Jmw Turner Art Analysis

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Artists Research Task
Jan Jansen
Artists:
Canaletto, JMW Turner and Ando Hiroshige

JMW Turner

analysis of his paintings: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._M._W._Turner How has each artist used the art elements of line, tone, colour to describe the texture of land, water or sky in the two illustrations that you have chosen for each artist?
2. How has each artist used the art elements of line, tone, colour to give the feeling of depth in the two illustrations that you have chosen for each artist?
The creator of this painting is called Joseph Millard William Turner (J.M.W. Turner). J.M.W Turner was born on April 23, 1775 and Died in December 19, 1851. J.M.W Turner was born in a small town in Covent Garden, United Kingdom. The name of this
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This painting is called “Fisherman At Sea”, this was his first painting only using oil pastels.
1.How has each artist used the art elements of line, tone, colour to describe the texture of land, water or sky in the two illustrations that you have chosen for each artist?
2. How has each artist used the art elements of line, tone, colour to give the feeling of depth in the two illustrations that you have chosen for each artist?
JMW Turner uses the aspect of line when he drew the fisherman's pole along with the mast and the fishing pole hanging alongside the boat. The Tone in this illustration is quite dark because it is very late at night or early morning, in the foreground the wave is so dark that it is almost black, then in the middle ground the moon is shining over the boat in the centre along with the boat next to the boat in the centre, then in the background you can see a bit of land and trees . JMW Turner uses quite dark colours all around the painting and makes the moons light,to light up and to emphasise or to bring attention to the fishing boat in the centre as well as to the boat close by. The water in this painting is quite dark and you can’t see much of the ocean except for the part where the fisherman is laying in his boat. The sky is full of dark clouds making the sky itself quite dark, but then again the clouds are gone in the area where the moon is to really emphasise the moons light and bring attention to the
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Hiroshige uses the element of line but drawing all of the trees, house, etc. The tone in this painting is not as plain compared to the other painting of Hiroshige, because there are many different colours all around the the painting. The colours that Hiroshige uses are: green, yellow, red, white, orange, black and brown. The texture of the land it very detailed because the trees in the foreground are very detailed with every leaf as well as all of the mountain and hills with all of its trees there, along with the houses in and out of the mountain. The sky is a yellow orange colour with a light of black at the top and then some white spots around the sides of the mountain along with some fog. Like I had said in the painting above Hiroshige uses the element of depth by making the objects in the back ground much smaller and not as detailed as in the fore ground of his
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