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History of Art #14 - Seurat

I was really pleased to reach Seurat in our History of Art project because his approach to art work is so different from what we had studied before and I thought it would be refreshing for the kids to see how possible it is to reinvent within the art world.   510 more words

Gabba's Fluff bear

If I remember correctly, I was the one to give Fluff to Gabba, my grandmother on my mom’s side, and he came to live with me after she died, but he always makes me think of her. 23 more words

Graphite Pencils

Balon Udara (Pointillism)

Materi kelas 4, kali ini kita belajar pointillism sederhana dengan menggunakan krayon. Rencananya mau bikin rumah adat daerah, tapi karena keliatannya lebih kompleks, akhirnya aku pilih balon udara, sesuai dengan tuts di page aslinya. 244 more words


What does success look like?

I recently watched a very inspirational interview with returned astronaut Mr Chris Hadfield.

He said that he saw the original moon landing at age 6 (or 7)  and from that moment on he knew he wanted to do that – he wanted to be an astronaut. 389 more words


The Seine Seen From La Grande Jatte


Seurat’s 1888 gem THE SEINE SEEN FROM LA GRANDE JATTE. Aren’t the bright hues uplifting? I like the idea of using colours like how a musician would use counterpoint – the overall effect isn’t so much cathartic, but hugely satisfying and content.


The Lost Explorer

NEW illustration completed.  Hand drawn in pen.  Process shots of this can be found on my instagram account.  Please throw me a follow if you wish to see regular snippets of what I’m drawing.


80 years ago, Paul Signac passed away.

French Neo-Impressionist painter Paul Signac passed away on this day, 80 years ago, on August 15, 1935.

“The Dining Room” shows Signac’s early pointillist technique. Instead of mixing the colors on the palette, the artist places them side by side on the canvas in small dots. 56 more words