Depiction 👁️‍🗨️

Representation of anyone and anything in images or words.

  • Abstraction ⚡

    Abstract expression - depicting something not having a physical or concrete existence. 

    Origins of Visual Abstraction

    • Calligraphy: Chinese and Islamic.
    • Far East painting schools: Wang Mo (王墨) (splashed-ink);
    • Chan-buddhist painting, Liang Kai (梁楷), Zen art (e.g. enso), Dajian Huineng (大鑒惠能), Sesshu Toyo;
    • Tiantai buddhism: Yu Jian (mid-13th century),
    • Daoist painting: Zhu Derun
  • Environment 🏝️

    Depiction of environments and open spaces:
    • Nature Morte 🏺

      Nature morte/naˈtʃʊə ˈmɔːt/ - still life pictures, depictions of objects, artifacts, constructions, all still and artificial life inspired artworks.

      Natures mortes depict various inanimate objects with some level of abstraction.

      Artifactsare objects made by human beings: handmade and mass-produced things and tools.

      Objectis something material, relatively stable in form, visible or tangible, a thing that you can see or touch.

    • Plein Air 🏞️

      En plein air is the act of painting outdoors, in direct or diffused light.

      This method was practiced by some of my favorite artists: Paul Cézanne, Valentin Serov, Claude Monet, Konstantin Korovin, Alfred Sisley, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vasily Polenov, Isaac Levitan,and Igor Grabar.

  • Organism

    Organisms are individual forms of life, composed of cells - organic living systems that functions as an individual entities.

    Being is an individual form of life, an organism, or an imaginary creature.