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Idea Fountains Hiding in Your Thoughts

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Idea Fountains Hiding in Your Thoughts

Idea Fountains Hiding in Your Thoughts: Every work of art tells a story, outwardly and inwardly. The interpretations of this painting, although seemingly to be purely abstract; actually tells a story. The viewer of this work of art, or for that matter any work of art, has the profound opportunity to bring about their own explanation of what they are actually seeing. As simple as it may be described in just a few words, there are many opportunities to fashion a descriptive story in their own thoughts. . As the artist of this work, here's what it actually describes to...

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Stirring the Emotionalism in Art

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Stirring the Emotionalism in Art

Stirring the Emotionalism in Art: What makes you emotional? Sadness brings it on. Happiness brings it on. Seeing brings it on. Hearing brings it on. A work of art can do many things to your emotions. Looking at a painting or touching a sculpture invariably causes a welling up of emotions, from happy and inspired to angry and repulsed. . Art is magic. It possesses the ability to stir up an emotional response. You may like it, or you may hate it. It's amazingly objective and not too subtle in doing its intended stirring. Art invokes attention and shows no...

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Get Lost!… In The Splattering of Thoughts

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Get Lost!… In The Splattering of Thoughts

Get Lost!… In The Splattering of Thoughts: There’s a mesmerizing spell in this work of art. Was it intentional? Or… like most works of abstract art, there often appears to be an encapsulated element that helps express the main idea of the painting. Sometimes a well-organized set of brushstrokes can do the job. In this work I decided to create a splattering scream. It has a remarkable presence, and demands visual attention. Is it essential? I leave that up to the viewer. . Getting lost in a somewhat captivating component of any work of art, is often alluring, rarely does...

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What Will Your Imagination Say to You?

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What Will Your Imagination Say to You?

What Will Your Imagination Say to You? Is it metaphysically unearthly? An undiscovered species? Or is it just an imaginative painting? There are hundreds of brushstrokes on this work made up of oil paint. There are intricate and minute details that can only be seen and appreciated when standing in front of this painting. . When viewing this painting, it profoundly begs out, for a story to be told. The brawn is revealed when the viewer is forced into an imaginative state of thoughts. There's no escape, its seductive nature-like characters, force the imagination to say something to all those...

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Warning! Spirits in a Work of Art May be Attracted to You

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Warning! Spirits in a Work of Art May be Attracted to You

Warning! Spirits in a Work of Art May be Attracted to You: Have you ever looked at a painting so intensely that when you walked away, you felt like it was following you all the way home. Hour after hour you found that the image was ever present in your mind's eye. That seemingly innocent work of art had some mysterious energy, and you, unwittingly became its host. . The art world is filled with contradictions. Some are so incomprehensible, that they challenge even the most logical explanations. Paintings are particularly good at connecting with viewers. Some people look at...

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