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I Love Art That Makes Me Think

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    Deigo Rivera

    A number of years ago I made a trip to Mexico which included a four day stay in Mexico City. In the Hotel Del Prado is a mural by Diego Rivera. You don't just take a quick glance at his murals, you study them, you absorb them and you become absorbed by them. Hours later and days...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    Me Tooo

    I love art . i find itsĀ a way to express myself however in the past my feelings have been repressed and so has my urge to paint .. Recently i have been shown how to let my feelings out and now the feeling to want to paint my mood has returned .. i am grateful to that person who...
    prettypoppie prettypoppie 41-45, F Oct 31, 2012

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    Abstract Art And Other Stuff

    its cool to look at stuff thats pretty but i also like to think while im gazing so art with messages really i dig it lol i love to go to the museums and just look at each piece and try and imagine myself as the artist how do i let those gazers know what i wanna say and there it...
    letsfeelthelove letsfeelthelove 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Art That Makes Me Think

    Art that makes me think,Love it,Interesting,The more you think,The better.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Oct 29, 2012

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    Music

    i love all sorts of arts but music has to be one of my favourite. right now i'm listening to a girl named Aura dione and all i can think is "where has this been all my life"? her music is so pertty. i could almost made up a dance for almost all of her songs. i also really...
    realgirlrealtalk realgirlrealtalk 18-21, T 4 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    I love Banksy. How he makes us think about the

    realistic view of the tourist industry. Is it really the happiest place on Earth? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=V2NG-MgHqEk
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    halfhearted halfhearted 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    What is that sound in my head, what is that thumping in my chest, what is that twitching in my hand, what are those visions racing across my minds eye and whispering in my ears? As...
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      The "weapons" artists have to "attack" our sight and impress our spirit.
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    Does anyone else have an interest in zines? I absolutely love them!
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    I love the Work of Loui Jover 
    FindingDali FindingDali 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i love to paint and draw . my new obsessions is oil paints. just did my first oil painting and i love how the colors pop in it. painting forces me to completely focus all of my...
    stray4life stray4life 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    JohnnyBean's New Art #1
    JohnnyBean JohnnyBean 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This was done with Derwent inktense pencils. Absolutely in love with this medium!
    fluffypinkmarshmellows fluffypinkmarshmellows 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I JUST BURNT FINGER WITH A HOT GLUE GUN OMFFFF
    disboiishgayy65 disboiishgayy65 13-15, M 5 Responses Feb 2

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    Trying to get better at facial features.
    MrBugsyMalone MrBugsyMalone 13-15, M Feb 1

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    Quick sketch of my sweet boy :)
    fluffypinkmarshmellows fluffypinkmarshmellows 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    A couple more charcoal portraits. Each one took approximately twenty minutes.
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    My baby loves me...it just hurts that he decided to tell me after I left the country for three weeks. Now I'm nine thousand miles away and all I want to do is be with him when I'm...
    PotPrincess PotPrincess 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Hey guys you should check this out. A friend is starting a jewelry shop and I just wanted to help her out by doing a little advertising!
    jellybelly1217 jellybelly1217 18-21, F Jan 31

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    Old barn.. Watercolor.... :)
    chris23cnm chris23cnm 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Have a lot lot more to add to it.. But so far I'm pretty impressed with myself, being that this is my 3rd time ever painting. Painted with acrylic paint.
    Lostinexile Lostinexile 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 31

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    Testing out prismacolor's Nupastels. Loving the textures and ability to layer colors.
    fluffypinkmarshmellows fluffypinkmarshmellows 31-35, F Jan 31

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    Was messing around with charcoal and decided to do a portrait. Any advice is appreciated :)
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I had a lot of fun painting this piece.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    One day art piece Medium: charcoal
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    In the surf... In Watercolor :)
    chris23cnm chris23cnm 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    art is very exhausting, it's a full body process that takes mental and physical work... but I love it
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    In the rain.. Watercolor.. :)
    chris23cnm chris23cnm 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Completed new one for this week! Medium: oil paint
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    Arts is way to express yourself ...
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    A portion of the new piece I am working on
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    The best way I know to free this dark mind of mine. No better feeling then creating something. Trying out the infamous adult coloring books as well.
    Lostinexile Lostinexile 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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      Now what a fantastic use of perspective to please the eye...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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      Just came across this wonderful painting by someone who is just learning to sketch and paint...beautiful...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    How do you like them apples.. Still life in Watercolor :)
    chris23cnm chris23cnm 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    On Wednesday, four of my former students came in during lunch to vent. They are among the artists I wrote about in another experience about this group. When I had them last year...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    The most genius and beautiful art is always born from pain...
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    Finally found enough inspiration to start drawing again. Really felt good about getting this one done. :)
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