Speaking On Art #8

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Three Knights At King's Castle by Roopa Dudley

Three Knights At King’s Castle by Roopa Dudley

C a t e g o r i e s
Welcome
Learning
Looking
Appreciating

C o n t r i b u t i o n s
PekoeBlaze
Making Fast Art
Simpson’s Paradox
I Guess I Could Read The Wall Text
Roopa Dudley
Three Knights At King’s Castle

Welcome to this edition of Speaking on Art. Thank you to our contributors. At the crux of appreciating any art may be in understanding it. We all have the ability to see beauty, as we see it, but knowing a little of the depths of meaning, or of the artist’s intentions, brings the work to a new level of personal value. This issue focus’ on appreciating and goes well with our survey Importance of an Artist’s Statement, and with Roopa Dudley’s guest post Defining Your Purpose Through Your Artist’s Statement.

In this issue…

Pekoe Blaze provides five tips on how to make “fast art”  and explains what “fast art” is, describing experiences with making it.
Simpson’s Paradox attempts to understand abstract art.
Roopa Dudley provides insight into her painting, Three Knights at King’s Castle.


L E A R N I N G

PekoeBlazePekoeBlaze presents Making “Fast Art”; “Whilst it probably goes against the old idea of an artist spending weeks on working a single drawing or a year working on a single painting, it’s still possible to produce good, or at least reasonable art fairly quickly. However, it’s more than that. It’s a way of thinking.” […]

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L O O K I N G

WallText

Simpson’s Paradox presents I Guess I Could Read The Wall Text; “I don’t really get abstract pieces, but if you want to paint blobs and lines and sections of color, why don’t you title it something that hints at the point? Why are these always called things like 27 and Untitled?” […]

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A P P R E C I A T I N G

ThreeKnightsRoopa Dudley presents Three Knights At King’s Castle; “This time they are discovering the Lost King’s Castle buried deep inside the ocean. Nobody knows if someone actually lives there or if it is an abandoned Castle – perhaps a sculpture made by an Artist for the Coral Reef project?” […]

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MT McClanahan

An artist and perpetual thinker, MT McClanahan finds inspiration through connecting ideas across a broad range of topics. He especially enjoys philosophy and how art and life interconnect. He is the founder of TPT and his paintings can be seen at mtmcclanahan.com.

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