The Defending of the Arts

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The defending of the arts
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BRENDA DURDEN


The defending of the arts
Recently my family went to an art gallery that had some, many different forms of art that made it so interesting. To view, many of them had much meaning, with a lot of history and culture in the mix within it. Some of the local artists came around, mingle, with the crowd, and explain their art in a more in-depth ways.
An art gallery that I went to is in the location of ells square in the city market of Georgia that has a beautiful art gallery with amazing art forms. However, the art piece that stood out to me was from Irene Sainz Mayo the painting call on the lake to the composition elements description. Like the line element on the lake, two painting is curved lines, which the tree line gives off the image within the sky.
Drift off towards, the sides of the canvas and the curve line show in the length within the tree line and beyond. The colors united, in the painting. Is the sky is mix with dark and light blue. Also, a combined with a yellow mix, with reddish orange the clouds look grayish black color. The tree lines in this painting are a blackish color. The lake watercolor in this painting is the dark blue mix, with light blue and blended colors of yellow, reddish orange color.
The on the lake two painting movement the shape of the paint is two-dimensional space, the element in the paint are organic and geometric shapes distance within the canvas .The theme of this painting is the beauty of the sunset over, the trees, and the lake water which shows the reflection of nature's magnificence.
The rhythm lake to paint the trees and the sky through the reflection through the lake the tone of the painting is light and the tree; in the painting are dark colors in the trees. Overall, the painting gives off a good mood tone and peaceful setting, beautiful, and relaxing…...

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