Essays Tagged: "dark colors"

Nicolas Poussin - The Rape of the Sabine Women, 250 words written by a 4.0 gpa student.

rial perspective is apparent. The colors of the building are muted, suggesting distance against the darker clouds. The clouds gain mass by the use of chiaroscuro, and are superimposed over a bright bl ... ing the illusion of turbulence as depicted in the foreground scene.The use of alternating light and dark colors, and the subtle use of foreshortening leads your eye throughout the entire painting. The ...

(1 pages) 119 3 2.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Blue Heron" by Theodore Roberts a paragraph regarding the colours used in the Blue Heron.

more somber tone, with images of "grey ... embers of yesterday" and "grey feather." The toned down, dark colors have a negative effect on the feelings that the reader experiences, and that helps the p ... the poet get the sentiments that he means to across. This contrast of the bright colors against the darker colors also signifies how the blue heron is viewed by the poet. He seems to portray the bird ...

(1 pages) 31 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Telecasters"

d Iago (Harry Carney). While the programmatic premise may be tongue-in-cheek, its opposition of two dark colors demonstrates the principles of Ellingtonian counterpoint."Due to the scales of the paper ...

(14 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The essay is about the darkness in the book "lord of the flies" by William Golding.

rd of the Flies, by William Golding, brings out the evilness in human beings, which is portrayed by dark colors and overall darkness. The novel begins as a group of young, school boys are plane wrecke ... cked on a deserted island. The boys must overcome fate and adversity to survive. Throughout history darkness has been associated with sin and the devil. Ironically the title, Lord of the Flies, has be ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Solar Energy

The water is heated by passing it through hollow panels. Black-coated steal plates are used because dark colors absorb heat more efficiently. However, this method only supplies enough energy for activ ...

(6 pages) 137 1 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Dress in middle age

s, and they were usually in a higher class. In The Canterbury Tales, the color of clothes is mostly dark colors including Monks, but Restoration period uses brighter colors which remind me enlighten a ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Venus Asleep"

k in my opinion looks like a dream. The art work has a certain disoriented charm. It has mainly all dark colors and uses these dark colors to contrast with the light skin pigment of the people in the ... chniques, but for this painting Venus Asleep Paul Delvaux used very sharp edge images with a lot of dark shadows. He did this painting with oil on a (173 x 200cm) canvas. He conveys his work using pol ...

(11 pages) 47 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Scream"- analysis of painting

the world may not be a true one.Contrast between the bright colors of the background and the dull, dark colors of the character create a sense of detachment. We are able to see that although he is st ...

(1 pages) 21561 2 4.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Samual Bak

e sky and what looked like a ocean on the far left.When he drew this picture I noticed that he used dark colors and made sharp lines, which, too me, makes me think he was depressed. He also seemed to ... e think he was depressed. He also seemed to use the season of fall which also makes it all the more darker looking.Staring at the picture I tried to figure out what Samuel Bak was trying to project. I ...

(2 pages) 368 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The writing style of charles d

ct to symbolize an emotional state. Charles Dickens also elaborates on the mood of a scene by using dark and light colors and using emotion to make the scene more dramatic. Dickens uses his stories to ... s are another very critical part in Dickens writings. He uses colors contrasting the light with the dark to create a mood for his character.Charles Dickens uses the Victorian Era to describe the envio ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Comparison of two paintings

ing, it is a night scene but Golconda has a morning scene. Therefore Somnambulist Mall Walking uses dark colors as well as many realistic colors. In Golconda, colors such as red, brown and bright blue ... e differences in the colors used, both paintings have different feeling to the eyes of the viewers. Dark colors convey mysteriousness and violence, while Golconda gives a calmer and pleasant feeling.L ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Sailboat Painting Reflection, by Sven Harvey

is vibrant painting. There are numerous bright colors that strike the eye and stand out greatly. No dark colors are present in the painting except for the outlining trees, which are a deep forest gree ...

(2 pages) 30 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Time Capsule Assignment

s that were brought together during the Baroque heading. Artist used a strong contrast of light and dark colors to create a shadow or 3D image to develop and increase the effects of many sculptures an ...

(4 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Van Gogh

tato-Eaters, 1885, Amsterdam), influenced by one of his artistic heroes, Millet. This painting used dark, murky colors, almost as if to show no life or happiness in the portrait. Van Gogh used most of ... line, and form. Although he didn’t have a dominant art element, he did make a transition from dark colors to light colors.Vincent moved to Paris in 1886 and lived with his devoted brother, Theo, ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Mythological Presence in Nike

, this picture however holds intense emotional and mythological meaning, the urban setting, and the dark colors allure to great emotional dismay, yet the fact that the boy is simply urinating on the w ...

(3 pages) 1543 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Dancer Adjusting Her Slipper

sting Her Slipper" is silverpoint. I would use this medium because I would want the image to become darker over time. This drawing shows a lot of meaningful potential, however I think this drawing is ... drawing shows a lot of meaningful potential, however I think this drawing is too boring left as is. Darker colors appeal to me so this drawing would grab my attention more if it contained more contras ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays