For The Love of Art

What is the overall point of a 9-5? I mean, of course the obvious….to pay the bills. But, what about the fact that you have to actually “prepare a legitimate “meal” because you’re going to be away for THAT long?”(words of truth from my boyfriend) Or the fact that you spend a majority of yourContinue reading “For The Love of Art”

My recent discovery of fluid painting

So, I’ve recently made a technical, yet highly addictive new discovery of fluid painting. By the sights of it, it seems as though this wonderful method of painting has been experimented with for quite a while now. However, it has become more and more popular. I have to say so myself…it is fun, but doesContinue reading “My recent discovery of fluid painting”

“The Photographic Message”

         Roland Barthes’ semiotic theory focuses on a structured system of signs, specifically photographs, as social phenomena. His theory emphasizes how these signs are codes of cultural knowledge and ideologies. In order to fully comprehend all of the implied meanings in an image, one must understand the cultural background that is revealed toContinue reading ““The Photographic Message””

Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers

Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers       Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis, two 20th century documentary photographers, captured photographs of the living conditions and everyday life struggles of immigrants and lower class families in New York City. Living in New York, they became fascinated with the everyday lifestyles of people around them, bothContinue reading “Helen Levitt and Jacob Riis: Two Documentary Photographers”

Formal Analysis: Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick

     Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick is an 18th century, 249×162 cm oil painting on canvas, that hangs on the wall of the Baltimore Museum of Art, in their European art collection. Mrs. P.B. Key Daingerfield gave the painting to the Baltimore Museum of Art, in memory of her parents GeneralContinue reading “Formal Analysis: Queen Charlotte With Prince George and Prince Frederick”

Human Connection with Nature

     For centuries, humans have dominated the earth, gradually altering the naturalistic aspect of nature, therefore forming a materialistic and artificialized society.    What is this thing we call a society? Is it made to change our perception of how we should truly live life freely as humans? The society that we have createdContinue reading “Human Connection with Nature”

Illustrating a Narrative: My Analysis

Luke 1:35 – And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.                      Continue reading “Illustrating a Narrative: My Analysis”

The Question of Privacy: Sally Mann Response

“I tend to agree with the theory that if you want to keep a memory pristine, you must not call upon it too often, for each time it is revisited, you alter it irrevocably, remembering not the original impression left by experience but the last time you recalled it.” – Sally Mann I’m quite sureContinue reading “The Question of Privacy: Sally Mann Response”

Welcome to the Art Prodigy Blog!

Hello readers! Welcome to my blog, thanks for stopping by. All is appreciated! So, after many years of practicing fine and visual arts, putting much time, money, and energy into a 4 year bachelor’s degree, switching from job to job to find that “right” job to make my aspirations come true, doing random projects onContinue reading “Welcome to the Art Prodigy Blog!”