Each week will have a theme or a question that relates to the course content. Every student will contribute one blog post per week, due by 11:59 pm on the Monday night before class. Your posts should include images, a short text, and your name.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
This painting was created by Bob Ross entitled, "Mountain
Waterfall." Most, if not all of his paintings show implied space. For
example, the tall shrubbery covering part of the tree to the right and the
river gives the impression that the shrubs are closer to you. Atmospheric
perspective is used to blur some of the background trees as they go further
back, and parts of the mountain so you can't tell how far back it goes.
Overlapping the trees in front of the mountain allows you to imagine that the
mountain is further back, but not as far back as the clouds are. There is even
implied motion to the water, where the waterfall first begins it is white like
its churning, but as you follow the river the water calms down turning a shade
of blue. If you would like to see this painting being created click on the
provided link. God bless.