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Art By Lisabelle






Lisabelle Artist Statement

Before cameras were invented Portrait Painters were in high demand and flourished. Most skilled artists did portraits. I work to capture the essence of my subjects, painting them in flattering yet accurate ways. Floral subjects, landscapes and still life’s, allow me areas to where I can express myself without limitations,  creating my own visions and impressions.  I have chosen more than one approach in my work, that of realism, impressionism and expressionism and abstract application, the benefits are great, I am deepening my understanding of art, over all.  Years of study, experience with gained skills have resulted in being disciplined in more than one area of 2 dimensional art.  

“Inspired by what I see, the output Art is from practice, feelings, perceptions, intuition and creativity.”






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The Mona Lisa is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the Western world.

The Mona Lisa is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the Western world.

Painting taken literally is the practice of applying pigment suspended in a carrier (or medium) and a binding agent (a glue) to a surface (support) such as paper, canvas or a wall. However, when used in an artistic sense it means the use of this activity in combination with drawing, composition and other aesthetic considerations in order to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention of the practitioner. Painting is also used to express spiritual motifs and ideas; sites of this kind of painting range from artwork depicting mythological figures on pottery to The Sistine Chapel to the human body itself.

Colour is the essence of painting as sound is of music. Colour is highly subjective, but has observable psychological effects, although these can differ from one culture to the next. Black is associated with mourning in the West, but elsewhere white may be. Some painters, theoreticians, writers and scientists, including Goethe, Kandinsky, Newton, have written their own colour theory. Moreover the use of language is only a generalization for a colour equivalent. The word "red", for example, can cover a wide range of variations on the pure red of the spectrum. There is not a formalised register of different colours in the way that there is agreement on different notes in music, such as C or C# in music, although the Pantone system is widely used in the printing and design industry for this purpose.

Modern artists have extended the practice of painting considerably to include, for example, collage. This began with Cubism and is not painting in strict sense. Some modern painters incorporate different materials such as sand, cement, straw or wood for their texture. Examples of this are the works of Jean Dubuffet or Anselm Kiefer.

Modern and contemporary art has moved away from the historic value of craft in favour of concept; this has led some to say that painting, as a serious art form, is dead, although this has not deterred the majority of artists from continuing to practice it either as whole or part of their work.

Painting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




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