Home | Community | Message Board


MRCA Tyroler Gluckspilze
Please support our sponsors.

General Interest >> Music, Art, and Media

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineLoverofEarth
spirit on ajourney

Registered: 10/09/02
Posts: 206
Loc: the in-between
Last seen: 12 years, 3 months
Santa
    #1132525 - 12/11/02 01:55 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Here's a little piece that was part of a poster I had made for a salvation army christmas toy drive. Got bored with it as usual.. need to find some way to stay focused. any suggestions?:



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinefrogsheath
Stranger
Registered: 02/18/02
Posts: 915
Loc: Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.
Last seen: 1 year, 7 months
Re: Santa [Re: LoverofEarth]
    #1133927 - 12/12/02 02:19 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Looks done.  :cool:  Definitely has a twisted kind of appeal.  Who do you think you are Goya?  :laugh:  Seriously, very nice illustration man! 


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineLoverofEarth
spirit on ajourney

Registered: 10/09/02
Posts: 206
Loc: the in-between
Last seen: 12 years, 3 months
Re: Santa [Re: frogsheath]
    #1134489 - 12/12/02 07:30 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Heh, thanks.. you've got to understand that I nearly failed art history so no Goya pieces come to mind. I'll be sure to look at some of his pieces today at work though.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinefrogsheath
Stranger
Registered: 02/18/02
Posts: 915
Loc: Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.
Last seen: 1 year, 7 months
Re: Santa [Re: LoverofEarth]
    #1134861 - 12/12/02 10:01 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

He did a lot of cartoons and paintings satirizing the establishment (the king and his court in Spain) even when he worked  as the court painter .  I guess your boredom took you in that direction (with creative results) in this illustration.  Just my opinion. :grin: 


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinefrogsheath
Stranger
Registered: 02/18/02
Posts: 915
Loc: Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.
Last seen: 1 year, 7 months
Re: Santa [Re: LoverofEarth]
    #1134898 - 12/12/02 10:25 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Here's something that kind of supports my statement (I copied it off the internet):

The literature on Goya is immense but I favour the Prado/Boston/Met NY exhibition catalogue (Sanchez and Sayre joint curators, Bullfinch Press 1989) with a wide range of articles.

Goya deserves particular study within a course dedicated to the sequential. He has a remarkable ability to


sustain the highest standards of draughtsmanship
sustain characterisation ;
chart interesting waters between the overt and covert ;
play interesting games with captions, titles and meanings ;
use symbols in a fresh and challenging way ;
create fascinating relationships between figure and ground ;
create ambiguous backdrops to human drama ;
establish unparallelled simplicities of composition.
All this he achieves in the context of responding to human character and its deficiencies, to the political realities of the day, and to synthesise his experiences into profound, sonorous and moving visual testaments.

web page


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinefrogsheath
Stranger
Registered: 02/18/02
Posts: 915
Loc: Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.
Last seen: 1 year, 7 months
Re: Santa [Re: frogsheath]
    #1136981 - 12/13/02 12:28 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Sit-ting in a Wal-Mart,
Handing out canes of peppermint,

Spitting out his HO HO HOs,
Sticky fingers smearing velvet clothes,

Who-oa Aqua-Clause
:grin:

(I just heard this parody of Jethro Tull's Aqualung) 


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineLoverofEarth
spirit on ajourney

Registered: 10/09/02
Posts: 206
Loc: the in-between
Last seen: 12 years, 3 months
Re: Santa [Re: frogsheath]
    #1137553 - 12/13/02 06:42 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I looked at a bunch of his paintings. I really like the ones that he does towards the end of his life. The Witches Sabbath and Saturn devouring one of his children? are great. I remember seeing them in class now, I just never was able to match names with images. Thanks for the information.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

General Interest >> Music, Art, and Media

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Captions for pictures... SapphireCat 387 0 10/29/06 09:56 PM
by SapphireCat
* Will one of you talented people make a caption for my poster Noviseer 679 7 12/08/03 05:28 AM
by zorchmedia
* Santa the Shroomer: A Viking Short Story Steve Sometimes 521 3 12/01/07 12:53 PM
by ToTheSummit
* Compressor/Sustainer Pedals eligal 1,060 10 05/13/07 03:26 PM
by Blastrid
* The Strange Bug and Santa Claus Gets Wet mjshroomer 478 1 07/02/04 01:29 PM
by funkymonk
* Here Comes Santa Clause!! zorchmedia 431 0 11/28/03 02:01 AM
by zorchmedia
* dubstep song, 20 percent done. truekimbo2 934 5 09/20/07 03:17 AM
by JonnyDeformed
* What are you listening to right now?
( 1 2 3 4 ... 1208 1209 )
John Smith 627,227 24,169 01/22/17 06:11 PM
by Prem. Kissoff

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Middleman, automan, sui, DividedQuantum
585 topic views. 0 members, 2 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
The Spore Depot
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.023 seconds spending 0.002 seconds on 14 queries.