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Odysseus's Yearning: Oil on 16" x 12" Panel

I decided to paint a scene from one of my favorite books, The Odyssey. I am an avid reader of classical works and I had just finished reading a children’s version with my daughter. 54 more words

Universal Artistic Standards Vs. Art Relativism

Recently a friend of mine shared with me a video, which I will share with you all now:

Now, I’m not the biggest fan of modern art, I’m much more a fan-girl of the Renaissance, Baroque, and similar eras. 422 more words

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Final moment

The last of my statue pics from Petworth House. Personally, it reminds me of one those sci-fi B-movies from the 1950s — a couple embracing just prior to being eaten by a badly-animated plasticine dinosaur (or alien).

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Put 'em up

Fighting, exciting! This statue from Petworth House reckons you’ve been staring at his pint…

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Tear stained

Yup, it’s yet another classical-esque statue from Petworth House. Only this time, the lady is fully clothed. Scandalous behaviour!

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Hammer

Another sculpture from Petworth House. Now that’s a manny, manny, man, man…

I actually did some work removing the background from this in Photoshop. Very little was showing through the dark areas, but there was a very distracting picture frame in the corner, which looked like it was skewering the man’s head. 84 more words

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