Transcription Pages 37 Girl and Cat (can be applied to both paintings)

Continuing with my transcription of Paula Rego’s ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’.  Page 37 shows  that the image is mostly made from oblongs and triangles.   Page 37 references the t Bathus (b.Paris 1912) ‘Girl and Cat’ painting.  This shows an adolescent girl sitting with her cat, with her feet up, in a gloomy room.  ItContinue reading “Transcription Pages 37 Girl and Cat (can be applied to both paintings)”

My 150th Post! How did this happen?

  I can’t believe it!  These posts certainly add up if you do them every day don’t they?  And I have done one nearly every day (apart from 4)  I started on 30th November 2008 with this post I now have several catagories, which I keep adding to.  Over the past couple of weeks IContinue reading “My 150th Post! How did this happen?”

My 130th post:How’s it going so far? Well…….

This is my 130th post!  I’m quite proud of that!  So far, since I started on 29th November 2008, I have only missed 4 days (and one of them was a time difference when I went away).   Although primarily, my blog is about art, there’s also categories, such as holidays, and uncategorised (me, goingContinue reading “My 130th post:How’s it going so far? Well…….”

Transcription: Paula Rego ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ page 31 and 32

page-31 Continuing with the transcription of ‘Paula Rego’s ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ – For this page, I attempted a bit of cubism (a  movement invented by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso 1907).  This is where the surface is broken up, put back together, so that different viewpoints emerge. To be continued tomorrow….. Pages 1Continue reading “Transcription: Paula Rego ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ page 31 and 32”

Spring cleaning this blog (well, thinking about it anyway)

A quick one today, as I have to go to work soon (whilst I still have a job to go to!).  I have quite a lot of stuff to be getting on with regarding this blog: it could do with a Spring clean!  I might change the format also because I have been  having trouble withContinue reading “Spring cleaning this blog (well, thinking about it anyway)”

Transcription: page 29 and 30

Continuing with my Transcription of ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ by Paula Rego, page 29 Using an idea that I used in ‘The Lute Player’, which was inspired by Picasso’s ‘Seated Woman’, I have used a basket weave and various pattern making to translate the shape of the stepmothers body.  I was trying for aContinue reading “Transcription: page 29 and 30”

Transcription Pages 26 – ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ by Paula Rego

Continuing with my transcription ‘Snow White and her Stepmother. by Paula Rego….. ‘Splitting the picture as before, (see page 25 below) and by swapping the pieces around, the Stepmother’s flesh is now textured like her blue dress.  The blue texture has also been applied to Snow White’s skin.  There seems to be some sort ofContinue reading “Transcription Pages 26 – ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ by Paula Rego”

Transcription: pages 22 – 25 Accentuate the negative

Continuing with my transcription of ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’ by Paula Rego: – Page 22   I did this a lot..to move this on… By splitting the photo into four sections and translating into four unequal portions, a new composition emerges.  The blue of the stepmother’s dress is now used to denote her flesh. Continue reading “Transcription: pages 22 – 25 Accentuate the negative”