Buy My Art on Posters, Cards, Shirts, more. CLICK ON IMAGE & GO TO MY ZAZZLE SHOP.

Buy My Art on Posters, Cards, Shirts, more. CLICK ON IMAGE & GO TO MY ZAZZLE SHOP.
My art on products on all world Zazzle sites. Check top of shop for any sales.

Buy Fine Art Prints of my Paintings on Paper, Canvas, More.

Buy Fine Art Prints of my Paintings on Paper, Canvas, More.
Click on image to go to my Fine Art America shop.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Conveying Powerful Figures in Art, My Painting Gymnastic Strength




I again wanted to convey a figure’s power and strength in my painting, Gymnastic Strength.  The outer contour lines of the figure show the muscles of the gymnast. Since the figure is turning slightly towards the left, the right upper arm muscles are larger than the left arm muscles. I also used modeling of the figure with light, mid tone and shadow to convey strength. My focus was on the upper arms, particularly the right upper arm. The lighting had been from above; I changed the lighting to come from the right upper side. This allowed me to better convey the modeling of the figure. Michelangelo was a master at drawing and painting powerful figures. My single thick, impasto stroke of paint is the highlight on the right deltoid muscle to emphasize my focal area. The composition is also unique. The figure is in a central area on the support; the figure is cropped. This composition gives more strength to the gymnast.

Keep informed of sales. Follow me on Facebook and/or Twitter.

Buy images of my paintings on items, i.e. greeting cards, postcards, shirts and mugs. Customize style, color, border and more. Final prices are shown after you customize products and select the quantity of the product in my store and other stores. Did you know that my items are in the public setting?  If you are on another Zazzle site, i.e. Zazzle.ca, you can buy my items. You will not be eligible for sales on Zazzle.com. If you received this post via email (feedburner), you may need to copy and paste this URL into your browser, http://www.zazzle.com/arlenebabadartist*   

You can receive updates of my posts by email or by subscription. Subscribe in the right upper widgets. Forward this article to interested friends and family. Also join my Facebook Fan Page; click on the Fan Page widget to your right. Follow me on Twitter. http://artbyarlene.blogspot.com

Buy signed fine art prints of my paintings on archival matte paper. http://www.etsy.com/shop/artbyarlenebabad



http://www.blogcatalog.com/directory/art/

No comments: