Essay on The Swans By Salvador Dali Imagination

765 Words Nov 24th, 2014 4 Pages
Born in Figueres, Spain on May 11, 1904 Salvador Dali imagination was created. Salvador didn’t always want to become an artist, but had incredible ambitions . His imagination and creative differed from others, at the age of 21 at the School of Fine Arts he was asked to draw a virgin just as he saw it in front of him and drew a pair of scales.
In the “Swans Reflecting Elephants”, Salvador Dali portrays three dust grey swans. The first swan to the left sits with its head held high and his wings slightly open with a turquoise hue to the left wing. The second swan in the middle neck stands completely straight with his wing relaxed on his body. The final swan’s, to the right, neck curves while his head lays on its body with his wings closed. The branches behind the swans do not contain any leaves, but stand tall with twist and turns. They reflect on to the water to create an illusion of three elephants. The swans create the heads of each elephant. The bank of the water resembles clay it consists of a dark brown and an olive green color. The sky gradients form a dark blue to a light yellow gamut of colors. In the corner lies a faint moon and on the other side two clouds float by swiftly. The one on the right resembles a man leaning on a statue. The one on the left reminds me of a playful dog laying down. On each side of the lake hold cliffs. On top of one of the dark cliffs sits a grey statue. On the side of the cliffs contain ancient drawings. This painting produces a sense…

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