Joke Of The Day: Art Interpretation

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Nov 302017
 
Joke Of The Day: Art Interpretation A couple attending an art exhibition at the National Gallery was staring at a portrait that had them completely confused.

The painting depicted three very black and totally naked men sitting on a park bench. Two of the figures had black weenies, but the one in the middle had a pink weenie.

The curator of the gallery realized that they were having trouble interpreting the painting and offered his assessment.

He went on for nearly half an hour explaining how it depicted the sexual emasculation of African-Americans in a predominately white, patriarchal society. “In fact,” he pointed out, “some serious critics believe that the pink weenie also reflects the cultural and sociological oppression experienced by gay men in contemporary society.”

After the curator left, a young man in a Kentucky T-shirt approached the couple and said, “Would you like to know what the painting is really about?”

“Now why would you claim to be more of an expert than the curator of the gallery?” asked the couple.

“Because I’m the guy who painted it,” he replied. “In fact, there are no African-Americans depicted at all. They’re just three Kentucky coal miners, and the guy in the middle went home for lunch.”

 

 

 

 

Joke Of The Day: The Art Collector’s Wife

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Jun 062017
 
Joke Of The Day: The Art Collector’s Wife A New York attorney representing a wealthy art collector called his client. “Saul, I have some good news, and I have some bad news.” The art collector replied, “I’ve had an awful day. Give me the good news first.”

The lawyer said, “Well, I met with your wife today, and she informed me that she just invested $5,000 in two pictures that she thinks will bring a minimum of $15 million to $20 million, and I think she could be right.”

Saul replied enthusiastically, “Well done! My wife is a brilliant businesswoman! You’ve just made my day. Now I know I can handle the bad news. What is it?”

The lawyer replied, “The pictures are of you and your secretary.”

 

 

 

The Art Of Restoring Old HOT WHEELS!

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Apr 192017
 

A 1968 Camaro Restoration Done By A Master!

No matter how hard we try, we have tough time of remembering greater happiness than the one when your old man brings you a nice Hot Wheels car! Have you been to your attic lately? How about your basement? Who knows, there might be dozen of Hot Wheels beasts waiting for you! Such is the case with this 1968 Camaro restoration. YouTuber that goes by the name of barametalHW tries to restore his old Hot Wheels Camaro which is covered in dust and started to rust big time! However, some parts of it are still in great shape.

The impressive side of all this is the after effect these restored cars have! This is not his first project, but if we judge him by it – we might as well call this man the Hot Wheels Restoration Master! Anyway, the 1968 Camaro restoration process starts by removing all the rust as well as oxidation. Right after that, it is time for some polishing as the Chevy shines like it was just brought from the store! Some other parts, like the hood for example, have the problem that they are broken. An issue far bigger than rust, so greater craftsmanship comes to rescue.

Check out the restoration of this Hot Wheels 1968 Custom Camaro! This guy is Hot Wheels Restoration Master :)

 
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Hyperrealistic Art Using Renaissance Techniques

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Jan 252017
 

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You could be forgiven for thinking that these portraits are photographs, but believe it or not they’re actually drawings by Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio.

Some of them take up to 780 hours to complete, and it’s easy to see why when you look at the artist’s amazingly lifelike creations. He draws them using a combination of charcoal and graphite and the subjects are often illuminated with a single source of light that gives every piece a certain renaissance quality about it. This isn’t just a coincidence however, as Dascanio was taught the oil techniques of the old renaissance masters by Italian painter Gianluca Corona. He then combined this knowledge with his own unique style in order to create the beautiful portraits that perfectly blend the classic with the contemporary.

At first glance, the highly-technical drawings of Emanuele Dascanio look as though they’re photographs—it’s only until you see the Italian artist put pencil to paper that you realize and appreciate the true value of his artistic skill. The large, labor-intensive portraits—some that take up to 780 hours to complete—feature a combination of graphite and charcoal that are expertly rendered to form hyperrealistic compositions. Against a pitch-black backdrop, the illuminated figures’ incredible details are brought to life: every stray hair, wrinkle, and fold of fabric is visible.

Although Dascanio’s work is contemporary, it has a classic feel to it. The subjects are often lit with a dramatic single light source that recalls the paintings of Caravaggio, the renowned 16th century artist. This influence was fostered by Dascanio’s assistantship to Italian painter Gianluca Corona, who taught him the oil techniques of the old masters working during the Renaissance. Dascanio has since translated these skills into the monochromatic works that undoubtedly fool the eye with their extreme precision.

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Artist Sings And Paints During The National Anthem

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Oct 252016
 

This guy didn’t kneel during The National Anthem, he painted.

The Toledo Walleye invited artist Joe Everson to perform The National Anthem before Saturday’s home game against the Brampton Beast. Watch what followed:


This is Bob Ross meets patriotism meets hockey. It is amazing!

No matter how many renditions of the Star-Spangled Banner you’ve seen as a sports fan, there’s a good chance you’ve never witnessed an anthem like the one before an ECHL game this weekend.

The Toledo Walleye invited artist Joe Everson to perform the national anthem before Saturday’s home game against the Brampton Beast, and he brought a unique twist to the duty that not many could pull off. Everson is more a visual artist than of the recording variety, so his singing was accompanied by a live canvas painting performance that left fans captivated.

While it wasn’t quite clear what exactly Everson was painting at the start, his grand finale was well worth the wait.

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Here’s the final product:

Artist Sings And Paints During The National Anthem