IDEAS, PAINTINGS

Black – Art dating Chemistry in a magical way –

black post

  A story about colour origination would be unfinished if I had left black outside. How do you make the colour black? It depends. If you’re an artist and you want to create a dark blackish hue, you have to mix amounts of all primary colours (red, yellow and blue) in order to create a very dark tending to black…

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IDEAS, PAINTINGS

Green pigment – The most poisonous date

green the poisonous colour in history

Green is the colour that you get if you combine two of the three basic colours. Blue and yellow. But the fact that you can derive it from two basic colours does not mean that it has no story to tell. Since the greens that came from mixing yellow and blue usually turned brown after some time, ancient people have…

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IDEAS, PAINTINGS

Yellow- Art meets Chemistry -third date

                                            There are some things that happen to us and you do not know how you got into them. Then you feel so connected with the subject that occupies your attention to this level that almost everything you think…

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IDEAS

Blue – date two : Chemistry dating Art ..

lapis watercolour painting

I always wanted to do a research  and find out how the pigments of the colours were made through history.  I am sharing here this research and after covering the Red colour in the previous post here is the most interesting things I have found out about the origination of “blue colours”. Resources for the post were mainly Wikipedia, ColourLex.com,…

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PAINTINGS, Uncategorized

RED – when Chemistry is dating Art

gameofpaint blog post about the origination of colors,

I m so fond of color – I absolutely love mixing colours, getting my hands dirty and making new colour hues as I have imagined. Making a research to find how colors  are made and  what is the natural ingredients they have been used since antiquity, was something I wanted to do for a long time. I thought it would…

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IDEAS, PAINTINGS

Van Gogh lives next door.

my painting for van gogh game of paint. blog post

                                            I live in a neighborhood that it is not a fancy one, or in the top 10 favorite places to live with your family in Athens. (Maybe it is not in the top 20 even… ) From my…

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PAINTINGS

find your Frida

When it comes to “Frida,” I do not know about you, but my mind goes straight to Frida Kahlo. By her bio, you find as followed: Mexican, painter, wife of the also famous painter Diego Rivera. She had a terrible accident when she was under 18 when the public bus she was in hit with a train. This accident marked…

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POEMS

“As_much_as_you_can…”

alone in silence-gameofpaint blog

“And if you can’t shape your life the way you want, at least try as much as you can not to degrade it by too much contact with the world, by too much activity and talk.Try not to degrade it by dragging it along, taking it around and exposing it so often to the daily silliness of social events and…

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IDEAS

The Body and the Beast

gameofpaint.com

    Only recently, I convinced myself to join the swimming pool in order to have some exercise. I will dare to share with you my experience of this first visit, which was indeed – in art-making terms- inspirational! I admit that I am not an athletic type of person and I never was a member of an athletic team.…

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IDEAS

Mind your… free space !

gameofpaint.com leave usefull free space

  It is not the shapes in a painting that keep your eyes’s attention, actually is the empty space around them. The importance of space around everything that forms my life is the one thing that kept my mind busy. Recently I discovered a so-called modern technique in painting with watercolours (see link here). In this technique each shape is…

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