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Pointillism - Dot Art

Pointillism is a form of Art. It looks very much like sketching or pastel paintings but in pointillism dots are applied in certain patterns to create a picture. 67 more words

Design

The art of giving it a go

For as long as I can remember, I’ve harboured a secret dream of learning to paint. On canvas, that is, not walls!

When I’m having a hard time falling asleep, I sometimes imagine myself sitting at an easel overlooking a beautiful sea coast, painting broad sweeping strokes on a large canvas with wild abandon. 445 more words

Learning

concert in the park (haiku)

concert in the park –
brass notes
meandering  

Linked to Carpe Diem #671: Sunday Afternoon.  Our inspiration is Georges Seurat’s “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”.   262 more words

My Book Review: Writing in the City, Paris and the Nineteenth Century by Christopher Prendergast

“Just as a city cannot be seen until it is painted, a city cannot be read until it is written”.

For French historians by profession or obsession, Christopher Prendergast combines the social and cultural history of nineteenth century Paris with literature, painting and photography. 278 more words

Historical Paris

Pointillism - Georges Seurat

I was introduced to pointillism when reading the Will Gompertz book. Whilst going through it I made a point of keeping my ipad close by so I could view the artworks being written about. 307 more words

Coursework

La Chahut , 1889-1890 Ressam Georges Seurat

La Chahut ,  1889-1890  Ressam Georges Seurat

La Chahut , Can-Can dansının diğer bir ismidir. Bu dans Paris’te orta sınıfın uğrak yeri olan yerlerde 1830’dan ortaya çıkmıştır. 147 more words

Painting

“. . . unraveled dry whirlpool enameled Gongorism . . .” (Adriano Spatola)


On February 2 I started writing about Jean Jacques Rousseau’s “Social Contract” and Punxsutawney Phil. It was an interesting piece I couldn’t finish because it was turning into a whiny confessional about my inability to see the world as others see it (literally) and my inner railing against civilization. 949 more words

Aaron Coplan