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    Da Vinci and Young have painted their subject using similar but different artforms, styles, subject matters, and techniques. Da Vinci painted an oil portrait painting of Ginevra de Benci in Florence, Italy 1474 to possibly commemorate her young marriage to her husband at the age of 16. Young’s semi-abstract entry in the Archibald prize is an Acrylic and rosewater on ply portrait of Torah Bright, a champion Australian Snowboarder. Although these paintings are two very different styles (da Vinci – Traditional, Realistic; Young – Stylised, semi – abstract), they display a similar subject matter of a women looking very relaxed, yet posed. In da Vinci’s work, Ginevra de benci is looking away from the artist, keeps a sombre facial expression, hair perfectly curled, is dressed is quite modest traditional clothing, and is in the centre of attention, in front of a lake and tree background. In comparison…

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    Process-Analysis Ever since I was young, art has always been my niche, the one thing that truly defines me. Crayons, markers, finger paints, anything I could get a hold of to create something. I started creating and I never stopped, thanks to my encouraging parents and teachers. I did not get what I needed in my early years of school so started learning how to draw and paint on my own. I taught myself every tip, trick, and technique I could; desperately trying to learn how to better myself. I…

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    surfaces we regularly come across are commonly painted. Despite being surrounded by paint however, it’s an artifact that can be easily overlooked. This relates to Andrew Feenburg, Martin Heidegger and Ed Levine’s beliefs regarding technology and art. Even when looking at artwork that’s painted, it’s easy to only consider the formal aspects of the medium or how the medium helps convey a concept. What does it mean to be disconnected from how paint is made or to be heedless of the effects it has…

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    Aficionado" by his peers and admirers, is an Australian, mostly self-taught artist who was born in 1969. While he went through formal schooling and training as an accountant, he began his full-time career as an artist in 2000 at thirty-one years old. By using oil, wax, and stained canvases, he focuses mainly in abstract paintings in solo and group exhibits that show emphasis on color and shape. Within these subcategories, Kolbusz deems his work as “expressionistic” and works to show contrast…

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    The painting appears to be glossy because it was painted using oil based paint. Brooke applied the paint thinly onto the composition. The oil paint then dried through a process called oxidization, which caused the paint to dry slowly and created a glossy effect onto the painting. “A Pastoral Visit.” is an oil on canvas painting.3 Therefore, the painting’s support, or surface in which the paint is painted on, is the 119.38cm x 167.16cm4 white canvas. The canvas was white because a layer of primer…

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    Essay On Toy Safety

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    Yes Mattel had acted in a socially responsible and ethical manner with regards to the safety of its toys. Whereas he terminated several dozen suppliers for noncompliance and made numerous changes in its own plant. He also did a recall on the toys that were found panted with lead, which is stated to be a harmful neuro toxin and dangerous to children who ingested or swallow bits of the paint. Mattel could have implemented a strict safety checkpoint from the beginning. As such he could be able to…

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    Sealcoat Case

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    Sealcoat is a product that helps prevents corrosion on black top, which is caused from multiple factors such as the rain, which contains a low acid count. Plowing is also a large factor and one of the harshest reasons upon corrosion. Lastly would be tree roots, weeds and grass. Blacktop is very durable but at the same time it is very fragile. Taking care of a blacktop driveway or parking lot is a major investment that everyone should always consider into when they look to upgrade or maintain a…

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    The only way you can know for sure is to perform a simple moisture test. This involves duct taping a 16”x16” plastic sheet to a section of the floor that doesn't get sunlight exposure. Wait for 24 hours and then check the underside of the plastic for condensation as well as the floor beneath for dark areas caused by moisture. If you have moisture, then a non-breathing floor coating won't work because it will separate from the concrete. Inadequate Surface Preparation If you want to avoid floor…

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    The Strongest Optimist Chuck Close Have you ever had your whole life change from one accident? Taking away the one thing you love to do more than anything? This is what happened to an artist with the name of Chuck Close. Where others would lose hope and give up, living in sorrow for the rest of their lives he worked hard to continue to fulfill his greatest passion in life. It wasn’t easy and there for sure were many challenges, but that did not stop him. He is famous for his large scale…

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    I had to understand why Seurat used such a difficult technique for his work. I then came upon the theory that perhaps he wanted to produce a deeper sense of life in his paintings. All things in the world are composed of millions of cells, and these cells create objects, color, and everything that practically exists. I imagine that Seurat's motive was to utilize this scientific law in his work to give an atmosphere of life, texture, and movement in the scenes that he…

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