500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #266 – Evita Peron

Evita Peron The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… This is one of those titles that just seems to fit. Was I watching Evita and the image of Madonna hiding a high note stuck in my head? Who knows for sure? There is a great deal of strength coming from this … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #266 – Evita Peron

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #265 – Golda Meir

Golda Meir The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… There’s a complementary expression of outer strength and feminine beauty. She is holding herself high and tells me her beauty is not a tool for others to use, nor will she use it against others to get her way. She is simply … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #265 – Golda Meir

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #264 – Her

Her The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… She exudes beauty and femininity from the head down. All the curves are formed to touch and she holds her arms over them as if embarrassed by the effect she has on us. She is a beauty. I chose “Her” instead of "She" … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #264 – Her

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #263 – Paloma Picasso

Paloma Picasso The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… Although very much influenced by a multitude of Miro’s paintings, there’s something about this that reminds me of the strong pose of Paloma the fashion diva. There’s a flair in the pose that I think was less evident prior to firing, but … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #263 – Paloma Picasso

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #262 – The Ascent

The Ascent The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… According to my sketch notes, this was meant to be a conclusion piece for a series. Showing the progress of the lone figure emerging from his stony prison. In the end, this piece stands by itself; complete and jubilant. A symbol of … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #262 – The Ascent

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #261 – Emergence #1

Emergence #1 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… Here he is, the first man to break free of his stony prison. Have I borrowed too liberal from Tolkien’s mythos with my own birth-of-man allegory? Perhaps, I see it more enjoyable to see a man born from solid stone, like his … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #261 – Emergence #1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #260 – Emergence #2

Emergence #2 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… As I write this, I see him as a figure stuck in an iceberg, floating by, helpless and silent to our ears. We see him waving his arms, obviously stuck in his ice, but oddly peaceful. What is he trying to say … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #260 – Emergence #2

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #259 – Emergence #3

Emergence #3 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… The figure here is in a trance of bliss. Enveloped in music and dance, completely unconcerned by the stony base that seems to me encroaching it’s way up its body. Is he telling us that bliss is a prison, or is he … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #259 – Emergence #3

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #258 – Emergence #4

Emergence #4 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… This one is filled with surprise and fear for me. As if he is being pushed against his will to leave his cocoon. I can relate to this face, as it is how I’ve felt on many occasions when leaving my own … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #258 – Emergence #4

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #257 – Emergence #5

Emergence #5 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… There are so many sculptures and paintings of Tutsi Warriors. Always tall, with and without robes, always tall. Majestically reaching for the endless possibility. Proud, and courageous, filled with inner strength, and beautiful for it. Not emerging, but always growing. The Technique: … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #257 – Emergence #5