Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/artappreciation artappreciation help, information, tips and techniques. en-us Copyright 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:00:26 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Art Appreciation @ BellaOnline http://artappreciation.bellaonline.com Artists Fascinated by Darkness + Shadows http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art3390.asp Mystery writers capture our imagination as to what/who lurks in the darkness. What does the 'Shadow' know? Iíll discuss artists who distinguish shadow from light in the mediums: engraving, etching, and painting. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:11:40 EST Water as a Life Force in Art http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art4638.asp We know the importance of drinking water to sustain our bodies. Many artists used water as a central or accompanying figure in their work. Iíll discuss those who I think capture the essence of water best. Sat, 30 Jun 2018 23:11:11 EST Action Figures + #MeToo in Art from 17thc Italy http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art4642.asp It may be surprising to know that action figures didnít begin with Superman. Iíll discuss what I believe to be their origin and a goddess in Greek mythology who would certainly have been part of the #MeToo conversation. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:11:11 EST