Monthly Archives: April 2008

Joel Masewich – Original Fine Art

http://joelmasewich.com/Gallery/KluaneEcho.htm Joel Masewich uses stainless steel on his canvasses. Doesn’t it give unusual light reflections and deep perspectives? One almost feels in front of a 3D work .Title:Kluane Echo. Thank you, Twixel , a great find ( as usual !). … Continue reading

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Balloon Tree – Marcin Jakubowski digital painting

http://www.balloontree.com/illustrations.php?img=november Expressive mix of photography and digital drawing by Marcin Jakubovsky ( “November” ). A few blurry leaves, the bent silhouette with the upturned umbrella ( see also the lines in the black colour), all this gives us the illusion … Continue reading

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Joseph Holmes – Monet Brook

http://www.josephholmes.com/pages/009.html Another fine example of colour mastering by the same J.Holmes ( “Monet brook”); this photographer teaches colour management- see ‘processes’ on his site.http://www.josephholmes.com/processes.html

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Joseph Holmes – Maples and Birches

http://www.josephholmes.com/pages/002.html There is a singular delicate pastel colouring in this New Hampshire landscape photograph by Joseph Holmes; northern autumns are so often represented by such vivid red !-“Maples and birches”. White Mountains, NH, 1985. Thank you for the link, Stteve.

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http://img187.imageshack.us/my.php?image=20080225101235img019834hh3.png The objects in Stephen Blackstone’s photographs seem as carefully prepared as in slides for a forensic microscope. They could be precise illustrations for an imaginary encyclopedia one explores with mounting curiosity.http://www.onestoneeye.com/index.php?showimage=661. Thank you, badhair1963 for the link.

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http://img72.imageshack.us/my.php?image=papreslacorniche632808et3.png Look at the middle of this painting: the soft colours are running down, as if they still were in the process of recreating memories, never quite achieving it . “Apres la corniche” ( after the coastroad ), Claire Degans … Continue reading

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http://www.malettigianfranco.it/maletti_000004.htm Fascinating use of tissues and colours , where the artist plays with opacities and transparencies .Have a look on his blog as well, full of unusual references ( collage).Thank you.http://www.malettigianfranco.it and for his blog on Stumble: maletti

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http://papercuts.blogs.nytimes.com/author/ditzkoff/2008/03/27/ About teleportation, timetravel and precognition , a few comments by Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist author of ‘Physics of the Impossible’. There I was, waiting in airports long queues, hoping to be able to tell ‘beam me up’ in … Continue reading

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AlterSerenuss reviews – StumbleUpon

http://alterserenus.stumbleupon.com/ A nice place to meander in: you will meet various poets and illustrations chosen with care. Thank you.

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Weston Gallery – Fine 19th and 20th Century Photography

http://www.westongallery.com/nagasaka3.htm The serene beauty of Mount Yoshino, by the same photographer, Yoshimitsu Nagasaka.

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Newspaper with glasses Original Art by Tomasa Martin :: PicassoMio

http://www.picassomio.com/tomasa-martin/51611.html oooh! I love this soft light !

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rayliffe24s reviews – StumbleUpon

http://rayliffe24.stumbleupon.com/ Rayliffe24 is chirping again, and sharing quality art chosen with loving care and enthusiasm. This is a tonic blog , and each page is an exciting surprise. Thank you for sending me this Denis Brown’s calligraphic glass piece, Ronnie! … Continue reading

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http://www.photoforum.ru/photo/427374/index.en.html Beauty of simplicity: Gennadi Jurshevich created a perfect composition : 3 circles in a triangle in harmony of colours, with clever lighting, and texture contrast. Thanks, pyderi for the link to this site.

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http://img383.imageshack.us/my.php?image=deepoceanap8.jpg Speaking of waves crashing, this painting gives even more the impression of being oneself some piece of jetsam ! I am unable to read the name of the author, this image was floating all alone on the Net. Does … Continue reading

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http://www.redbubble.com/people/kateferris/art/930490-1-stormy-seas Cyrion led me to “The Scots are coming” Group, where I found this so realistic photograph of the ocean by Kate Ferris. I am hearing the waves crashing…

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M.C. Escher Mindscape

http://cybermuse.gallery.ca/cybermuse/youth/escher/gallery/slideshow/gallery0308_e.jsp I started stumbling, and here it is, an original Escher print whose copy is hanging in front of my desk! It makes me think of S.Lagerlöf and H.Chr.Andersen, with their tales of children flying on birds…It is called Day … Continue reading

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GALLERY

http://www.armando.co.uk/RecliningNude.htm An “abstract” where you still can see the original forms that inspired it ( The Kiss, Rodin’s sculpture ).The curved lines and the richly nuanced colours ,all seem to lead towards the centre of this painting :a point of … Continue reading

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http://www.mrs.org/s_mrs/doc.asp?CID=1803&DID=171434 Volcanic eruptions on Io ( Jupiter’s satellite) wouldn’t you think ? Well, these are nano-explosions, presented by Fanny Beron (Ecole Polytechnique ,Montreal) at the Materials Research Society meeting last fall .She won the competition ‘Science and Art’ – For … Continue reading

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2007 Ranamok Glass Prize Finalists

http://www.ranamok.com/2007_detail_pages/CrawfordH.htm From Hilary Crawford, these ‘small magnified fragments of sky’ intitulated ‘Scorched’. Their author used murrini technique ( small coloured cut glass canes cfr millefiori patterns) to evoke ‘the optical shifting (of) atmospheric particles ( that) we see as the … Continue reading

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MySpace

http://www.myspace.com/lunarize A lovely place to stay, absorbing the slow music, looking at paintings, drawings, etchings by the thai artist Luna Som. All curvy lines and intense colours: she is buiding a warm, cocoon-like space where time is abolished .Beautiful. Take … Continue reading

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