks about colour - and a little more
Following on the post yesterday on "the colour orange", Rowdy Wylie invites us into his shed studio where he talks about the colour of the outback in Australia and showcases some of his inspirational works. Image: Remote Flinders Northern Flinders Ranges by John "Rowdy" Wylie.
Seeing History through Colour with Pam Morris
Following Julie's posts on "pottery & china ware" today you will see some amazing images taken by photographer Pam Morris to illustrate how the "different decades of the 20th Century are uniquely characterized by their distinctive colour palettes and decorative styles". Image credit: Pam Morris
Artistic Elements through the Eyes and Lens of Chris O'Brien: Colour
Looking at art work by children has reminded me not to forget about the basic elements of art works particularly images. Today, through the eyes and lens of Chris O'Brien we appreciate and explore the effect of colour on the New York cityscape.
"These are a few of my favourite things...!" Conifers!
The lead-up to Christmas is a good time to talk about "a few of my favourite things", to borrow a line from a popular musical! It's conifers! Whilst popular as Christmas trees, their diversity of colour, size and sculptural form is truly amazing! Image: Unsplash
Georges Seurat - an important legacy cut short
Georges Seurat is one of the most important post-Impressionist artists, as he studied the "science" of colour and largely initiated the Pointilist style, using the technique of small brightly coloured dots to create light and shade. Image courtesy of georgesseurat.org
Past Post: No 11 July 2018: An Australian Connection to Van Gogh; The Colour Wheel and Colour Revolutionaries
Emily Koenders, Australian artist, is going to head today's Past Posts 2018. Related to Van Gogh Emily brings her artistic heritage to us in the form of birds and animals. We also talk colour and visit the "Colour Revolutionaries". Image: facebook.com/emily-koenders-art-gallery
Reflection: The Leaf
We are surrounded by them but how often do we look at them? Leaves. I love their shapes, their colours & the patterns they make. Stop when you can & take a closer look at what leaves do to make our world so very pretty. Image: A section from "Tyquin House, Taradale, Victoria" by Anne Newman.
Chiara Magni: Specialist in Finger Painting Up Close and Inspiring
I have just discovered the inspirational Italian artist "Chiara Magni" and today I am showcasing some of her paintings of views of the world, women, flauna and flora. Chiara Magni's command of colour, line and shape is awe inspiring. Image: Africa by Chiara Magni
The Colour and Texture of Cornwall
Everyone talks about the picturesque villages of Cornwall nestled within a touch of the sea. But if you look closer you will see that "The Sea" as an artist has painted wonderful colours, shapes, and textures into the rocks and cement structures that are holding Cornwall together.