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
Tags » Georges Seurat
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
“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
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