Mel Mickett And Robert Stackhouse's In The Blue

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J’Lyrick Woods Writing Assignment #1 AR-170 2-D/3-D 2-D-P.50-Figure 1.4-Mel Bochner, Vertigo This conceptual artist has taken basic elements of art such as lines and color and has created this amazing two dimensional artwork, Vertigo. In this artwork the artist uses regular lines, a rhythm of diagonal lines, and a slight tint of an orange in the background of the actual lines. The different directions, overlapping, and crossing of the lines, help imply the chaos and disorder the artist is trying to reveal through this painting. 3-D-P.69-Figure 1.39-Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse, In the Blue (Crest) These two artist have taken the basic elements of art such as lines and color and has created this amazing three dimensional artwork, In the Blue (Crest). In this work the artists have made their rectangular shapes emphasize lines that represents ripples in the water. The different shades of blue represented with the negative space creates an illusion of water surrounding the viewer. The different shades of blue also illustrates the depth of the water, as the blue gets darker it represents the bottom, and as it gets lighter the representation of being closer to the surface is presented. The overall composition of…show more content…
All three artists uses the lines in weird directions such as crisscrossing and diagonal placements in both artworks. In the Blue (Crest), used different tints of blue and Vertigo, used different tints of orange giving two different views of the artwork. The blue used in In the Blue (Crest) helped with portraying the feel of water and the orange just seems as a color placed in the painting of Vertigo, even though with the lines it helps represents the chaos in the picture. They both were similar besides the dimensions, In the Blue (Crest) did give a different feel since it was three dimensional than the two dimensional
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